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.
[09 Apr 2015] The Information Manager of the Year Award will be given in recognition of the greatest contribution to information management or to the year's best exemplar as an information manager.
[08 Apr 2015] UKeiG is pleased to announce the first in a series of free 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.
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.
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.
Thursday, 18 June 2015 - 10:15am to 3:15pm
Keep this date free! Watch this space for full details.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.