We publish a range of excursion guides,
Many EGS publications are available as free downloads.
Ordinary members receive our twice-yearly magazine The Edinburgh Geologist and the Scottish Journal of Geology through the post.
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Copyright of excursion guides and other books published by the Edinburgh Geological Society, of The Edinburgh Geologist and of the Transactions of the Edinburgh Geological Society rests in general with the Society. Some older excursion guides were published for the Society by other publishers, who have claimed copyright. Copyright of publications of the GeoConservation groups, which are sub-committees of the Society, rests with the appropriate group but is administered by the Society.
In all publications, copyright of some individual illustrations could rest with other organisations or individuals, who are identified in captions or acknowledgements.
Requests for permission to reproduce materials from the Society’s publications should be directed to the Publications Secretary (Contact Details), who is empowered to grant permission on behalf of the Society or, if necessary, will advise on alternative contacts. Permission to reproduce in non-commercial, academic or educational publications will normally be granted gratis, provided that due acknowledgement is made.
The Scottish Journal of Geology is the joint property of the Geological Society of Glasgow and the Edinburgh Geological Society and is published for the two societies by the Geological Society Publishing House. Requests for permission to reproduce material from the journal should be directed to the Chief Editor, named in a current issue. For full details of copyright and permissions, see www.geolsoc.org.uk/permissions.
The Edinburgh Geological Society
The Edinburgh Geological Society is one of the UK’s foremost geological societies, whose aim is to promote public interest in geology and the advancement of geological knowledge. We are a friendly and informal organisation with a wide range of members of varied backgrounds and interests.
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