Today’s organization: Council of Science Editors (CSE)
About the organization:
The Council of Science Editors (CSE) is an international association of professionals interested in all aspects and types of scientific publications, with a strong focus on the editorial processes of scientific journals. The primary purpose of CSE is to improve the quality of communication in the sciences by educating authors, editors, publishers, and others interested in scientific publications. It provides a forum for discussion and innovation and promotes standards and practices for all forms of primary and secondary publishing.
Number of members: 1,200
To join, you must:
Be interested in the “purpose of CSE.” Most members are editors, freelancers, indexers, or others involved in scientific publishing.
Discount on classes and seminars
Discount on books
Participation in the creation of standards and editorial policies
And for that, you’ll pay:
We’re almost done with our compilation of professional organizations for mediabistro community members. We’ve been featuring one a day in alphabetical order, and are now backtracking through the alphabet to catch a few we missed the first time around.