Guest Post – New Opportunities for Early Career and HSS Scholarly Communications Professionals to Connect and Discuss Shared Interests 

The SSP announces its Communities of Interest Network, starting with networks for HSS Publishing Professionals and Early Career Publishing Professionals.

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Ask the Community: What Did SSP 2022 Mean to You?

In the last of this series of posts about this year’s Annual Meeting, SSP’s Marketing & Communications Committee cochairs ask members of our community what the conference meant to them

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Ask the Fellows: SSP 2022 Annual Meeting

We ask the 2022 Society for Scholarly Publishing Fellows to offer their thoughts on this year’s Annual Meeting.

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Results of the 3rd Annual SSP Professional Skills Survey and the Updated Professional Skills Map

The SSP Career Development Committee’s Professional Skills Map is in its third iteration, and the results are presented here. The Skills Map aims to guide scholarly publishing professionals across industries and career levels in recognizing their personal strengths and interpersonal and technical skills, and then map those skill sets to fitting roles across the industry, empowering them to advance in their current roles and explore potential career paths they may not have previously considered.

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SSP’s Early Career Development Podcast Episode 10: Industry Primer — Sales in the Scholarly Publishing Landscape

The tenth episode of SSP’s Early Career Development Podcast serves as a primer on the sales role within scholarly publishing- what sales professionals do, how they operate as relationship managers, and the role of their interactions from end user to publisher. Andy Douglas, Vice President of Commercial Partnerships and Strategic Business Development at Springer Nature, addresses these questions and more. Hosted by Meredith Adinolfi (Cell Press) and Sara Grimme (Digital Science).

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Ask the Community: Why Do You Volunteer?

As the long-awaited, in-person SSP Annual Meeting approaches, we are hosting two events where prospective volunteers can learn about opportunities within the Society. We asked members of the community to share: which organization(s) do you volunteer for and why? 

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Spring Break — Also This Week, Our Webinar on “The Future of Research as a Global Enterprise”

We’re off for Spring Break next week. But in the meantime, be sure to check out our upcoming webinar on The Future of Research as a Global Enterprise.

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Welcoming Dianndra Roberts as The Scholarly Kitchen’s DEIA Associate Editor

Dianndra Roberts is joining The Scholarly Kitchen as the Associate Editor focusing on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility.

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Community, Inclusivity, Adaptability, and Integrity  

In today’s post, Alice Meadows talks to Randy Townsend and Miranda Walker about the recent work they led to identify and articulate SSP’s core values, and how they’ll be embedded in the society’s future activities.

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Guest Post — Learning from the Experience of SSP’s 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting

What can the SSP learn from our experience of the virtual 2021 meeting that can inform future annual meetings, whatever the format?

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