Happy 4th of July, or at least as happy as one can be these days.
Stephanie Lovegrove Hansen discusses a new Silverchair report on how publishers are leveraging technology partnerships to adapt to the pandemic crisis.
Collen Scollans looks at effective marketing strategies during disruptive times.
Have you benefited from an internship (giving or receiving!)? This month we talk to interns and internship managers to hear what value internships have brought to them and the industry.
Persistent identifiers (PIDs) are an essential part of the open research infrastructure, but need widespread adoption to be effective. Learn about Jisc’s plans to increase adoption through a national PID consortium in this post by Alice Meadows.
A fascinating conversation among important authors about racism, history, and our current moment.
The Professional Skills Map, initiated by the SSP Career Development Committee aims to guide scholarly publishing professionals across industries and career levels in recognizing their personal strengths and interpersonal and technical skills, and then map those skill sets to fitting roles across the industry, empowering them to advance in their current roles and explore potential career paths they may not have previously considered.
In this interview Robert Harington asks Daniel Hook (CEO of Digital Science and co-author of the new Digital Science report. How COVID-19 is Changing Research Culture) about his views on fundamental shifts in research culture as a result of the COVID-19 global pandemic.
This year’s conference season will look a lot different than last year’s. Here are some tips to getting the most out of attending a virtual conference.
The findings of the Workplace Equity Project’s 2018 survey have recently been published as a peer-reviewed article in Learned Publishing – learn more in this interview with WEP founders Susan Spilka, Simone Taylor, and Jeri Wachter
Happy Juneteenth! Today we celebrate the oldest national commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. Let us all continue to learn what we must learn, do what we must do, so that our nation can be what we want it to be.
We revisit two posts from 2018. These powerful testimonies, by people of color, about their experience of racism in scholarly publishing, clearly show that we have “a great deal of powerful and humbling work to do” to address racism and the white-dominated culture of our industry.
Today’s post includes part 2 of books about race and racism. When we read, we learn about each other and open our minds to other perspectives.
Today’s post features several guest authors reviewing books on racism and anti-racism. When we read, we learn.
Shocking, sobering and thought-provoking quotes from, and links to, plain language summaries of research relating to systemic or institutionalized racism, white privilege, and related topics.