The group was founded in 1978 as UKOLUG - the UK Online User Group. It changed its name to the UK eInformation Group in 2004 to reflect changes in technology and the wider activities in which the Group is now involved.
UKeiG aims to:
Stimulate communication and the exchange of knowledge about electronic information
Disseminate high quality advice, information and publications about e-industry news and developments
Raise awareness of existing and new technologies that retrieve, manage and process electronic information
Support continuing professional development by delivering a high quality portfolio of practical and affordable training programmes and seminars
Encourage innovation in electronic information retrieval, management and processing
Support and stimulate the information industry through a range of awards and bursaries
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To promote excellence in the effective exploitation and management of information and knowledge resources, tools, techniques and technologies in all sectors of the profession, with a particular focus on innovation.
Over the years UKeiG, and before it UKOLUG, has published a number of titles in areas reflecting its interests as well as the proceedings of its conferences. It is interesting to see how themes have changed.
There is a UKeiG JISCmail list (LIS-UKeiG) and you may also wish to follow us on social media:
Gary has twenty-two years of experience in library, IT and information services in higher education; seven in senior strategic management with a considerable understanding of the research, teaching & learning needs affecting the provision of IT and information services in a multidisciplinary, complex and demanding environment.
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