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The SSP webinar program delivers a series of highly informative, thought-provoking webinars designed to challenge and stimulate discussion. Covering timely topics and offered regularly throughout the year, our one-hour webinars are available for viewing 60 days after the live broadcast.

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Webinar Date: 04/21/2020

A strong and sustainable research infrastructure—the tools, services, and systems that support the research process—is vital. It speeds up the dissemination of research, helps ensure that it’s FAIR (findable, accessible, interoperable, reusable), minimizes the risk of errors, and reduces the administrative burden on researchers and their organizations alike. How close are we to making this a reality? What improvements are needed? Who are—and will be—the key players? How much of the research infrastructure should be open, for whom, and why? This webinar updates you on the current state of the research infrastructure and takes a look ahead to what needs to be done to ensure that it meets the future needs of all stakeholders across all disciplines and regions.

Webinar Date: 02/19/2020

You want to encourage and support early career researchers, but which initiatives will work best for your authors – and your budget? In this webinar, we’ll hear from a number of organizations that have built successful ECR programs, exploring how they developed their strategies, the decisions and metrics that drive a successful program, and the data that underpins it all.

September 15, 2020, Jasmin Lange, Selene Carey, Rebecca Benner, Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe

Although the idea of something being “open access” is easily understandable, the vast and complex array of initiatives, licenses, and terminology may not be. For instance, what is meant by a “read and publish agreement”? What is a “hybrid journal”? Who or what is “Beall’s list”? What is “Plan S”? This webinar will present a primer on open access for early career professionals and anyone else new to the field who may have questions (but were afraid to ask). Join us to hear from a knowledgeable slate of publishing professionals to learn more about open access, including its history, important terminology, and influence on the present and future of scholarly publishing. A Q&A segment will follow the three presentations. Seriously, don’t be afraid to ask!

A new round of services promises to solve the information glut and help get users to the research they are looking for more efficiently than ever. In this webinar, we’ll explore these services as well as initiatives like GetFTR and discuss their implications for publishers, libraries, and end users.
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The Workplace Needs Work

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With every upsetting instance of scandalous or simply uncivil behavior in our workplaces, every conversation with a struggling student or colleague, and every external review that finds we aren't doing enough for diversity and inclusion in our business as usual, it's easy to wonder—how to begin? How can we understand and quantify the problems and successes in our workplaces, and then use the results to move forward? The issues don't go away in a virtual workplace. These days, some of the problems have become even more exacerbated in a remote or hybrid environment. Developing an inclusive workplace climate requires a clear understanding of the current situation. Taking action requires buy-in and a data-driven improvement strategy. This presentation will discuss elements of a successful workplace culture assessment and some strategies to address the results, now and into the future.