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UKSG eNews is published every two weeks, exclusively for UKSG members (to check if your organisation is a member click here)

The e-newsletter provides up-to-the-minute news of current issues and developments within the global knowledge community including:

Editorials Library news
UKSG news Journal news and reviews
Industry news Resources
Company news People
Product news Awards


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All editorials from January 2016 onwards are freely available. Editorials are included online two weeks after the publication of the UKSG eNews issue in which they appear. Browse the diverse range of editorials for information, interest or inspiration.

Writing editorials: author guidelines

Editorials should be:

  • around 1000 words
  • opinion pieces which will be published under the writer's name

In addition:

  • links can be embedded, but there should be no footnotes/bibliographies/references
  • photos, graphs etc can be included, and should be sent as separate JPEGs or GIFs, please restrict the size of images as far as possible
  • UKSG may make the editorial available on one of its web pages for review and dissemination
  • editorials are published under a Creative Commons attribution licence (CC BY), although other more restrictive licences will be considered
  • editorial writers are encouraged to make their editorials available via their own blogs and to deposit them in their institutional repositories.

UKSG eNews is published fortnightly, publication is on the Thursday and final copy must be submitted to the editors by the Tuesday preceding publication. (Formerly Serials-eNews (1476-0576))

Contact the Editors

Romy Beard


Tom Morley

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