The UK e-information Group (UKeiG), one of CILIP's Special Interest Groups, has published the latest issue of its journal eLucidate, volume 14 (issue 1) 2017.
The full issue PDF is available at: http://tinyurl.com/lcxah7s
This issue features an enlightening and informative selection of articles.
UKeiG Information Manager of the Year 2016: In Her Own Words
Last year Marlize Palmer was presented with the UKeiG Information Manager of the Year Award. She is the Welsh Government’s Head of Information and Archive Services and Departmental Records Officer and offers a fascinating insight into the challenges of information management in a government setting. “The information management profession in government is changing fast. The emergence of big data, social media, cloud and mobile-based services presents massive challenges and opportunities for information professionals and librarians working in government and at the Welsh Government in particular.”
Discovery and Discoverability
Michael Upshall highlights some innovations and issues around search technologies, touching on serendipity, taxonomy, user engagement and relevance.
Being Social and Collaborative
Martin White gets to grips with the complexity of collaborative working in the digital environment. “Virtual meetings are fast becoming the default meeting format.” What challenges do virtual teams face, particularly in an international, corporate setting?
Getting to Grips with Data Literacy and Data-Driven Decision Making
The 2017 UKeiG Members’ Day, held at CILIP’s London headquarters on the 16th March, showcased the theme of information modelling using data and metrics. This article reports on the analysis, exploitation, utilisation, management and visualisation of data in a number of settings, including the construction industry and public libraries.
eLucidate also includes:
Digital resource news
An update on the UKeiG professional development course programme
A sneak peek into the planning for this year’s ILI 2017 – Library Innovation Conference.
eLucidate is published three times a year: Spring, Summer and Winter. Topics in previous issues include: digital literacy, effective information retrieval and search technologies, intranets, social media, open access, e-publishing and e-industry research and development.
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