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C4DISC Announces New Community Administrator

  C4DISC Announces New Community Administrator   February 17, 2021 – The Coalition for Diversity & Inclusion in Scholarly Communications (C4DISC) has named Ana Maria Jimenez-Moreno, Ph. D. as Community Administrator to carry out day-to-day business for the growing organization and ensure the community is accomplishing its goals.   "I am thrilled to be joining … Continue reading C4DISC Announces New Community Administrator

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Education Is Your Association’s Calling & Responsibility

June 30, 2020 | WBT Systems As leaders in your industry, associations have a responsibility to help their staff, volunteers and members know and do better. By providing diversity, equity and inclusion education, you set an example for others in your industry and ensure that everyone has an equal opportunity to advance in their career. … Continue reading Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Education Is Your Association’s Calling & Responsibility

Call for Proposals

February 10, 2021 | Heather Dowdy, Accessibility Change Agent   The Microsoft #AIforAccessibility program is now calling for proposals that leverage AI to build and advance equity in education for students with disabilities. Check out this AI for Accessibility video featuring past grantees and how to apply for a grant.   >>>Read the full post   Originally published … Continue reading Call for Proposals

What does good look like when it comes to Diversity and Inclusion?

January 25, 2021 | Nancy Roberts, Business Inclusivity/Umbrella and ALPSP Tutor Amidst all the turbulence of 2020, one striking positive was an increased attention to diversity and inclusion, sparked in particular by the death of George Floyd and the global Black Lives Matter movement. Society, it would seem, is increasingly unprepared to tolerate discrimination of … Continue reading What does good look like when it comes to Diversity and Inclusion?

The Cell Press Inclusion and Diversity Statement — An Interview with Deborah Sweet

February 3, 2021 | Alice Meadows, NISO Director of Community Engagement In early January, Cell Press announced that they were introducing a new Inclusion and Diversity Statement, similar to existing statements about Declarations of Interest, Author Contributions, and Data and Code Availability, but focusing on aspects of an article that are relevant for inclusion and … Continue reading The Cell Press Inclusion and Diversity Statement — An Interview with Deborah Sweet

Update on COPE guidance regarding author name changes

January 25, 2021 | Rachel L. Safer, COPE Council In response to an increase in cases and queries in 2019 about author name changes after article publication, COPE formed a working group of Trustees, Council Members, publishers, editors, and authors to develop guidance on this important topic. Post-publication changes are typically accomplished with correction notices, … Continue reading Update on COPE guidance regarding author name changes