A survey of nearly 14,000 academics examines some of the motivations behind researchers’ decision to join or not join scholarly groups. It also offers a glimpse at the reasons they stay and what keeps them engaged in those groups.
Members of The Association for Convenience & Fuel Retailing will learn how to promote their businesses more effectively with a new public relations guide.
The first online healthcare service has received the American Telemedicine Association's official seal of approval, and hundreds of others are angling to take part in the new accreditation program.
Associations have long wondered how to get more members to update their profile info. One association says the key is realizing data management is a multi-channel, every-day job.
A new partnership between Horse Country Campground and the Ontario Equestrian Federation offers horse enthusiasts the perfect excuse to get out and ride.
Whether or not you're convinced that the Association of Government Relations Professionals didn't change its name to get away from the term "lobbyist," it's hard to argue with the results—the group has hundreds of new members on board.
Last year, the International Studies Association took a few knocks from the mainstream media for attempting to place a ban on blogging for those who work on the association's academic journals. The ban eventually faded away, but it also led the association to a better place: a stronger conduct policy and a seat at the table for active online academics.
An association that let new members join for free for nearly a year says the offer worked better than any membership drive it's tried before. It's even repeating the offer in 2015. Could it work elsewhere?
Members of the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities gain access to expansive research databases.
As concerns about deforestation plague palm oil manufacturers, a coalition focused on encouraging sustainability has decided to use a bold strategy to draw attention to its members' lack of compliance: It terminated more than a dozen memberships and suspended numerous other companies.