Webinar: Straight Talk from Librarians Supporting Open Access and Building Collections Aug 26th 12:30 ET

Last Wednesday of the Month! -- August 26, 2020 12:30 ET

Join CALJ-ACRS for our first webinar of the fall season and hear directly from librarians about trends in purchasing!

How do librarians decide which journals to add to their library’s collection? What can journal editors do to make their journals more appealing to collections librarians? How are librarians financially supporting open access publishing?

New Resource to Combat Racial Bias for Scholarly Publishing Professionals

A new diversity, equity, and inclusion resource for scholarly publishing professionals is now available. Published by Toolkits for Equity in Scholarly Publishing project volunteers, the Antiracism Toolkit for Allies is the first in a series of three, designed to provide antiracism resources for allies; for Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour; and for organizations within the scholarly publishing community.

CALJ/Journals’ Responce To COVID-19

As the current crisis unfolds, a strong sense of community among journals is as important as ever. CALJ continues and will continue to support and advocate Canadian journals through this time of uncertainty.

We want to reach out to members to learn how you are affected by the COVID-10 pandemic. The CALJ Executive wants to make sure we understand the full impact the crisis has had on the industry in order to advocate strongly to partners, stakeholders, and governments.

Making your journal digital content more accessible & inclusive Education and Scholarly Resources Webinar – January 21, 2020 at 12:00 ET / 9:00 PT

The CALJ Professional Development Committee is very pleased to invite you to our upcoming webinar focused on the current state of accessible digital content in education and scholarly resources. If you ever wondered about any of the following questions, this webinar is for you!
• Can the digital content you publish be read by digital screen readers?
• Is the font your journal uses easy to read for people with visual impairments?
• Do you include image descriptions for every image you publish in your digital content?

The winner of the 2019 Scholarly and Research Communication Award

The winner of the Scholarly and Research Communication Innovation Award for 2019 is Canadian Literature. Canadian Literature is a quarterly, peer-reviewed journal of literary criticism and review established in 1959 and published by UBC. The journal fosters wide academic interest in Canadian literature for both academic and general readers. It publishes Canadian and international scholars, writers, and poets in every issue.


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