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.
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.
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?
Raymond Pun, Sai Deng, and Guoying (Grace) Liu on the challenge of advocating for diversity, equity and inclusion within scholarly communications when your own institution isn’t “there” yet.
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.
Are we still doing the work it takes to make positive and impactful change? Are we continuing the work to break down systems, policies, and unwritten industry rules that are no longer fit for purpose?
Part two of an introduction to two new toolkits from C4DISC — today a look at the Antiracism Toolkit for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color.
The first of a two part series introducing new toolkits from C4DISC: Guidelines on Inclusive Language and Images in Scholarly Communication and the Antiracism Toolkit for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color.
Another “mixed bag” post from us — Is it time to leave Twitter? How can we incentivize journals and authors to take up open science practices? What is “involution” and is DEIA the solution?
Robert Harington considers whether open and public access models, as they have emerged so far, are delivering us to a more inequitable publishing future as we rush towards openness.
FORCE11 hosts a diverse virtual conference to build global connections to improve scholarly communications.
Laura Norton and Nicola Nugent of the Royal Society of Chemistry answer Alice Meadows’s questions about the RSC’s Joint Commitment for action on inclusion and diversity in publishing
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.
The findings of the Workplace Equity Project’s 2018 survey have recently been published as a peer-reviewed article in Learned Publishing – learn more in this interview with WEP founders Susan Spilka, Simone Taylor, and Jeri Wachter
We Step Aside: This week The Scholarly Kitchen is spotlighting research and researchers writing about systemic racism. Today’s post comes from the resource of Particles for Justice.