GW Ethics in Publishing Conference & new Journal of Ethics in Publishing: Call for Presentations – Papers

The Master of Professional Studies in Publishing program at the George Washington University will be holding the GW Ethics in Publishing Conference, on Thursday, April 23, 2020, at the National Churchill Library and Center, Gelman Library, The George Washington University.

Co-sponsored by the Association of University Presses (AUPresses) and the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP)

The theme of this year’s conference is Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility.

We invite publishers, librarians, students. and researchers, from all stages of their career, to present on topics such as equity, inclusivity, diversity, accessibility, sustainability, peer review, metrics, and other issues of ethics in publishing. This is the 10th GW Ethics in Publishing Conference (the last was in 2016).

Presentations will include panels as well as “PechaKucha” style, short talks.

A call for presentations and more information is available here:

Registration for the conference will be free and will be available soon. (For those not in the DC metro area and who may not be able to travel here for the conference, we will plan to stream and/or record the conference.)

In conjunction, the Master of Professional Studies in Publishing is launching a new Journal of Ethics in Publishing, The new journal will be managed by students in the Publishing program and will be published on the Manifold publishing platform developed by University of Minnesota Press.

The Journal of Ethics in Publishing welcomes articles, case studies, and conference presentations from scholars, students, and publishing professionals on topics including, but not limited to, diversity and inclusion, accessibility, peer review, open access, sustainability, publishing metrics, equity, and other aspects and issues of ethics in publishing.

There is a call for Call for Papers and more information about the Journal of Ethics in Publishing here: