Journal offices are reporting greater participation and engagement in virtual editorial boards meetings; but providing networking opportunities at these meetings for volunteers might outweigh the benefits of virtual. Angela Cochran interviews colleagues on what makes these meetings a success and what we can do better.
Last week the UK government COVID held a press briefing in an attempt to get the country behind new travel and social restrictions. What lessons can we learn from this bad example of how not to present evidence to support our positions?
Some inspiration in difficult times from a classical source.
Susan Spilka analyzes a series of surveys from Emerald Publishing that asked both academics and the general public about the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion to society.
The crisis of information integrity is real. Integrity of workflow — analyses of process, investment in process, transparency of process — is the intervention
If we are truly committed to a more equitable and resilient system of scholarly communication, we need to look beyond diversity programs and understand how this watershed moment requires us to reexamine everything, including strategy and business models.
Robert Harington asks how scholarly societies are coping as the global coronavirus pandemic continues to cast a shadow, certainly well into 2021 and very likely into 2022 and beyond?
Peer Review Week posts continue! Last week we asked the Chefs, and this week we asked the global community: “what would improve trust in peer review?”
Today sees the official launch of C4DISC, the Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications. Learn more about the organization and how you can get involved in this post by Alice Meadows.
Rick Anderson interviews Kim Eggleton of IOP about the publisher’s recently announced move to 100% double-blind peer review.
A look at how Employee Resource Groups can create positive change in the workplace.
John Oliver presents a fairly devastating look at how history is taught in America and how that has contributed to our current problems.
Looking back at a 2015 post on the musical “Hamilton”, which raises questions about history and historical practice that reflects what scholars are and aren’t doing.
Introducing The Antiracism Toolkit for Allies, an antiracism resource for the scholarly publishing community.
COVID-19 and the anti-racist movement are driving publishers to respond to and engage with readers in new and innovative ways but will these continue? This two-part guest post by Kasia Repeta features calls to action from across the publishing community.