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.

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Training/Events

  • UKeiG Training: Open Access: How it will change your (professional) life

    Tuesday, 24 March 2015 - 9:30am to 4:30pm

    David Ball's one-day workshop explores the definitions, economics and growth of Open Access and explores practicalities, challenges and opportunities for the future.  

  • UKeiG Training: Make your Message Stick

    Friday, 27 March 2015 - 10:00am to 4:30pm

    Ned Potter's course equips delegates with the skills and confidence they need to excel at presenting to an audience and creating presentations for use online.

  • UKeiG Training: Anything but Google

    Thursday, 16 April 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: Make Google behave

    Friday, 17 April 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: Search Usability - filters and facets

    Wednesday, 13 May 2015 - 9:30am to 4:30pm

    Tony Russell-Rose provides an introduction to the basic principles of search usability with a focus on the development of faceted navigation schemes that deliver both search effectiveness and user satisfaction. 

  • 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 - 10:15am to 3:15pm

    Keep this date free! Watch this space for full details.

  • 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: Digital Marketing Toolkit

    Friday, 4 September 2015 - 9:30am 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: 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.