Anne Stone, SSP DEI Committee member| September 14, 2023 Study after study shows stark disparities across the research ecosystem, including scholarly publishing. Effecting change is a daunting challenge that demands sustained commitment. In their recommendations, colleagues in the Society Publishers’ Coalition (SocPC) offer six routes to inclusive publishing with many program ideas and examples. Erin … Continue reading Finding Pathways to Equity – Recommendations from Society Publishers’ Coalition: Spotlight Interview
We are delighted to announce the launch of the new C4DISC DEIA Community of Practice. This peer-to-peer community of interest is intended to enable participants to build trusted connections and provide knowledge-sharing opportunities. All those working in any DEIA capacity (whether in a dedicated role or not) in scholarly communications organizations are welcome. This COP … Continue reading Welcome to the C4DISC DEIA Community of Practice!
C4DISC: Advancing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility in Scholarly Communications Wednesday July 26 13:00 – 14:00 (BRT/UTC-3) Time Zone Convertor This webinar will provide an introduction to C4DISC, an overview of resources available through C4DISC, current projects in the pipeline; and information about how organizations and individuals can contribute to future resource development. Attendees will … Continue reading SciELO 25 Years Seminar
The 2023 Workplace Equity Survey has already received hundreds of responses. We invite everyone working in scholarly publishing to take and share the survey. To be representative of the scholarly publishing industry, we need the broadest range of respondents around the world. We ask industry leaders, DEI committees, and people and culture leaders to help … Continue reading Remember to take part in the Workplace Equity Survey 2023!
C4DISC has launched the Workplace Equity Survey 2023 to assess DEIA progress to assess how workplaces in the scholarly publishing industry have (or haven’t) changed since the first survey in 2018. We welcome your personal stories of your lived experiences and perceptions – the access or barriers to opportunity, inclusivity, and equity you are encountering. … Continue reading Share Your Views and Stories – The Workplace Equity Survey 2023 has launched!
Volunteers Needed! C4DISC New DEIA Community of Practice C4DISC is seeking volunteers to help manage a new Community of Practice, a virtual space for peer learning around DEIA in scholarly communications - for those with a dedicated DEIA role or with a DEIA remit as part of their role, whether in a paid or volunteer … Continue reading Call for Volunteers – DEIA Community of Practice
Demographic Information in Peer Review Systems: Challenges and Solutions 22 March | 11:00AM (ET) Insufficient representation among editorial leadership, editorial boards, authors, and reviewers remains a key barrier to promoting an inclusive and equitable scholarly publishing industry (Buchanan, et al., 2021; Hanson, et al., 2020; Roberts, et al., 2020; & Roh, et al., 2020). The … Continue reading Webinar | Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications
Simon Holt, Erin Osborne-Martin, Miguel Ramon, Matthew Salter, Karen Stoll Farrell | December 12, 2022 The authors would like to thank those who contributed ideas to this piece, including: Lisa Braverman, Sylvia Hunter, Dan Shanahan and Jennifer Erica Sweda. December 3 marks the UN’s annual International Day of People with Disabilities. Over … Continue reading 10 Quick Wins to Make Your Organization More Disability Inclusive
Call for Volunteers Workplace Equity Survey 2023: Assessing Progress in the Scholarly Publishing Industry How have the pandemic, racial reckoning, and worldwide economic and political instability affected workplace equity in the scholarly communications industry? Did the profusion of public statements after the murder of George Floyd actually result in measurable changes? Our goal … Continue reading Call for Volunteers Workplace Equity Survey 2023
Knowledge Futures Group | Nov 09, 2022 Abstract The Knowledge Futures (KF) has positioned itself at the intersection of tech and academia; two fields that require serious improvement when it comes to diversity and inclusion. While racial and gender equality sit at the forefront of our mind, existing structures for academic success lead … Continue reading KF Pro Bono Services Advance Anti-racism and Structural Justice with Latest Release of C4DISC Resources