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Insights: the UKSG journal is interested in publishing articles written by information professionals working in Sixth form colleges, Further Education (FE),  Community Colleges and vocational education. We particularly welcome submissions that share best practice and innovation in the management, delivery and support of e-resources. Articles on the following themes would build on subjects tackled at our conference, seminars and webinars:

  • Educational learning resources (both open resources and subscription resources) to support education
  • Supporting the transition to higher education
  • Promoting digital library resources and the use of social media
  • Skills for library/learning resources staff and information professionals
  • Inclusivity in the community and particularly tangible results people are seeing from their drive for inclusivity on their chosen measure

Use the submission form here to submit your article or email info [at] if you would like to discuss it first. 


Insights is a peer-reviewed journal supports UKSG's mission to connect the information community and encourage the exchange of ideas on scholarly communication.

Meet the Insights Editorial Board

Why Publish in Insights?

Our editorial aim is to inform and stimulate debate about topical issues and provide a forum for debate. All articles are open access and have a wide and international readership across scholarly publishing and academic libraries. We publish continuously and provide a timely and supportive service to our authors.

Publication Frequency

Articles accepted for publication in Insights are published continuously throughout the year. This allows us to promote the articles at an individual level, which raises their profile for our entire readership.

Open Access Policy

Insights provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. Authors of articles published remain the copyright holders and grant third parties the right to use, reproduce, and share the article according to the Creative Commons licence agreement. Our authors do not pay APCs, these are supported by UKSG.

Author Guidelines