In this interview, Independent Musicologist and Disability Activist Tekla Babyak (Ph.D., Musicology, Cornell, 2014) discusses her experience as an academic living with MS and shares steps scholarly journal publishers and editors can take to better support authors with disabilities.
To help promote conversations and initiatives happening around climate justice in scholarly publishing this Open Access Week, Scholastica is highlighting seven ways academy journal publishers can facilitate climate justice from the grassroots. We invite you to share additional ideas and examples in the comments section!
We're continuing our Open Access Week blog series on steps the scholarly community can take to facilitate discussions about Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in OA publishing that lead to action. In this post, DEI advocates in scholarly publishing and open research share their perspectives.
In honor of this year's OA Week theme, Open with Purpose: Taking Action to Build Structural Equity and Inclusion, Scholastica reached out to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion advocates across the scholarly communication landscape to ask their perspectives on how the community can facilitate greater action around DEI in OA publishing.