Call for Volunteers
Calling all volunteers…now is the time to let us know if you are interested in volunteering your time to support SSP. Our committees and task forces will be regrouping during the month of June. Read More.
Stephan and Mervis to be Featured Keynote Presenters at the Society for Scholarly Publishing 39th Annual Meeting, May 31 – June 2
The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) has announced that its keynote speakers for the SSP 39th Annual Meeting to be held May 31-June 2 in Boston, MA will be Paula Stephan and Jeffrey Mervis. Read More.
Annual Meeting Keynote will Address Challenges of Establishing a Research Career in Science and Engineering
Paula Stephan will open the meeting with an evening keynote address discussing the challenges of entering a career in research. Stephan is one of the two keynote speakers at this year’s Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) Annual Meeting in Boston, May 31 to June 2. She kindly agreed to answer a few questions about her important research on the careers of scientists and engineers, as well as her own long and distinguished career. Read More.
SSP Annual Meeting Keynote Preview: Jeffrey Mervis on Government, Science, and Science Policy
Jeffrey Mervis, senior correspondent for Science magazine will deliver the first keynote presentation at the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP)’s 39th Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 1 in Boston. Mervis is a journalist focused on the intersection of science and government policy. Read More.
Society for Scholarly Publishing provides unique opportunities for professional development and personal growth through Mentorship Program
The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) announced today that it will pilot a new Mentorship Program starting in June 2017. The SSP Career Development Committee is seeking up to 12 mentors and up to 12 mentees to participate in this new program and provide feedback. Read More.
The April issue of Learned Publishing is now available!
Be sure to check out the latest Learned Publishing issue, chock full of insightful, informative, and inspirational writing by our publishing peers! Read More.
SSP Announces Newly-Elected Board Members for 2017-18 Term
The results of the recent election are in! Join us in welcoming the following members to the SSP Board of Directors. Read More.
Gold Sponsor, Atypon, supports refreshment break at upcoming 39th SSP Annual Meeting
Atypon will sponsor a refreshment break as part of their Gold Sponsorship at the 2017 Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) Annual Meeting to be held at the Westin Boston Waterfront in Boston, MA, May 31-June 2. Read More.
Celebrating the 250+ volunteers that drive SSP programs and activities
Did you know it’s National Volunteer Week? National Volunteer Week is an annual celebration observed in the United States and in Canada in mid-to-late April, to promote and show appreciation for volunteerism. Read More.
Platinum Sponsor, Redlink, supports Professional Headshot Studio at upcoming 39th SSP Annual Meeting; helping to raise funds for SSP Fellowship Program
RedLink will sponsor the Professional Headshot Studio as part of their Platinum Sponsorship at the 2017 Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) Annual Meeting to be held at the Westin Boston Waterfront in Boston, MA, May 31-June 2. Read More.
Aries Systems to provide complimentary Wi-Fi to attendees as part of their Diamond Sponsorship of the upcoming 39th SSP Annual Meeting
Aries Systems will sponsor the complimentary Wi-Fi as part of their Diamond Sponsorship at the 2017 Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) Annual Meeting to be held at the Westin Boston Waterfront in Boston, MA, May 31-June 2. Read More.
Explore the challenges of modern metadata with next week’s webinar
Just one week to go until the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) presents its spring webinar, ‘Building a Common Infrastructure: The Challenges of Modern Metadata’, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET on April 11. Registration for the event remains open, with a discount for SSP members. Read More.
Society for Scholarly Publishing Awards Twelve Fellowships for 2017
The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) has announced that twelve students and early-career professionals have been awarded highly competitive Fellowships for 2017. Read More.
Meet Ann Michael, CEO, Delta Think and Past President, SSP. Read More.
Platinum Sponsor, Silverchair Information Systems, supports the mobile meeting app at upcoming 39th SSP Annual Meeting
Silverchair Information Systems will sponsor the mobile meeting app as part of their Platinum Sponsorship at the 2017 Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) Annual Meeting to be held at the Westin Boston Waterfront in Boston, MA, May 31-June 2. Read More.
How to Convince Your Boss to Send You to the SSP Annual Meeting
The 39th Annual Meeting of the Society for Scholarly Publishing will be held in Boston, Mass. from May 31 to June 2, 2017. Registration for the meeting is now open. Read More.
SSP regional networking event comes to New York; Get to know your colleagues in Scholarly Publishing
The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP)’s region event series will arrive in New York City on April 13, 2017 with an evening of networking. The event will run from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Rockefeller University’s Abby Aldrich Dining Hall and Lounge, 1230 York Avenue, New York, NY and provide a great opportunity to meet and greet other locals working in Scholarly Communications. Read More.
Insights into SSP Governance
With elections coming up for the Board of Directors, it’s an ideal time to explore how SSP is governed and the role of the Board and Executive Committee. Every non-profit organization is managed a bit differently and the specifics for each organization are typically defined in the organization’s bylaws. This is true for SSP—our bylaws are available on the SSP website. Read More.
The Scholarly Kitchen Offers New Advertising Opportunity for Scholarly Communications Community
The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) announces that advertising space is now available for purchase on its popular blog, The Scholarly Kitchen (TSK). Read More.
SSP President’s e-Letter – Winter 2017
Well, the snow is starting to melt, the sun is getting warmer, new shoots of grass are starting to emerge, and of course the teasing approach of spring means that our blood starts running a little faster and all of our thoughts are beginning to turn to one thing: the SSP Annual Meeting! Read More.