Today’s post puts the spotlight on the European Accessibility Act (EAA) directive and how different organizations are getting ready to make their publications and services EAA compliant.
When we discuss systemic racism and the impact it has had to date, we must consider the stereotypes that have been put upon Black women for centuries and how that affects mental wellbeing.
The traditional “normal” in academia often lacks the richness and dynamism required for robust intellectual discourse and innovation. How can we cultivate a “personalized normal” that celebrates the uniqueness of researchers and empowers them to communicate their discoveries innovatively?
Accountability is at the center of leadership. We must hold people, policies and structures to account and if we are struggling with tackling the hard questions, are we really doing the work?
The COVID pandemic brought changes in what was acceptable to working life. Should we give up those benefits for the sake of returning to the office? How does each individual person’s experience differ, and how can we create conditions that allow all to thrive?
How do we strike a balance between humans and AI to improve peer review? We’ve interviewed a few publishing experts who specialize in human and AI ethical, equitable, and sustainable publishing solutions to share their thoughts on the future of peer review.
What uses for artificial intelligence (AI) might we expect outside of the publication workflow? Some answers to this question can be found through the lenses of sustainability, justice, and resilience.
A new collaboration between JSTOR and the social annotation tool Hypothesis has seen more instructional uses of content and greater engagement among students with the material.
Shamsi Brinn (UX Manager at arXiv) and Bill Kasdorf (Principal of Kasdorf & Associates, LLC) discuss the recent Accessibility Forum hosted by arXiv. Over 2,000 people registered for the Forum; over 350 attended the live event; and hundreds more are accessing the recently published videos.
Digital transformation can revolutionize the world, turning it into an inclusive place for people with and without disabilities, with accessibility powered by artificial intelligence.
We invite you to participate in the 2023 Workplace Equity Survey. What has changed since the last (2018) Survey? Is DEIA still a priority, or are we seeing organizations take a step back?
The experiences of the Society for Scholarly Publishing DEIA committee can inform DEIA efforts throughout our industry. Here Rebecca Kirk, Allison Leung, and Shaina Lange present key lessons learned.
Researchers write articles for a primary audience of peers. Open access has expanded the actual distribution. What to do about the growing mismatch?
Part three of a three-part series aims to discuss the topic of advancing accessibility within scholarly communication with the focus of digital accessibility.
Part two of a three-part series aims to discuss the topic of advancing accessibility within scholarly communication with the focus of digital accessibility.