DeanSmith2015New Professional Profile

Meet Dean Smith, Director, Cornell University Press. Read More.

idpf_sspSSP co-sponsoring Academic and Professional Publishing track at IDPF Digital Conference

The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) and the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) today announced a new, co-sponsored Academic and Professional Publishing track at the IDPF Digital Conference at BookExpo America 2016 (May 11-12, McCormick Place, Chicago). Read More.

SSP38thAM_SmallImageSSP 38th Annual Meeting theme revealed; call for participation

Crossing Boundaries: New Horizons in Scholarly Communication has been revealed as the theme of the Society for Scholarly Publishing’s 38th Annual Meeting, to be held June 1-3, 2016 in Vancouver. A Call for Participation has been opened for the event and proposals for sessions and will be accepted now through November 20. The organizers of the 24 sessions selected for the final program will be contacted in December to confirm their participation. Read More.

RegionalEvent_Durham_SmallScholarly Soup on the Menu at Regional Event in Durham

There was little doubt that the audience of the first SSP regional event in Durham, NC, was in for an evening of spirited discussion when Sarah Michalak, Associate Provost and University Librarian at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, offered her hypothesis for the future of academic publishing: a smart, database-like “soup” of articles detached from journal brands. Read More.

The October issue of Learned Publishing is out now

The October issue of Learned Publishing is now out – and it’s a bumper one to see you through the end of the year. 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.

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.

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.

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.