UKSG 38th Annual Conference and Exhibition: Glasgow

30 Mar 2015 08:00
1 Apr 2015 13:20


The conference has now passed. Thank you to everyone who attended and who helped to make it a success.


View the conference highlights courtesy of



Plenary presentations and Lightning Talks can be found on the site.

Breakout Sessions can be found on SlideShare. Additionally follow the links below for:

"A collar of pearls? A strategic way to hit success by working with small projects" Linda Vidlund and Cecilia Petersson Uppsala University Library

“Through a behavioural lens darkly: how ethnography can illuminate research into users” Bryony Ramsden University of Huddersfield and Gareth J Johnson Nottingham Trent University

The UKSGLive blog is available here.



Selected photos are available here or view the full online gallery courtesy of Simon Williams Photography.

Alternatively, a slideshow with selected highlights is available here.



A light-hearted compilation of social media posts.


Forthcoming annual conference:

Our 39th Annual Conference will be held in Bournemouth, UK from 11-13 April 2016.

The UKSG conference is a major event in the scholarly communications calendar and attracts around 900 delegates - librarians, publishers, content providers and intermediaries - from around the world. The 2015 Annual Conference and Exhibition will be taking place in Glasgow and is open to all. UKSG members benefit from a significant discount on fees. The conference combines high quality papers and breakout sessions with social events and a major trade exhibition.


With thanks to our Platinum Sponsor


Conference Programme

The updated 2015 conference programme is now available.

See what else is going on at the event.

Conference Sponsorship

Sponsors for 2015 are now confirmed.  For all enquiries about sponsoring in 2016 please e-mail Richard Abels or call +44 (0)1923 404348.

Please refer to the Conference Sponsorship Terms and Conditions.

'UKSG Events' app

We are delighted to announce that the ‘UKSG Events’ app is available in the Apple App StoreGoogle Play Store or online for the UKSG Conference 2015.

The free app has been designed to help delegates plan and optimise their attendance at the UKSG Conference and other UKSG events. The app includes information on:
- sessions and speakers
- delegates
- sponsors and exhibitors
- practicalities

Click here for more information

Click here for essential app info for delegates

Social media at the Conference

  • Twitter and Instagram: please use the hashtag #UKSG15. Tweets and photos using this hashtag will appear in the "Event Compass Activity Feed" of the ‘UKSG Events’ app.
  • UKSGLive blog: read about the sessions from a delegate’s point of view.

Livestream of the conference presentations

This UKSG event is being live webcast, and recorded for online viewing, courtesy of – the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s video production service. 

To access the livestream or recordings, simply follow this link to the site.

  • Click on the 'Channels' drop down
  • Look for 'Partners' on the right and select 'UKSG 2015'

Live webcasts begin as each session begins and recordings are available shortly afterwards. See the conference programme here to plan your viewing.

Don't forget to leave your comments and tweet using #UKSG15!

Delegates - How To Book

Booking has closed.  For further information please contact Karen Sadler.

Delegate fees for 2015 are:

UKSG member delegate fee:  £475.00 + VAT
Non-member delegate fee:  £645.00 + VAT
Monday day delegate:  £225.00 + VAT
Tuesday day delegate:  £225.00 + VAT
Wednesday day delegate:  £140.00 + VAT

The 2015 delegate list is now available.

Further information for delegates is available here.

NB:  UKSG reserves the right to alter or vary the programme due to events or circumstances beyond its reasonable control without being obliged to refund monies.

Exhibition - How To Book

The exhibition is SOLD OUT.

Exhibition Guide

Floor Plan

Exhibitor Manual

For all exhibition enquiries please contact Karina Hunt:

The 2015 John Merriman Joint NASIG/UKSG Award

The date for applications has now closed.

Sponsored Places for Students/Early Career Professionals

The date for applications has now closed.

UKSG Conference Mentoring Scheme

UKSG run a mentoring scheme to assist those new to the conference in gaining the most from their experience.  If  you are interested in participating as a mentor or mentee you will find further details here.

Code of Conduct


Accommodation is not included in the delegate fee and must be booked separately.  The Glasgow City Marketing Bureau accommodation booking service is now available.

Glasgow City Information for Delegates

Please visit the Glasgow city information website for practical information including travel, attractions, discounts and a free Glasgow App.


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