News en UKeiG to sponsor place at CILIP New Professionals Day 2014 <p>UKeiG is pleased to offer a sponsored place for a student or early-career professional to attend the CILIP New Professionals Day on Friday 10th October (see <a href=""></a>) under its Student or Early-Career Professional Conference Grant scheme. CILIP's New Professionals Day is the annual conference aimed at library and information professionals who are seeking guidance on their initial steps into their first professional roles.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:46:25 +0000 Chris Armstrong 3881 at UKeiG Members entitled to 25% discount at Internet Librarian International 2014 <p>As part of our ongoing partnership with Internet Librarian International (to be held 21 &amp; 22 October, Olympia Conference Centre, London), we are pleased to announce that UKeiG members are entitled to a 25% discount on the full conference fee. To access the discount, simply enter UKEIG25 in the priority code field at online registration: <a title="ILI 2014" href="" target="_blank"></a></p> <p>Internet Librarian International 2014 highlights:</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 07:56:23 +0000 Chris Armstrong 3875 at Early-bird tickets available for 'Intranet Now' <h2>The UK conference for comms and intranet people</h2> <p><em>‘Intranet Now’</em> is a brand new UK conference for everyone who contributes to an intranet. Join 130+ intranet practitioners on <strong>Tuesday, 2nd of September</strong> in Central London for a full day focusing on how the intranet is best used to support business goals.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:38:18 +0000 Chris Armstrong 3874 at CILIP New Professionals Day 2014 <p>CILIP's New Professionals Day 2014 is an annual conference aimed at those library and information professionals who are seeking guidance on their initial steps into their first professional roles. If you are still studying at university, have recently finished your information qualification or are in your first professional post, then this event is for you. This year the event will be held at the CILIP offices on Ridgmount Street, London on Friday 10<sup>th</sup> October. Speakers &amp; workshop leaders already confirmed include:&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:07:03 +0000 Chris Armstrong 3873 at The UKeiG Membership Survey 2013 <p>As you may remember, UKeiG conducted a membership survey in 2013. You told us that you valued UKeiG membership benefits. You also offered suggestions for enhancements to the current range of benefits, ideas for training courses and topics you would like us to explore in<em> eLucidate.</em></p> <p>We greatly appreciated your involvement and are working towards improving your relationship with UKeiG by:</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 10:56:09 +0000 Chris Armstrong 3866 at UKeiG AGM: Papers <p>UKeiG Members - particularly those planning to attend the AGM this week - may be interested to know that the papers, including the annual accounts, are now available on the <a title="UKeiG 36 AGM Papers" href="" target="_self">UKeiG website</a>. Please note that you must be signed in to access them. UKeiG's 36th AGM and Members Day takes place at 12.00 this Thursday 26th June 2014 in the Prince Philip Room at the RSA, 8 John Adam Street, London WC2N 6EZ.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 08:59:54 +0000 Chris Armstrong 3865 at UKeiG's Second Award: Call for Nominations for Jason Farradane Award <p>The UKeiG Jason Farradane Award is made to an individual or a group of people in recognition of outstanding work in the information profession and UKeiG now invites nominations for the 2014 award which will be preented at Internet Librarian International 2014.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 08:30:22 +0000 Chris Armstrong 3858 at Do you want to be a part of the UKeiG Committee? <p>Are you passionate about information? Are you committed to professional standards? Are you interested in gaining experience of committee work or learning more about your professional association? Do you like luxury chocolate biscuits? If so UKeiG would welcome your help on its Committee. We are a group of volunteers supported by two great Administrators, Val who manages our training events (and much more) and Chris who is our Web Editor and UKeiG "corporate memory".</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 27 May 2014 12:45:40 +0000 Chris Armstrong 3856 at Comment on CILIP Governance plans <p>You will, I am sure, be aware that CILIP is reviewing its governance structure, with a view to modernising, simplifying and improving transparency and acountability. The UKeiG Committee believes that it is an important moment for CILIP and we would encourage our members to review the proposals and to provide feedback to CILIP. A very helpful introduction to the proposals can be found in CILIP Update for May and we encourage you to spend a few minutes to take a look and comment.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 27 May 2014 10:28:22 +0000 Chris Armstrong 3854 at UKeiG issues call for 2014 Tony Kent Strix Award nominations <p>The Tony Kent Strix Award is given in recognition of an outstanding practical innovation or achievement in the field of information retrieval in its widest sense and nominations are now invited. The nomination could highlight achievements in&nbsp;an application or service, or an overall appreciation of past works from which significant advances have emanated.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 21 May 2014 09:33:45 +0000 Chris Armstrong 3851 at