This year the SSP held its Annual Meeting in Vancouver, BC. It was a great success and held insights and lessons for all. Come see what the Chefs had to say when asked: What Did You Learn At This Year’s SSP Annual Meeting?
The gender disparity at the top of scholarly publishing – and scholarly communications – is well documented. A recent article in Learned Publishing, discussed during an informal panel session at this year’s SSP conference, shows that not only are women under-represented at the top of our organizations, but also as speakers at our industry conferences. At seven major meetings in 2015, men represented on average over 60% of speakers and nearly two thirds of keynotes, and all male panels prevailed.
Robert Harington interviews Andrea Powell, Chief Information Officer at CABI, revealing an inspiring advocate and leader across publishing and technology sectors.
Help us identify discussion topics and questions for the Society of Scholarly Publishing 2016 Annual Meeting. What did you only wish you knew when you were just starting out in scholarly publishing?
The theme for SSP’s 2016 conference is Crossing Boundaries: New Horizons in Scholarly Communication. Here are some thoughts on a few of the boundaries that need to be crossed, not just at conferences but also in our community more generally.
Over the last 4 months, I have attended many of the major publishing conferences and have learned quite a bit about the average attendee. I am going to cut to the chase and say that we publishing professionals are missing […]
It is time to reframe the gender diversity issue. Women are underrepresented in leadership and yet make better leaders. Robert Harington writes that it is up to all of us in leadership positions to tip the scales of diversity towards inclusion and balance.
Last week was the Society for Scholarly Publishing Annual Meeting in Arlington. The Scholarly Kitchen Chefs talk about what they learned at the meeting and how it impacted them.
On the surface editorial independence seems so straight-forward. However, it is filled with nuance. If publishing and editorial expectations are not clearly set, misunderstandings can cause angst, poor working relationships, and even legal action.
Emma Brink discusses her experience as an intern for a publishing house, how to find such a position and how it can help build your career.
It is now conference season, which for me means lots and lots of editorial board meetings. The next swing comes in the fall when the fiscal year comes to a close. With 35 journals in the American Society of Civil […]
What’s wrong with peer review and article submission processes? What can publishers, authors, and reviewers do to improve the status quo?
Results from a new survey – one of the largest of its kind – shed light on why people choose to belong to scholarly societies. And why they don’t…
The last remaining lawsuit brought by Edwin Mellen Press founder Herbert Richardson against librarian Dale Askey has now reportedly been settled.
Serving as President of SSP for a year let me see how uniquely beneficial this organization is for scholarly publishing.