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01.14.2020 | Industry News & Releases

George Washington University Hosts 10th Annual Ethics in Publishing Conference

January 14, 2020 – Washington, DC – The Master of Professional Studies in Publishing program at the George Washington University will be holding the GW Ethics in Publishing Conference, on Thursday, April 23, 2020, at the National Churchill Library and Center, Gelman Library, The George Washington University. The theme of this year’s conference is Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility.

This is the 10th GW Ethics in Publishing Conference (the last was in 2016). We invite publishers, librarians, students. and researchers, from all stages of their career, to present on topics such as equity, inclusivity, diversity, accessibility, sustainability, peer review, metrics, and other issues of ethics in publishing. Presentations will include panels as well as “PechaKucha” style, short talks. View the call for presentations and more information now!

Registration for the conference is free and will be open soon. (For those not in the DC metro area and who may not be able to travel for the conference, we will plan to stream and/or record the conference.)

In conjunction with the conference, the MPS program is launching the Journal of Ethics in Publishing, The new journal will be managed by students in the Publishing program and will be published on the Manifold publishing platform developed by University of Minnesota Press.

The Journal of Ethics in Publishing welcomes articles, case studies, and conference presentations from scholars, students, and publishing professionals on topics including, but not limited to, diversity and inclusion, accessibility, peer review, open access, sustainability, publishing metrics, equity, and other aspects and issues of ethics in publishing.

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