To what extent are scholarly publishers and societies actively engaging with early career researchers? Findings from a white paper, and polls at the SSP annual meeting, are shared.
In the global supply chain of scholarly communications, we share a responsibility for accurate metadata that represents the publication lifecycle — from preprint to version of record, and everything in between.
As the SSP’s Annual Meeting for 2022 comes to a close, Jennifer Regala offers thoughts on what you can do to support and build our community.
The SSP Career Development Committee’s Professional Skills Map is in its third iteration, and the results are presented here. The Skills Map aims to guide scholarly publishing professionals across industries and career levels in recognizing their personal strengths and interpersonal and technical skills, and then map those skill sets to fitting roles across the industry, empowering them to advance in their current roles and explore potential career paths they may not have previously considered.
Conclusions and responses taken to last year’s Scholarly Kitchen reader survey.
Grant-funded initiatives eventually need a permanent home; here are some lessons learned from Educopia’s Katherine Skinner and Christina Drummond.
Marco Marabelli reports on the results of a study looking at the benefits and problems of remote and hybrid conferences, and what the changes in recent years will mean for meetings going forward.
The AUPresses Library Relations Committee asks Peter Berkery and Mary Lee Kennedy to share their thoughts about how relations between publishers and libraries have changed.
As the long-awaited, in-person SSP Annual Meeting approaches, we are hosting two events where prospective volunteers can learn about opportunities within the Society. We asked members of the community to share: which organization(s) do you volunteer for and why?
Matthew Salter takes a look at the new open access policy from the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST).
A.J. Boston offers recommendations for how funding agencies and research institutions can better lead the change toward open access.
A look at the results from the SSP’s survey on travel, returning to the office, and attending in-person events.
The value of streaming video as a genre of scholarly communication is just being established. Today, Danielle Cooper and Dylan Ruediger profile the leading start-ups in this space.
Lily Garcia Walton discusses Silverchair’s ongoing adaptation of working spaces and policies as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
Mark Hahnel looks at the progress that’s been made toward open research data — what’s been achieved, what still needs work, and what happens next?