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The network for trade,
training and development 

18 October 2019


Publishing Scotland is the network, trade and development body for the book publishing sector in Scotland.

Culture and business

Publishing encompasses digital versions of books and multimedia products as well as printed books.

Scotland and UK

Government, creative industry and arts organisations have responsibilities for policy areas affecting publishing.

Funding and information

Information about support and funding including new PS Translation Fund for Scottish fiction and non-fiction.

Go-See and other funds

These funds support Scottish publishers with digital projects or training, or first-time visits to trade fairs.


What will Brexit mean for UK-based publishers? We round up comment and advice.

Industry elements

There are few barriers to entry but a lot of practices particular to the publishing industry.


If you are wondering about how to get work experience or an internship, we have some information that will help.

Advice and information

Types of publishers and publishing jobs, qualifications, training and tips on getting a job in publishing.

Guidance for writers

Some general advice and resources for writers on how to go about getting a book published.

Publishers and Authors

Publishing Scotland's Publisher and Author Codes of Practice, and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy.

Collective Licensing

The primary remit of PLS is to oversee collective licensing (UK) for book, journal, magazine and website copying.