Society for Scholarly Publishing Awards Twelve Fellowships for 2016

The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) has announced that 12 students and early-career professionals have been awarded highly competitive Fellowships for 2016. Read More.

Shadow a Professional Day

In an effort to advance the professional development of members through a practical, collaborative learning experience, and to grow professional networks, the SSP Professional Development Committee is trialling a new scheme: Shadow a Professional Day. Read the first report here.

idpf_sspRegistration is open for IDPF DigiCon, featuring an Academic and Professional Publishing track at the conference co-sponsored by SSP

Registration is now open for the 2016 IDPF DigiCon @ BEA, scheduled for May 10-11 at Chicago’s McCormick Place. Formerly known as IDPF Digital Book, IDPF DigiCon @ BEA is a two-day, co-located conference focused on all the key issues faced in advancing publishing in an increasingly digital world. Read More.

Learned Publishing’s April issue is now available

Learned Publishing (LP)’s April issue as now available with a focus on discoverability. Remember that access is free for all SSP members. SSP members, please click here or log in to the member center on the SSP website to access the full content. Read More.

SSP Announces Newly-Elected Board Members for 2016-17 Term

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

Deepika BajajNew Professional Profile

Meet Deepika Bajaj, VP, Publisher Relations, RedLink, Inc. Read More.

Traveling to Canada for the Annual Meeting ? Here’s what you need to know!

If you’re traveling to Canada for the event be sure to check out our travel guide for all the information you’ll need to make sure the trip goes smoothly. The June 1 start of this year’s Annual Meeting in Vancouver, BC is rapidly approaching, make sure you’re prepared! Read More.

SSP Seeks Feedback on Training and Education Needs of Scholarly Publishing Professionals

The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) seeks to better understand the changing needs and preferences of professionals involved in scholarly communications as they relate to professional development and continuing education. All stakeholders in the field are invited to participate in this study by completing a brief survey. Read More.

Supporting Diversity and Inclusion through a Code of Conduct

Each year the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) Annual Meeting brings together a diverse group of individuals with various professional and cultural backgrounds, divergent views and unique perspectives—this is largely what makes the event so appealing to our members and attendees. SSP is committed providing a safe and productive meeting environment that fosters open dialogue and the free expression of ideas. Earlier this month, the SSP Board of Directors approved the adoption of a Code of Conduct for Annual Meeting attendees, speakers, exhibitors, staff, contractors, volunteers, and guests as a declaration of the organization’s values and a show of support for diversity and inclusion. This Code will be in effect at the 2016 Annual Meeting. Read More.

SSP38thAM_SmallImageMaking the most of your trip to Vancouver

There’s a moment in every conference when the sessions conclude, the lanyard comes off, and the business traveler slips into the city, anonymous once more. If you’re travelling to the 38th SSP Annual Meeting in Vancouver, you’ll have some choices about how to spend your non-session time in one of the great Pacific coast cities. Read More.

How to convince your boss to send you to Vancouver

The 38th SSP Annual Meeting will be held in Vancouver, British Columbia, June 1 to 3, 2016, with registration opening in early March. Here are some tips for convincing your organization to send you packing (in a good way!). Read More.