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12.16.2019 | SSP News & Releases

SSP New Directions 2019 Seminar Sessions Available for On-Demand Streaming

December 16, 2019 – Mt. Laurel, NJ – The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) hosted our third annual New Directions seminar on October 2 and 3 at the 20F Conference Center in Washington DC earlier this year. With a record number of in-person as well as virtual attendees, the theme Scholarly Publishing Models “The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly” proved to be popular across a range of participants. Topics included some of the most talked-about enterprises in the field, from Plan S and OA2020 to new peer review models and preprint servers, spam journals, and mega journals.

If you weren’t able to attend, don’t worry – the entire seminar is now available for streaming in the SSP Library! The SSP Library is open to the public, so feel free to share your favorite session with your colleagues, customers, and anyone interested in scholarly communication.

Featured sessions include:

All session content can be accessed by visiting the SSP Library located in our Resources section. You can also search for a specific session by name or speaker.

Cadmore Media in partnership with 3Play Media have generously provided video hosting, transcription and closed-captioning services as part of an in-kind sponsorship. Through this sponsorship, recordings from the New Directions seminar include full transcriptions that are searchable and closed captioned. Additionally, the videos are tagged with applicable metadata —for easier discovery, segmented, and viewers can conveniently clip and share segments.

We are highlighting various sessions throughout December and January on social media, so look for #FeaturedSession on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

For more information, contact:
Melanie Dolechek, Executive Director
info@sspnet.org | 856 439 1385

About Cadmore Media Cadmore Media provides an expert environment for organizations to publish scholarly, professional and technical information through streaming video and audio. Societies, associations, IGOs/NGOs and publishers use our platform and services to enrich their media content, provide an enhanced playback experience to their target audiences, and efficiently deliver materials to the right discovery channels.

About 3Play Media, Inc. – 3Play Media provides closed captioning, transcription, and audio description to more than 2,500 customers in higher education, enterprise, entertainment, and government. 3Play Media simplifies the process of making videos accessible through flexible APIs, integrations with video players and platforms, simple plugins, and a user-friendly online account system.

About the Society for Scholarly Publishing – SSP, founded in 1978, is a nonprofit organization formed to promote and advance communication among all sectors of the scholarly publication community through networking, information dissemination, and facilitation of new developments in the field. SSP members represent all aspects of scholarly publishing—including publishers, printers, e-products developers, technical service providers, librarians, and editors. SSP members come from a wide range of large and small commercial and nonprofit organizations. They meet at SSP’s annual meetings, educational seminars, and regional events to hear the latest trends from respected colleagues and to discuss common and mutual (and sometimes divergent) goals and viewpoints.

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