View from a Leader: Becoming An Active Member

The following reflection was shared by Sue Kesner, Senior Director, Rightsholder Relations, at Copyright Clearance Center and past president of SSP. A librarian by training, Kesner began her career at the University of London and Stanford, before holding various positions with SilverPlatter and Infotrieve. I was encouraged to become active in SSP by my manager,... Continue Reading →

View From a Leader: A Continuous Source of Knowledge

The following insight was shared from Bill Kasdorf.  He is Principal of Kasdorf & Associates, LLC, a publishing consultancy focusing on accessibility, XML/HTML/EPUB modeling, information infrastructure, and workflow.  Kasdorf is active in the W3C Publishing Business Group, Publishing Working Group, and EPUB 3 Community Group; chairs the Content Structure Committee of the Book Industry Study... Continue Reading →

A Brief History of SSP

The Professional Communication Society (PCS) was celebrating its own 40th anniversary in 1997 when an article detailing the history and formation of SSP was published in the July/August edition of the IEEE Professional Communication Society Newsletter. PCS noted at the time that its contributions to the formation of SSP, following a series of unusual PCS... Continue Reading →

View From a Leader: Ambition and Support

The following insight was shared from Kent Anderson. Anderson, CEO of RedLink, a startup devoted to helping librarians and publishers “see what they’re missing”. Anderson is the former editor-in-chief of The Scholarly Kitchen (as well as its founder), a former SSP Board member, and a past President of SSP. In 2011, he received the SSP’s Distinguished Service Award, the... Continue Reading →

Looking Back: People and Places – January 2002

When the SSP website first launched in 1999 a popular section was People and Places which recapped industry news and shared employment news for members of the community.  The original posts from the archived SSP website will be shared periodically, with contact information removed. People and Places January, 2002 The Sheridan Group, which is a supporting... Continue Reading →

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