January 22, 2022

Committee on Publishing Ethics (COPE) Releases 2016-2018 Strategic Plan

COPE’s Strategic Plan (2016-2018) plan was released online this week.

From the COPE Web Site:

Following consultation with COPE Council and feedback from members, we are committed to delivering on 5 strategic priorities in the next 2 years.”

From the Plan:

Strategic priorities are:

Expanding beyond our core membership base (journals and publishers) to include other key groups with an interest in the debate on upholding ethical standards in scholarly publishing

Increasing our diversity: geographically, culturally and by discipline

Establishing a formal and cohesive communication strategy

Building and supporting our team of staff and council members

Continually consolidating and improving our core business functions

Direct to Full Text of Strategic Plan
7 pages; PDF.

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.