Dear CSE Colleagues, I don’t really know what a beach read is supposed to be except perhaps reading material you’re willing to get wet and fill with sand, but Labor Day is upon us, and the season of frivolous beach reading is nearly done. Fall means back-to-school, and although the transition may be different (and […]
Happy Peer Review Week, everybody! I’ve long said I have no use for holiday “celebrations” that include neither a day off work nor a special family meal (I’m looking at YOU, Halloween).
I hope the first half of your September included participation in various Peer Review Week festivities. Aims included showcasing the work of editors and reviewers while simultaneously highlighting innovation. And that wasn’t the half of it, because Peer Review Week remains ambitious. As it should be!
How did I kick off August? The same way I do every year (talking about scholarly publishing). In 2018 that meant attending, and seeing some of you, at the ISMTE North American Conference in Baltimore, MD. Many thanks to Jasmine Wallace, Julie Vo, Glenn Landis, Shari Leventhal, and Alison O’Connell for manning the CSE booth! I was also pleased to speak at the meeting in a panel on professional development, which included Dana Compton, CSE President-Elect.