Author: john

Happy International Polar Bear Day

Guest post by Andrew E. Derocher, Ph.D. February 27 is International Polar Bear Day but it’s a safe bet that polar bears throughout the Arctic aren't paying much attention. Nonetheless, any bear living at the northern reaches of land near Ellesmere Island or northern Greenland might be celebrating: celebrating the return of the sun. Given that the…

Introducing ‘In Other Words’

By Janet Gilbert,  Journals Direct Response and Renewals Senior Coordinator It’s the best part of my week—every week—when I get to talk with journal editors or association administrators and hear the passion in their voices as they speak about their publications or societies and the global effects their scholarship is having across a particular discipline.…

Celebrating Black History Month

In case you weren’t aware, it’s Black History Month. We’ll leave aside the well-known and somewhat suspicious fact that the shortest month of the year is the one officially designated to understanding, recognizing, and honoring the long and troubled history of the relationship between blacks and whites in the United States and instead take this…