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01.20.2022 | SSP News & Releases

SSP’s 2022 Webinar Series Highlights Ethics, Strategy, and Challenges Ahead

SSP webinars offer great value and a convenient way to stay on top of industry developments.

January 20, 2022 – The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) is excited to release our 2022 webinar series, curated to provide highly informative, thought-provoking programming designed to challenge and stimulate discussion. Covering timely topics and regularly offered throughout the year, the SSP Education Committee works hard to develop programming aimed at professions across the scholarly publishing field, including editorial, production, sales, marketing, product and project management, publishing IT, and digital content technology.

Explore the entire series:

Feb 24, 2022


A Beginner’s Guide to Flipping to OA

How do you know if you should flip your journal to OA, and then how do you make it happen? Our panel will discuss the key metrics that support the decision to flip as well as the process required to make the transition a success.

Mar 16, 2022


Current Trends in Peer Review

Equity and transparency in the review process and compensation vs. non-compensation for reviewers are just some of the hot topics under debate in current discussions about peer review. This webinar will highlight and summarize the most significant trends and provide examples of transformative models that work.

Apr 13, 2022


The Scholarly Kitchen: Topics in Scholarly Communications & Publishing

Jun 21, 2022


Identity Crisis: Building and Maintaining a Journal Brand Strategy

Scholarly journals represent more than just the articles collected therein. Sometimes they are more widely known and recognized than the organizations supporting them! There may also be contrasts between the branding of a journal and its perceived or actual utility to its discipline. This discussion will include input from various stakeholders—editors, authors, and researchers—to identify best practices for reconciling and realizing branding goals.

Sep 15, 2022


The Future of Scholarly Publishing: Three Trends to Be Ready For

What will the future of scholarly publishing look like? In this webinar, industry leaders will tell us what they see as the top three challenges we all need to prepare for. Should we focus on addressing the growing suspicion of science, shrinking funding for universities, critiques of the value of peer review, or the industry’s trend toward market consolidation? Or something else? Join us for a peek at the future and thoughts on how to get ready.

Oct 12, 2022


Three Ethical Challenges in Scholarly Communication

An international panel will discuss three ethical challenges in scholarly publishing today: citation leakage, text recycling, and ethical issues around data publishing. Speakers will present examples of how organizations are working to address these challenges from within the industry.

Nov 16, 2022


The Scholarly Kitchen: Topics in Scholarly Communications & Publishing

A variety of discounts are available for the 2022 series: Individuals can purchase six webinars or more on the same transaction, receive a 15% discount, or purchase three webinars on the same transaction and receive 10% off registration. Due to the rise in distributed workforces, SSP has also introduced bulk registration packages of 5, 10, or 25 registrations for individual webinars. Each registrant will receive separate access credentials, and organizations can save up to 50% of the regular webinar rates while ensuring their staff receive access to SSP’s professional development resources. Register now!

Thank you to our generous 2022 education sponsors, ARPHA, J&J Editorial, Open Athens, and Silverchair.

The Society for Scholarly Publishing is a CAE Approved Provider. SSP webinars designated with the CAE Approved icon meet the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential. For more information about the CAE credential or Approved Provider program, please visit www.whatiscae.org.

About the Society for Scholarly Publishing 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 discuss common and mutual (and sometimes divergent) goals and viewpoints.

Contact Melanie Dolechek, Executive Director | info@sspnet.org | 303-422-3914

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