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March 22nd, 2017

Scholarly iQ to sponsor and attend SSP 39th Annual Meeting

Scholarly iQ are delighted to continue it’s support for the SSP Annual Meetings as a Silver Sponsor for a fellowship grant for the 2017 conference to be held May 31 – June 2, 2017 at the Westin Boston Waterfront, Boston, MA.

Scholarly iQ will also be attending the conference in Boston and look forward to the opportunity to meet with you whilst there. Some of the exciting recent developments at SiQ include:

  • Multi-Platform Data Consolidation, Processing and Reporting
  • Independent, Hosted and Fully Governed, Platform Agnostic Data Architectures
  • COUNTER Release 4 and Consultation for Preparation for Release 5
  • Big Data (Hadoop) Hosting Datawarehouse
  • 3rd Party Data Reporting and Visualisation Reporting Tools
  • On-Premise Publisher COUNTER Reporting Datawarehouse
  • Multi-Media Reporting
  • Evidence Based Acquisition
  • Predictive Modelling Reporting for Content and Account Usage
  • NISO SUSHI-Lite Services
  • NISO Altmetrics Working Group
  • Crossref Distributed Usage Logging
  • Project COUNTER Robots Working Group
  • Publisher Reporting Best Practices, Consulting and Training

The SSP Fellowship Program offers a wide range of career development and nurturing opportunities for students and early-career professionals in the scholarly communication industry. Benefits include year-round training opportunities, one- year complimentary SSP membership, free registrations to selected SSP events, an assigned industry expert as mentor, and participation in community forums and SSP committees.

“Not only do students and early-career professionals represent the future of our scholarly ecosystem” said SSP President Rick Anderson, “but they also bring a fresh perspective on current issues. Helping them to get involved in SSP is one of the most exciting things we do in this organization.”

SSP Fellowship recipients, aka the ambassadors of the Society, are expected to engage in SSP events, be actively involved in an SSP committees, participate in a Fellowship project and surveys, and work with committees to promote and highlight the Fellowship Program. The 2017 Fellows are:

Early Career Fellows:
Lois Jones, American Psychological Association, USA
Christen Pruitt, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. USA
Jennifer Lee, Royal Society of Chemistry, USA
Sai Konda, American Chemical Society, USA
Maggie Grossman, Northwestern University Press, USA

Student Fellows:
Ian Harmon, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, School of Information Sciences, USA
Jessica Kirschner, University of Pittsburgh, School of Information Sciences, USA
Jerry Liu, University of Waterloo, Canada

International Fellows:
Max Mosterd, Knowledge Unlatched, Germany
Franca Driessen, Oxford University Press, UK
Lucy Lambe, London School of Economics, UK
Lindsey Irish, Oxford Brookes University, UK

The Fellowships are funded through corporate sponsorship and from the SSP operating budget. Corporate Sponsors for 2017 include Kaufman Wills Fusting Consulting, Inera, Scholarly IQ, codeMantra and MDPI AG – Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute.