Today we revisit Geraldine Cochran’s 2018 post, which offers a chance to understand the differences between the words “diversity”, “inclusion”, and “equity”, and how that understanding can make our efforts toward progress more effective.
Thea Sherer discusses Springer Nature’s efforts to address climate impact and how collective action can help us all do our part.
The scholarly publishing community must reduce carbon and greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to the global climate emergency. Here are some thoughts on how we can take a leading role in these efforts.
University presses are deeply committed to scholarship that shines a critical light on racist systems and histories, and to scholarly projects that seek to decolonize and make more equitable our human stores of knowledge. Do we practice what we publish?
The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health are widely discussed in the media, but responsible discussion is vital, and academic publishers have an important role to play. Please be aware that this article talks about suicide.
Dawit Tegbaru offers ideas on how the scholarly communications community can take action to address inequity.
The sudden virtualization of conferences sparked a flurry of experimentation. It is now time to build the future of the scholarly meeting.
Robert Harington asks if we need more than Open Access (OA) to truly democratize science?
Following our conversation about Neurodiversity in December, Publishing Enabled return with a discussion about how to make academic conferences more accessible to people with disabilities.
Silent Librarian is an international phishing organization that “angles” for university network credentials on behalf of the Iranian government. Crane Hassold gives us the lowdown on this dangerous scam.
How to address lies in the political life of a democracy? Education, information literacy, gatekeeping, and dialogue are not enough. Lisa Hinchliffe and Roger Schonfeld examine the issue.
Today we suggest taking time this weekend to consider the life and legacy of Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. Here we look at his “Letter from a Birmingham Jail”, which remains urgently relevant more than 50 years after it was written.
Rachel Caldwell presents PAPPI, a proposed matrix for determining how well a publisher or vendor aligns with the mission of libraries.
2020 looked like a year where volunteer-driven projects were likely to be put on hold. The good news is that so many continued to thrive and progress, despite the pandemic.
The Arecibo Observatory collapsed, laying bare the problems of funding science infrastructure.