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The most comprehensive source for developments in law, cyber,
and compliance for the government contracts community

Frequently Asked Questions

Features

Overview of Features

  • Pub K offers three daily newsletters via email and our website.
    • PubKLaw covers Federal acquisition laws and regulations, bid protests, claims, and related expert analysis.
    • PubKCyber covers cybersecurity laws and regulations from Congress, Federal agencies, international, state and local, and industry best practices.
    • PubKCompliance covers False Claims Act cases, audits and investigations, suspension and debarment, and ethics and compliance standards.
  • PubKCyber and PubKCompliance are now daily newsletters.
  • Our Library contains 12,000+ government contracts cases, educational resources, and analysis from the past 20 years.  It is accessible only to paid members and free trial members.
  • My Collection allows subscribers to bookmark articles for reading later or for a personal archive.
  • Events Calendar and Jobs Board allow anyone to view and post
  • Publish allows members to submit content for our newsletters or Library.
  • Annual Review — our seven-hour webcast covering the year’s top developments — is now free to the public to watch, listen to, or download year round.
  • Sponsorships are available for prominent placement in our newsletters, on our website, and for our Annual Review.

Library

What is Pub K’s Library?

  • Library is our database of 12,000+ government contracts cases, educational resources, and analysis from the past 20 years.  
  • Nearly all of the content is primary sources from the government and analysis written by leading government contracts attorneys and experienced editors.
  • Smart searching is by keyword, our new tag system, and date ranges.
  • Members can conveniently access our Library from any connected device, anywhere, at any time.  
  • It’s free for paid Members and free trial Members.

My Collection

What is “My Collection”?

  • My Collection allows Members to bookmark articles for reading later or for a personal archive.

Publish With Pub K

Why should I publish with Pub K?

  • Targeted Visibility – Every day, thousands of government contracts professionals – contractors large and small, over 50 Federal agencies, and every Chambers-ranked law practice – visit our public website and read our members-only newsletters PubKLaw, PubKCyber, and PubKCompliance.  
  • Trust – Pub K is known for publishing the most relevant, timely and accurate legal analyses and news articles to educate government contracts professionals.
  • Control – You can summarize and tag the content, link it to your website, and retain your copyright. 
  • Convenience – You can upload your content at any time. 

What kind of content do you publish?

  • We accept new and existing content on topics related to government contracting law, cybersecurity, and compliance.
  • Content can be in most any digital form:  PDFs, Word documents, PowerPoints, webinars and video, podcasts, etc.
  • Our publishing guidelines are listed on the Publish Page.

How do I upload content?

  • Click on the Publish link at the top of our website.
  • We can also arrange to have our IT provider perform a bulk upload upon request.  Please send a request to [email protected] in order to make these arrangements.

Where do you publish the content?

  • Once our editors approve your content, it is automatically posted into our Library.  
  • The editors also have discretion to include items in our newsletters.

Pub K publishes my content already. Do I need to upload it?

  • Pub K aggregates selected government contracting content available in the community.
  • By uploading content to publish with Pub K, you will be including more of your content in the Research Library.

Pub K has been aggregating my content already. I did not give my permission. Is that legal and ethical?

  • Pub K is committed to ethical and legal content aggregation and publication. We follow best practices published by the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University and by the Association of Research Libraries.  
  • These include:
    • Prominently identifying and linking to each source.
    • Providing a sufficient description of the content to entice the readers to your website, while not duplicating all of the information contained in the link.
    • Permitting firms to “opt out” by sending us an email.

Events Board

What is Pub K’s Events calendar?

  • Events collects courses, seminars, bar meetings, and other industry events in one place.

Who can post government contracting events on the events calendar?

  • Anyone.  Just submit an event using our form on the Events calendar page.

Who can access the event board?

  • The events calendar is free to the public for viewing. You need to be a free registered user. Register Now!

Is there a fee associated with posting an event?

  • Yes, there is a fee of $100 per event. This can be paid by credit card at the time the event is submitted on the events calendar page.

Does the $100 fee cover anything else?

  • Yes, the event will be included in our weekly events email sent out each Friday to all of our subscribers.

How long does the event post last?

  • The event will stay on our calendar and events page indefinitely.

Can I submit the post on the website?

  • Yes, a simple form has been created on the events calendar page.

Jobs Board

What is the Pub K Job Board?

  • The Pub K Job Board is a job listing service within the government contracts community.

Who can access the job board?

  • The job board is free to the public for viewing. You need to be a free registered user. Register Now!

Who can post jobs on the jobs board?

  • Anyone can submit a government contracting related job using our form on the Job board page.

Is there a fee associated with posting a job?

  • Yes, there is a fee of $100 per job. This can be paid by credit card at the time the job is submitted on the job board page.

How long will the job post be on the job board?

  • The job will be posted for 4 weeks.

Can I submit a job post on the website?

  • Yes, a simple form has been created on the jobs board page.

Are jobs still sent out in a weekly email blast?

  • Yes. Jobs are included in the Friday newsletter.

Annual Review

What is Pub K’s Annual Review?

  • It’s a one-day live webcast of analysis, updates, and outlook for government contracting professionals in the areas of law, compliance, and cyber.

Who can access Pub K’s Annual Review?

  • Anyone can access Pub K’s Annual Review

Is there a fee to access Pub K’s Annual Review?

  • No.  Pub K’s Annual Review is free to the public.  Simply register your email address on the Annual Review page.

Can I receive CLE credit for attending Pub K’s Annual Review?

  • Currently only live viewing of the Annual Review can qualify for CLE credit.

Can I become a speaker at the Annual Review?

  • Pub K selects speakers based on a number of factors.  We are happy to accept an expression of interest from you.

Sponsorship’s

Why should I sponsor Pub K?

  • Targeted Visibility – Every day, thousands of government contracts professionals – contractors large and small, over 50 Federal agencies, and every Chambers-ranked law practice – read our newsletters, visit our website, and have access to our Annual Review materials.

What types of sponsorships are available?

  • Sponsorships are available in our newsletters, on our website, and for our Annual Review.  Details are available here.

Are Google Analytics available?

  • We will make them available after the first month.

Who can be a sponsor of Pub K?

  • Anyone can submit a request for sponsorship.  Pub K reserves the right to approve proposed sponsorship to ensure the more valuable sponsors for our Memberships.

What are the fees associated with a sponsorship?

  •  Details are available here.

Sales

How do I become a Member of Pub K?

  • Just subscribe to any of our newsletters on our Memberships page. This gives you access to all of Pub K’s features.

Are Memberships available on an annual or a monthly basis?

  • Yes.  You can sign up for an annual or monthly subscription. 

What is an Individual Membership and what does it cost?

  • An Individual Membership is for a single Member.   
  • The subscription can be for one newsletter or a bundle of all three newsletters.
  • The cost of an Individual Subscription is $37.50 per month or $450 per year for a single newsletter and $75 per month or $900 per year for a Bundled Subscription

What is a Group Subscription?

  • A Group Subscription is a subscription for multiple Members.  
  • The subscription can be for one newsletter or a bundle of all three newsletters.
  • The cost of an Individual Subscription is $37.50 per month or $450 per year for a single newsletter and $75 per month or $900 per year for a Bundled Subscription. 
  • Pub K offers discounts for group subscriptions based on the number of Members.

What is a Bundled Subscription?

  • A Bundled Subscription gives a single Member access to all three newsletters at a substantial discount — basically, three letters for the price of two.

Does Pub K offer discounts?

  • Pub K offers a 10% discount for new subscribers and government employees.
  • GWU Law students receive free subscriptions.
  • Group subscriptions are also available based on volume.
  • Details are available here.

Can I pay monthly or annually?

  • Yes.  While subscriptions are for a full year, you can pay monthly or annually when paying by credit card.

Can I auto-pay?

  • Yes, just choose the auto-pay option at checkout.

How do I renew?

  • You can sign up for auto-renewal.  Otherwise, you will receive renewal notices before your subscription expires.
  • You can renew your Membership by going to the My Account page in the upper right corner of the website.

When does my Membership become active?

  • As soon as you complete the payment process when you are using a credit card.  If you pay be check, your Membership becomes active when we receive the check.

How do I pay to post an Event?

  • Details are available here.

How do I pay for a Sponsorship?

  • Details are available here.

What forms of payment does Pub K accept?

  • Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, ACH, and checks.

How can I get a copy of my receipt?

  • A receipt is emailed to you automatically when you purchase a subscription.  You can also always find your receipt in the Order History section of the My Accounts page.

Do you offer refunds?

  • We do not offer a refund for accounts, but you are able to add or remove users to your account at any time. Please send a request email to [email protected].

What happens if I want to move to a bundled subscription?

  • Just sign up for the bundled subscription here, and we will send you a refund for prorated time on your old subscription within 14 days.

My Account

How do I manage my account or my Group?

  • Just go to the My Account section on the upper right order of our website.
  • Here you can purchase a subscription, change your password and account information, and renew your subscriptions.

How can I change the Members on a Group Membership?

  • You can add or remove Members anytime by sending an email to [email protected]
  • And soon you will be able to make changes in the My Accounts section of our website.

Can I continue to call you about subscription matters?

  • Yes, I can help you fill in the website subscription forms and answer any questions or other subscription matters.

How do reset my password?

How do I find my username?

  • If you have lost your username, please send an email to [email protected] requesting your username.

Miscellaneous

What do I do if I stop receiving my subscription emails?

  • If you have stopped receiving your subscription emails, please send an inquiry to [email protected].

Can I share my subscription account?

  • No. Sharing your username and password is not allowed.

How do I change the Admin/POC on my account?

What is Pub K’s mailing address?

  • 700 Sixth St NW, Ste 430, Washington, DC 20001

What is the schedule of emails for each newsletter?

  • Each newsletter is delivered to your email inbox daily Monday through Saturday at 6:00am
  • Event postings and Job postings for all publication topics are combined into a single email and delivered to your email inbox Fridays at 5:00 pm.
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