Welcome to UKSG

UKSG exists to connect the knowledge community and encourage the exchange of ideas on scholarly communication. It is the only organisation spanning the wide range of interests and activities across the scholarly information community of librarians, publishers, intermediaries and technology vendors. [More...]

Find out more about how UKSG works for you:

Are you a UKSG member?

Discover more about the benefits of our membership and check whether your organisation is already a member here.


What's happening in November?

One venue, two days, two events...

One-Day Conference

Thursday 20 November

"Researchers' needs from funding to outputs and beyond"

     Grand Connaught Rooms, London

UKSG Forum

Friday 21 November

"Information without frontiers – barriers and solutions"

One-Day Conference:

  • Aimed at librarians and publishers who want to understand how changes in scholarly communications are impacting on the wider research community
  • Comprehensive programme and valuable networking
  • Expert speakers from across the knowledge community


  • Dynamic exhibition and networking event
  • Free to anyone working for a UKSG member organisation
  • Expert speakers delivering a broad and incisive programme
  •  'Open mic' session: sign up on the day to give a lightning talk or short product review

We look forward to welcoming you at one or both events!


What are they saying? Click on the photos to find out.

Guilhem Chalancon on Channelling Information Flows: a young researcher’s approach to knowledge management Simone Kortekaas on Thinking the Unthinkable – Doing Away With the Library Catalogue

Valérie Spezi on Impact of Library Discovery Technology

Carol Tenopir on Trust and Authority in Scholarly Communications in the Light of the Digital Transition

Bill Thompson on The Open Library and its Enemies

John Rogers on Open Access and Research Management


UKSG 37th Annual Conference and Exhibition, Harrogate

The images above were taken at the UKSG 37th Annual Conference and Exhibition, which took place from 14-16 April 2014 at the HIC, Harrogate, UK.

The conference attracted nearly 1000 delegates representing the full spectrum of the scholarly information community.

Footage of the plenary sessions, presentation slides and more photographs can all be found on the conference page.


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