Proceedings of the Annual National Scholarly Editors’ Forum Meeting – The latest trends and challenges in the rapidly changing world of scholarly publishing

Day 1 (21 November 2022)

Session 1: ASSAf Business Meeting

Progress report on SPP activities Ms Susan Veldsman

Session 2: Changing Scholarly Journal’s Accessibility

Plan S and its implications for journals Dr Alice Gibson

The prospects of audio publishing Dr Nosipho Mngomezulu

Session 3: Enhanced Engagement

Strategies to reach more readers Prof Rebecca Garland

How to report to your editorial board Prof Mike Lambert

The importance of standardised referencing Prof Philip Machanick

Multimedia and enhancing engagement of readership Prof Klaus Von Pressentin

Session 4: Keynote Presentation

Keynote Presentation Dr Seán Muller

Session 5: Creative Outputs

Accreditation of Creative Outputs Mr Chief Mabizela

Evaluation process of Creative Outputs Dr Rene Smith

Evaluation of Creative Outputs: University perspective Prof Leora Farber-Blackbeard

Evaluation of Creative Outputs: Creator’s perspective Dr Lee Watkins

Day 2 (22 November 2022)

Session 1: Research Integrity and Ethics

Ethical considerations when publishing scholarly journals Dr Pierre de Villiers

Copyright transfer –Why is it such a big deal? Dr Jenice Goveas

Ethical standards in publishing Prof Betty Mubangizi

Session 2: Peer Review

Ensuring the quality of reviewer feedback Dr Caradee Wright

Peer reviewer capacity building Prof Bob Mash

Session 3: Editor’s Support

Struggles faced by editors of journals in SA Prof Phillip de Jager

Development of editors and assistant editors Prof Labby Ramrathan

Wrap-up and Closure