High School and Undergrad student conduct research all the time, and yet student run journals can come and go. Today’s guest post highlights the STEM Fellowship, which provides a sustainable support structure for student lead journals as well as challenges to inspire research outside the box.
Jasmine Wallace shares strategies for getting the most out of attending publishing meetings.
Charlie Rapple summarizes the panel discussion from SSP’s first UK regional event, with highlights and tips relating to career breadth, the pros and cons of working in big vs small companies, becoming a leader, networking, “becoming your best self” and “getting comfortable being uncomfortable”.
What is it like to be a leader who’s a woman of color in a world where senior management is largely dominated by white men? Find out in this conversation with three women of color who are in positions of leadership in scholarly communications and STEM.
An awareness of how neurodiverse people in academia and scholarly publishing perceive the world can improve working relationships and help them achieve their potential.
Guest author Rob Schlesinger encourages a rethink of the common requirement that graduate students publish their dissertations.
We are celebrating International Women’s Day with guest Chef Susan Spilka of the Workplace Equity Project, who recently moderated a well-attended SSP webinar on moving from diversity to inclusion and equity, on which her post is based.
Your desk is covered with brochures about getting new skills to meet growing needs, and course offerings for continuing education credits. Your inbox is filled with notices about meetings and webinars. How do you decide which is worth your time?
Happy New Year! Does it feel like everything is happening at once? Welcome to The Great Acceleration.
What topic makes you uncomfortable in our industry? For me, it’s diversity: a subject that impacts me, but that I’ve never been courageous enough to address.
Following a rich and lively panel discussion at ALPSP, Alison Mudditt summarizes the cultural changes needed and practical actions we can all take individually and within our organizations to stamp out harassment and create respectful, dignified places of work for everyone.
Abigail Wickes and Erica Leeman discuss early career experiences, the value of an MLIS degree across the industry, and the need for metadata expertise in publishing.
Have you visited the SSP library lately? It’s a treasure trove of information about scholarly communications, including videos of the sessions from this year’s Annual Meeting.
Jocelyn Dawson and Rebecca McLeod interview Safiya Noble, author of “Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism”.
In today’s guest post, Dr. Geraldine Cochran discusses why addressing issues around equity are an important first step in meeting any diversity and inclusion goals.