UKeIG Members' Day and Annual General Meeting 2018
The UK electronic information Group (UKeiG) is pleased to announce its Annual General Meeting and 2018 Members' Day to be held at CILIP's headquarters in the heart of London on Tuesday 26th June 2018 - 10:30am to 5:00pm. (UKeiG members can attend the AGM between 1.45 pm and 2.15 pm for free. There is a small charge for attending the entire day. The event is also open to non-members.)
- Using Geographic Information Systems' Data in Libraries (David Rowe)
- The Intelligent Library (James Clay)
- The CILIP Privacy Project (Jacqueline May)
- Editing Wikpedia (John Lubbock)
- The CILIP Benovolent Fund (Richard Osborn)
Refreshments will be served on arrival, with lunch at 1 pm. There will be networking opportunities with drinks and canapés served at 4.15, with a 5 pm close.
David Rowe writes: 'My presentation will introduce trusted sources of GIS data that can be used to enhance our systems and data reporting, and help in creating services that can adapt to changing geographic needs. It will also cover how making our own data open can lead to it being discovered in new ways, and used in new contexts.'
'There's been plenty of hype over artificial intelligence and the internet of things,' says James Clay. 'It's time to put aside the cynicism that this kind of hype generates and look seriously at how we can take advantage of these emerging technologies to improve the student experience and build an intelligent library. Most smartphones now make use of artificial intelligence to make contextual recommendations based on an individual’s location and interests. Could libraries take advantage of this technology to push information and learning resources to students? If we could, it offers some interesting possibilities.'
Jacqueline May will update on the CILIP Privacy Project. 'The concept and practice of online data privacy are undergoing rapid change and challenge from the private sector and the state. The Privacy project will address how CILIP can best support and advise information and library workers, managers and leaders.'
For more information, and to book online click here
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eLucidate 14 (2/3) winter 2017/18 is now available.
The UK einformation Group is pleased to announce the publication of Volume 14 issue 2-3 2017/18 of our journal eLucidate.
eLucidate is published three times per volume: around spring, summer and winter.
eLucidate features contributions from experts in the field, keeping members up to date with developments and innovations in the digital information industry, considering the impact on information professionals and consumers of e-information.
Topics include: knowledge and information management, digital literacy, effective information retrieval and search technologies, intranets, social media, open access, e-publishing and e-industry research and development.
eLucidate - UKeiG's journal
eLucidate is published three times per volume: around spring, summer and winter
Quick reference guides - UKeiG
This page contains the Quick Reference Guides commissioned by UKeiG. These guides cover a wide variety of topics from social media to knowledge management.
From time to time UKeiG publishes notices, summaries and statements covering issues that affect those working in the knowledge, information and library sectors - particularly where those issues relate to e-resources or communications. They will be published beneath this page with the most recent at the top of the list.
From time to time, UKeiG publishes longer papers which will appear here. Examples are the UKeiG White Papers series which are published initially for members but become open access after three months and the (new) annual publication of Electronic Information Resources Abstracts.