Data Collection on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Collecting demographic data can provide key metrics useful in understanding who is at the table deciding what gets published, including organizational leadership and staff composition. This category provides information on the importance of collecting demographic data, tools for collecting demographic data, and ways to use demographic data to guide strategic planning and day-to-day decision making.

Introducing Demographic Questions during Manuscript Submission at the American Psychological Association 
The Scholarly Kitchen
American Psychological Association (APA) Publishing’s equity, diversity, and inclusion framework is to promote a diverse community of authors, editors, and reviewers by dismantling the systemic and institutional barriers that historically excluded scholars and researchers face. This article discusses how, what, and why APA rolled out an improved mechanism for collecting demographic data in its peer-review system, Editorial Manager.

Scientific Journals Commit to Diversity but Lack the Data
New York Times
Provides insight into historical lack of diversity in scientific publishing and identifies journals that have developed/released plans to address this issue.