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.
[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...
[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.
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 - 10:30am 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?
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.
Tuesday, 20 October 2015 - 9:00am to Wednesday, 21 October 2015 - 4:30pm
Internet Librarian International 2015
Olympia Conference Centre, London, UK
Conference & Sponsor Showcase 20 & 21 October
Workshops 19 October
- Tuesday, 20 October 2015 - 9:00am to Wednesday, 21 October 2015 - 4:30pm
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.