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C4DISC Updates: New CALJ Representative and Release of Antiracism Toolkit

Dawn Roche, Journal of Ocean Technology, is our new CALJ/ACRS representative on the C4DISC Steering Committee. 

C4DISC is a community comprised of consortial groups such as societies and associations whose membership is composed of individuals, companies, or organizations, and whose mission and membership are related to scholarly communications. The Coalition was formed to discuss and address issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within our industry.

Employment Opportunity | CALJ is looking for a new Executive Director

The Executive Director of the Canadian Association of Learned Journals (CALJ) is an ambassador for CALJ, supporting and promoting the vision of the organization. This individual supports the Board of Directors as a resource of knowledge and continuity for the organization, and provides overall administrative support for the Board of Directors and the association membership.

CALJ Professional Development Survey on Topics of Interest

The Professional Development committee will be organizing webinars for the fall and spring, one each in October, November, February and March. We invite your feedback and input as we select topics for these sessions. We envision these webinars as more in-depth presentations with practical tips and tricks, and more time for questions and discussion. Each session would run 1.5 to 2 hours.

Please submit your response by September 5, 2021!

https://forms.gle/U4VG11xd39AP4TWGA

2021-2022 CALJ Board of Directors

President
Antonia Pop
Vice President, Journals, University of Toronto Press

President Elect
Lauren Bosc
Research Coordinator
Centre for Research in Young People's Texts and Cultures & Managing Editor of Jeunesse

Secretary-Treasurer
Eugenia Zuroski
Editor
Eighteenth-Century Fiction

Members at Large

Leanne Coughlin
Managing Editor, BC Studies: The British Columbia Quarterly

Dawn Roche
Journal of Ocean Technology

Abrahim H. Khan
Toronto Journal of Theology

July Newsletter

A message from the Board of Directors

Thanks again to everyone for joining us at our Annual General Meeting on June 10, 2021. We were delighted to have so many of you attend and take part. For those of you who were unable to attend, here are some highlights:

• Ken Clavette announced his retirement as Executive Director, and shared some highlights from his 8 years working with CALJ. We’ll miss you Ken, and congrats again on your retirement!
• The 2020-21 financial summaries were presented and approved.

Welcome to JMIR Publications! A New CALJ/ACRS Member!

We are thrilled to welcome JMIR Publications to our membership. JMIR Publications is an open access publisher that helps scientists disseminate ideas and research. They "envision a world where people are empowered by health research and technology to make effective, informed decisions, take control of their health and well-being, and live happier and healthier lives." 

Visit the JMIR Publications Website

Read our June 2021 "Industry News" Newsletter!

One of our newest initiatives is our monthly "Industry News" newsletter. This newsletter features articles, videos, guides, and other material relevant to our membership and the broader Canadian scholarly publishing community. If you aren't already subscribed to our newsletters, head to our homepage to signup. And if you have something you would like included in our next newsletter, please email it to communications@calj-acrs.ca.

Announcement: Winner of the 2021 SRC-CALJ Journal Innovation Award

Scholarly & Research Communication–Canadian Association of Learned Journals Journal Innovation Award

Scholarly & Research Communication and the Canadian Association of Learned Journals are proud to announce the winner of the 2021 SRC–CALJ Journal Innovation Award.

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