Baskerville is in the mail

The first copy of Baskerville for some years is in the post to UK-TUG members. Many thanks to the Editor, Jonathan Webley, for the effort he has put in in producing it. We look forward to getting submissions for the next issue! If you’re expecting a copy and it doesn’t arrive please contact the Membership Secretary. Baskerville is also available electronically to members and non-members.

Baskerville: delivery options

The first issue of Baskerville for a number of years is now ready for release. The Committee are currently finalising delivery details. We will be sending out a PDF copy of Baskerville to all members electronically. At the same time, we will be sending out printed copies to all members unless they opt out. Members who do not want to receive a printed copy of Baskerville should let us know…

Opinions on LaTeX books: meeting next week

Niall Mansfield has been in touch with the Committee, looking for some input on the potential for getting a number of LaTeX books in German translated in English. The general topics of the books are: LaTeX reference Maths with LaTeX Tables with LaTeX PSTricks KOMA-Script Niall is hoping to to get input into three general questions: Is this a useful book for the (La)TeX world? What sort of demand would…

Consultant wanted: The Open University

The Committee has received a message from the Open University (OU). As many UK-TUG members will know, the OU is a long standing centre of TeX use in the UK. They are now looking for a TeX consultant for their system. A review of TeX at The Open University The Open University wants expert advice and an outside view on how it should develop its system and workflow for the…

How would you like your Baskerville?

We’re making progress on an issue of Baskerville (many thanks to the editor, Jonathan Webley). The details for distribution are being finalised at the moment: we currently expect to send it electronically to all members and to post an A4 version as well. In the future, we’re expecting to have an “opt-in” approach to the printed edition, with everyone receiving the PDF version. Feel free to contact the Committee with…

TUG 2009: Call for papers

In the UK-TUG inbox recently was a mail from Karl Berry (TUG President) with information about upcoming deadlines for TUG 2009 in Notre Dame, Indiana. Karl said: TUG 2009 will take place in Notre Dame, Indiana, from July 28–31. See http://tug.org/tug2009 for the registration form, maps, the proposals already accepted, and more. April has several deadlines related to the conference: April 13: deadline for abstract submissions; see http://tug.org/tug2009/cfp.html for the…

Contributions to Baskerville

Work is progressing on the first issue of Baskerville for some time, under the editorial control of Jonathan Webley. For the upcoming issue, Jonathan is very much finding his way with what is required: he hopes to provide some Guidelines for Authors in due course. But that doesn’t mean that potential contributors should wait before sending in draft articles. Ideas or indeed articles are encouraged by e-mail to baskerville@uk.tug.org. Articles…

Membership directory

UK-TUG maintains a membership directory, containing names and e-mail addresses of members who are happy for these details to be shared. Members of UK-TUG who have asked to receive the list should find it in their e-mail inboxes today. If you were expecting to receive the directory but did not, please contact membership@uk.tug.org.