New Professional Profile

Meet Diana Pesek, Journals Manager, The Pennsylvania State University Press. Read More.

Librarian Focus Group Preview: Moderator Sara Rouhi offers reasons not to miss Chicago meeting

Later this month members of the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) will converge on Chicago for a second 2015 SSP Librarian Focus Group. Following a successful event this past February in Washington D.C. the Education Committee has expanded the program offering a second event hosted by the American College of Chest Physicians on August 31, allowing more SSP members to participate in an active discussion at the intersection of libraries and scholarly publishing. Read More.

Catch the story behind the graphic murals at SSP’s 37th annual meeting

This year at Society for Scholarly Publishing’s annual meeting, we all saw ideas get shaped into an artistic canvas. These never seen before murals caught everyone’s attention and energized the ambience. Read More.

Melanie Dolechek Named Executive Director of the Society for Scholarly Publishing

The Executive Committee of the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) is pleased to announce that Melanie Dolechek has been named the organization’s Executive Director. Dolechek most recently served as Director of Publishing and Marketing of Allen Press and co-chaired the SSP annual meeting in Crystal City in May 2015. Read More.

The July issue of Learned Publishing is now available

There are 3 substantial articles asking how well we know ourselves, our end users, and the academics with whom we work. Read More.

SSP Librarian Focus Group expands to Chicago, to be held August 31

A must attend event for all publishers! For years the immensely popular SSP Librarian Focus Group has been held in Washington, DC. In order to broaden its reach, this event that continually sells out and delivers in depth perspectives on library environments and publisher relationships will be held August 31st at the newly constructed headquarters of the American College of Chest Physicians. The esteemed panel will be ready for your questions. For more details Click Here.

SSP Video Interviews

Watch three short video interviews with scholarly publishing professionals talking about essential publishing skills, the future of the industry and the benefits of SSP. Read More.

Annual Meeting Recap: A Look Back at SSP’s 37th Annual Meeting

Publishers and vendors, freelancers and editors, all came to Arlington, Virginia, last month for SSP’s 37th Annual Meeting where the theme was “The New Big Picture: Connecting Diverse Perspectives”. Over several busy days more than 900 attendees and 150 speakers shared ideas, best practices, and the latest news in scholarly publishing. Read More.

Inaugural Regional Programming Lecture a Success in Boston

The Society for Scholarly Publishing closed out April at the American Meteorology Society (AMS) headquarters in Boston, where the first in a new series of regional programming events was held. Read More.

SSP Announces Newly Elected Officer and Board Members for 2015–2016 Term

The results of the recent election are in! Join us in welcoming the members to the SSP Board of Directors. Read More.

SSP Announces 2015 Travel Grant Recipients

The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) announces the 13 recipients of funding available through the Society’s Travel Grant program. Read More.

View the New Publishing & Information Science Programs Listing in the Careers Section

The Professional Development Committee is pleased to offer a list of educational and certificate programs in publishing, information science, and related fields. Read More.

Send Us Your News: SSP Has a New Page for Career Announcements

To highlight what’s happening in our community, SSP has added a page to our website where members can share their latest career updates. Read More.


A new position has been added to the SSP Internship page. Read More.

Registration is now open for the 2015 SSP Webinar Series

The SSP 2015 webinar program delivers a series of highly informative, thought-provoking webinars designed to challenge and stimulate discussion. Read More.