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

  • Emerald's Zero Embargo Trial for 21 Journals

    [23 July 2015] Richard Poynder reported on JISC-Repositories that "Emerald Group Publishing [had] announced that it is launching a Green Open Access...

  • The Open Access Publishing Cooperative Study

    [16 July 2015] Open access provides researchers and the general public with free access to peer-reviewed research and scholarship. The Project website states: "Up to now, open access has been largely an economic addition to the traditional subscription model among research libraries.

Training/Events

  • 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: Essential non-Google search tools

    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: New Google, New Challenges

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

    Just when you think you've worked out how Google works it all changes, not just a few commands but the whole way Google searches and displays results. Karen Blakeman tackles issues such as: extreme personalisation by Google – when and why, and how to curb it and Google's specialist tools and databases.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • UKeiG Training: Essential non-Google search tools

    Tuesday, 3 November 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: New Google, New Challenges

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

    Just when you think you've worked out how Google works it all changes, not just a few commands but the whole way Google searches and displays results. Karen Blakeman tackles issues such as: extreme personalisation by Google – when and why, and how to curb it and Google's specialist tools and databases.

  • 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.