Amy LydicSSP Welcomes Amy Lydic Onboard as SSP General Manager

On December 1, 2016, Ann Mehan Crosse, SSP’s Deputy Executive Director will step down and Amy Lydic will assume the role of General Manager for SSP. Amy works out of Kellen’s Chicago office, however, the other SSP/Kellen staff, Jennifer Lanphere, Jan Kalne, and Linda Pocsik, will remain in the Denver office. SSP’s mailing address and telephone numbers will remain the same. Read More.

bostonregionalhomeBoston Regional Programming event covering UX a success; Events scheduled for next week in Philadelphia and Durham

The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) held a regional programming event on the important and evolving topic of User Experience on November 16, 2016 at the American Meteorological Society headquarters in Boston. Read More.

Lettie ConradAn Interview with Lettie Conrad, New North American Editor of Learned Publishing

In October, Lettie Conrad was named North American Editor of Learned Publishing, a major international journal published by Wiley on behalf of the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers and in collaboration with the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP). The journal is free for ALPSP and SSP members. Read More.

Outsell, Inc. and the Society for Scholarly Publishing Partner to Provide Members with Preferred Pricing for Market Intelligence Service

Outsell, Inc., the world’s only research and advisory firm focused on media, information, and technology, announces a partnership with the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) to provide its members preferred pricing for Outsell’s Market Intelligence Service. As an additional resource, the service provides confidential decision support through Outsell’s team of expert analysts and fact-based research delivered through reports and daily insights. Read More.

Ginger StraderNew Professional Profile

Meet Ginger Strader, Director, Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press. Read More.

Register now for regional events in Boston, Philadelphia, and Durham

A string of regional events hosted by the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) kick off next week with a ‘User Experience’ panel discussion in Boston, MA at the offices of the American Meteorological Society, 45 Beacon St., on November 16 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Additional events are scheduled for Philadelphia, PA. on December 7 and December 8 in Durham, NC. Read More.

Sheridan to support Society for Scholarly Publishing membership growth through sponsorship of printed of materials

Sheridan will provide printing services for the Society for Scholarly Publishing’s (SSP) membership and informational resources. Sheridan responded to SSP’s Request for Proposal for in-kind printing services in exchange for various sponsorship benefits. Sheridan was selected for their team-based customer experience, on-time delivery, and stringent quality requirements. The materials will be printed in their Hanover, Pennsylvania facility which offers high-quality print production; offset, digital and print-on-demand capabilities; and provides exceptional customer service. Read More.

Lettie Conrad announced as new North American Editor for Learned Publishing

The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) and the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) have announced Lettie Conrad as the new North American Editor of Learned Publishing journal. Read More.

Scholarly Kitchen Webinar Preview: The Future of Preprints

How are preprints affecting the future of scholarly publishing? How are the Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, and Social Sciences communities adopting this publishing trend? What impact does it have on researchers, publishers, librarians, and funders? To search for the answers to these and other related questions The Scholarly Kitchen will present a webinar entitled The Future of Preprints, on Tuesday, November 8 from 12-1 p.m. Eastern Time. Read More.

Call for Participation for the SSP 39th Annual Meeting

The SSP 39th Annual Meeting will be held May 31-June 2, 2017 in Boston. We invite you to submit a proposal for a session by completing the Call for Participation, open now through November 11. Read More.

Clarivate Analytics provides ScholarOne Abstracts to Society for Scholarly Publishing’s Annual Meeting to manage call for proposals

The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) will be using ScholarOne Abstracts to manage the call for proposals for its 2017 Annual Meeting to be held at the Westin Boston Waterfront in Boston, MA, May 31-June 2. This will be the 39th annual meeting of the society and the first time in its history to utilize a comprehensive online abstract submission system. Read More.

Charleston Pre-Conference Preview: SSP Announces Predators, “Pirates” and Privacy – A Panel Discussion on New Challenges in Publishing

Offered in collaboration with the Charleston Library Conference, the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) presents a pre-conference session titled Predators, “Pirates” and Privacy: Educating Researchers on New Challenges in Publishing. It will be held Wednesday, November 2, 2016, the day preceding the annual Charleston Conference, at the Courtyard Marriott, Charleston, SC. Read More.

Call for papers for the 39th SSP Annual Meeting opens this week; be prepared

The 2016 SSP Annual Meeting was a great event, and it’s time to start thinking about how to make 2017’s event even better! The 39th SSP Annual Meeting 2017 call for papers will begin on October 20 and run through November 11. The meeting itself will be held from May 31 through June 2, 2017 in Boston, MA. There is always a great deal to learn from each other at these meetings, and that learning starts with the call for papers! Read More.

SSP 2016 Annual Meeting brought to life by graphic recorder murals

Illustrator and visual practitioner Corrina Keeling successfully captured and visualized the new horizons of scholarly communication for attendees of the 38th Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) Annual Meeting last June with a series of murals, prepared live throughout the event. The attention-grabbing images captured the ideas presented by the keynote speakers and the key takeaways on meeting topics solicited from attendees outside the session rooms. Read More.

Webinar Preview: Building Your Next Great Product: Iterative Product Development for High-Risk Projects

The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) is presenting its second webinar of the fall, Building Your Next Great Product: Iterative Product Development for High-Risk Projects, on Tuesday, October 11, 2016, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. eastern time. Read More.

CAE ProviderThe Society for Scholarly Publishing becomes Approved CAE Provider for Educational Programs

The Society for Scholarly Publishing is now a Certified Association Executive (CAE) Approved Provider. The CAE program, governed by the CAE Commission, an independent certifying body of ASAE, is designed to elevate professional standards, enhance individual performance, and designate association professionals who demonstrate the knowledge essential to manage an association in today’s challenging environment. 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 continues its trial of a new scheme: Shadow a Professional Day. Read the Second Report Here.

2016 SSP Annual Meeting Session Recordings Now Available for Viewing

At this year’s SSP Annual Meeting, boundaries were stretched, ideas were challenged, and borders were crossed. If you weren’t able to attend or could not make it to all the sessions you would have liked to; not to worry. All of the sessions including keynotes, plenaries, and concurrent sessions, were recorded and are now available in the SSP Library. Read More.

Society for Scholarly Publishing Recognizes Five Members for Outstanding Contributions at 2016 Annual Meeting

The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) recognized the efforts of five deserving individuals at its recent Annual Meeting held in Vancouver, BC, June 1-3. Read More.

ECP Survey2016 SSP Early Career Professional Survey results to be detailed at Annual Meeting

The SSP Early Career Task Force invites you to see the results of their February survey aimed at early career professionals in the scholarly communication industry at next week’s 2016 Society for Scholarly Publishing Annual Meeting, being held June 1-3 in Vancouver, BC. Read More.

The Society for Scholarly Publishing and Arizona State University’s Center for Science and the Imagination to “write the book” on the future of scholarly publishing in 72 hour sprint

Arizona State University’s (ASU) Center for Science and the Imagination is bringing together a team of science fiction authors, scholars, digital publishers, journalists, and technologists to write a book on the fly in 72 hours at the 2016 Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) Annual Meeting. Read More.

SSP and STM Collaborate to Promote the Value of Mentorship in Scholarly Communications for Early-Career Professionals

Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) and the International Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers (STM) are collaborating to develop a panel discussion to be presented at the SSP 38th Annual Meeting in Vancouver, BC, on June 1. Read More.

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.

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.


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