About UKeiG

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

If you want more information please contact our administrator:

E-mail: ukeig.enquiries@gmail.com

  • Mission Statement

    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.

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    This page brings together the answers to a number of regularly-asked questions about UKeiG. If you think of another point we could cover here, please let us know.

  • Advantages of Membership

    Membership of a CILIP Special Interest Group such as UKeiG offers a number of benefits which focus on continuing professional development and meeting fellow professionals working in the same area, In the case of UKeiG, we see the benefits of membership as manifold!

  • Types of Membership

    UKeiG membership is open to anyone interested or involved in the area of electronic information. You do not have to be a member of CILIP.

    Whatever area or discipline you work in, or specific interests that you may have, UKeiG membership will ensure that you are kept informed of news and developments across the e-information industry so that you always have the "bigger picture".

    UKeiG offers the following types of membership:

  • Join UKeiG

    How do I become a member of the Group?

  • UKeiG Publishing History

    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.