UK eInformation Group

UKeiG is a respected and well-established forum for all information professionals, users and developers of electronic information resources. We promote and advance the effective exploitation and management of electronic information and offer a wide range of resources including seminars and workshops. Access is also available to our e-journal eLucidate, our Publications and our popular series of Factsheets.

Latest News

  • UKeiG Publishes Call for 2015 Tony Kent Strix Award Nominations

    [21 May 2015] Today, UKeiG has published the call for nominations for the prestigious Tony Kent Strix Award, given in recognition of outstanding practical innovations or achievements in the field of information retrieval in its widest sense. The nomination could highlight achievements...

  • UKeiG 2015 AGM: Call for Motions

    [18 May 2015] UKeiG would like to announce that its AGM will take place on Thursday, 18 June 2015 at 12:00 in the Prince Philip Room, RSA, 8 John Adam Street, London WC2N 6EZ.

Training/Events

  • UKeiG Training: Research Data Management for Information Professionals

    Tuesday, 16 June 2015 - 9:30am to 4:30pm

    This course by Andrew Cox and Eddy Verbaan encompasses the skills require by librarians and information professionals to support all stages of the research process, offering an introduction to Research Data Management (RDM) and the role of librarians and information professionals.

  • UKeiG AGM and Members Day

    Thursday, 18 June 2015 - 10:30am to 5:30pm

    Two popular speakers look at the Digital Professional: what has changed, and what skills do we need in this socio-digital era?

  • UKeiG Training: Twitter and Blogging: Improvers Workshop ** NEW for 2015 **

    Friday, 24 July 2015 - 10:00am to 4:30pm

    For many information services, blogs and twitter are the two most important tools for communicating online. Ned Potter looks beyond the basics of what these tools are and why to use them, and focuses on how to use them more effectively.

  • UKeiG Training in York: Digital Marketing Toolkit

    Friday, 4 September 2015 - 10:00am to 4:30pm

    There is an increasing array of emerging social networking technologies which can be used to successfully market your information service and Ned Potter moves beyond the basics to focus on freely available tools which help you communicate with existing and potential users.

  • UKeiG Training in Manchester: Anything but Google

    Wednesday, 9 September 2015 - 9:30am to 4:30pm

    Karen Blakeman looks at non-Google options for searching the web, different types of information and media. There really are  other search tools that can give you better results. 

  • UKeiG Training in Manchester: Make Google behave

    Thursday, 10 September 2015 - 9:30am to 4:30pm

    Karen Blakeman tackles questions such as: Are you having problems with Google?  Fed up with it ignoring your search terms and giving you something completely different?  Or confused by irrelevant blog posts from complete strangers appearing in your results?

  • UKeiG Training in York: Make your Message Stick

    Friday, 11 September 2015 - 10:00am to 4:30pm

    As the requirement to present to an audience and create presentations for use online becomes ubiquitous across many different information roles, Ned Potter's course equips delegates with the skills and confidence they need to excel at it. 

  • UKeiG Training: Getting to grips with developing and managing e-book collections: an introduction

    Friday, 25 September 2015 - 9:30am to 4:30pm

    This introductory course from Chris Armstrong and Ray Lonsdale is designed to support librarians who are beginning to set up e-book collections, and will offer the opportunity to explore a range of e-books as well as covering some of the issues - including licensing - surrounding their acquisition.

  • Internet Librarian International 2015

    Tuesday, 20 October 2015 - 9:00am to Wednesday, 21 October 2015 - 4:30pm

    25% discount for UKeiG members to attend this year

    Internet Librarian International 2015
    Olympia Conference Centre, London, UK
    Conference & Sponsor Showcase 20 & 21 October
    Workshops 19 October

    www.internet-librarian.com

  • Enterprise Search Europe 2015

    Tuesday, 20 October 2015 - 9:00am to Wednesday, 21 October 2015 - 4:30pm

    25% discount for UKeiG members

    Enterprise Search Europe 2015
    Developing business-driven search solutions

    Olympia Conference Centre, London
    20 & 21 October 2015
    www.EnterpriseSearchEurope.com

  • The Tony Kent Strix Annual Lecture

    Friday, 6 November 2015 - 2:00pm to 5:30pm

    UKeiG is pleased to announce the first in a series of annual lectures associated with the prestigious Tony Kent Strix Award for information retrieval. Each year the previous year's winner will be invited to talk and answer questions about their research. These lectures should be of interest to all archive, records, information or knowledge manager concerned with search and the retrieval of information.

    The Annual Lecture series is sponsored by Google.