Episode 14: Open Access Update–A Run-Down of the OSTP Nelson Memo with Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe
This episode of SSP’s Early Career Development Podcast serves as a current refresh on the Open Access funding landscape, and, more specifically on the 2022 White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) Nelson Memo. Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe (University Library, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) briefly overviews the memo, next steps, implications, and more.
Episode 13: Industry Primer- Books Within the Scholarly Publishing Landscape
This episode of SSP’s Early Career Development Podcast serves as a primer on the books side of scholarly publishing- the commissioning and editorial process, content types, and how these processes differ between books and journals. Ben Denne, Director of Academic Publishing for Books at Cambridge University Press, addresses these questions and more.
Episode 12: Interview with SSP President Miranda Walker
In this episode of SSP’s Early Career Development Podcast, Meredith Adinolfi (Cell Press) speaks to SSP President Miranda Walker (Associate Director, Medical Journals, Wolters Kluwer). In addition to reviewing the highlights of her presidency thus far and looking ahead to 2023, Miranda delves into the role of early career professionals (ECPs) in the industry and within SSP directly. Miranda and Meredith discuss the benefits of organizations like SSP to ECPs, and opportunities that Miranda has been able to take advantage of on her own career path. Read more on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Episode 11: Industry Primer- Marketing in the Scholarly Publishing Landscape
In this episode of SSP’s Early Career Development Podcast, hosts Meredith Adinolfi (Cell Press) and Sara Grimme (Digital Science) speak to Alexa Collela, Product Manager, Professional Services (Research Square), about the breadth of roles a marketer can take on within scholarly publishing. They discuss all things related to marketing, including the difference between marketing and sales roles, and how successful marketers are not only product promoters, but also communicators and subject matter experts for their audiences. Read more on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Episode 10: Industry Primer- Sales in the Scholarly Publishing Landscape
The tenth episode of SSP’s Early Career Development Podcast serves as a primer on the sales role within scholarly publishing- what sales professionals do, how they operate as relationship managers, and the role of their interactions from end user to publisher. Andy Douglas, Vice President of Commercial Partnerships and Strategic Business Development at Springer Nature, addresses these questions and more.