Events

Monday April 08, 2013
Start: 8 Apr 2013 08:00

2013 Annual Conference and Exhibition

The UKSG 36th Annual Conference and Exhibition took place from 8-10 April 2013 at the Bournemouth International Centre

The following resources relating to the conference are available:

Tuesday April 09, 2013

2013 Annual Conference and Exhibition

The UKSG 36th Annual Conference and Exhibition took place from 8-10 April 2013 at the Bournemouth International Centre

The following resources relating to the conference are available:

Wednesday April 10, 2013
Start: 8 Apr 2013 08:00
End: 10 Apr 2013 14:00

2013 Annual Conference and Exhibition

The UKSG 36th Annual Conference and Exhibition took place from 8-10 April 2013 at the Bournemouth International Centre

The following resources relating to the conference are available:

Tuesday May 21, 2013
Start: 21 May 2013 09:00

Workshop summaryUKSG training awarded the CILIP Seal of Recognition

We all have to manage projects. Whether you are implementing a new system, migrating services, managing a vendor selection process, managing an office move or creating a new product or service, we are often managing projects without the support of a professionally trained project manager.

Wednesday May 22, 2013
Start: 22 May 2013 09:00

Event summaryUKSG training awarded the CILIP Seal of Recognition

What is Open Access? Are you baffled by the terminology and uncertain as to what it’s all about? Do you want to know which publishers are doing it, why and how they’re doing it, and what librarians have to do with it? Are you looking for facts and a clear understanding of what is happening in the UK? Then come to this UKSG seminar when all will be revealed.

Thursday June 06, 2013
Start: 6 Jun 2013 09:00

To meet the needs of librarians involved in the acquisition of electronic resources, UKSG is pleased to offer a highly practical one-day Licensing and Negotiation Skills course.

Friday June 07, 2013
Start: 7 Jun 2013 10:00

Course summary

This one-day seminar aims to present a practical introductory overview of all UKSG training awarded the CILIP Seal of Recognitionaspects of journals and e-resources management in the morning and incorporates an overview of the technical work undertaken by The British Library in Boston Spa, West Yorkshire in the afternoon, followed by an optional tour of the site.

Tuesday June 11, 2013
Start: 11 Jun 2013 09:30

Course summaryUKSG training awarded the CILIP Seal of Recognition

Many of us working directly with e-resources in libraries would like to feel more confident in our understanding of the related technology.  Managing e-resources and making them available to end-users is quite different from dealing with print products, but many of us have moved from one to the other, picking up expertise informally.  As a result we probably all hav

Wednesday June 19, 2013
Start: 19 Jun 2013 09:00

RUNNING IN DUBLIN FOR THE FIRST TIME!

Workshop summaryUKSG training awarded the CILIP Seal of Recognition

We all have to manage projects. Whether you are implementing a new system, migrating services, managing a vendor selection process, managing an office move or creating a new product or service, we are often managing projects without the support of a professionally trained project manager.

Start: 19 Jun 2013 14:00

19th June 2013, 2pm: The Mobile Advantage: Developing mobile services and resources for libraries and content providers, hosted by Ben Showers (Jisc) and Jo Alcock (Birmingham City University)

Session aim

To equip attendees with an understanding of the current mobile landscape and to help them consider the impact this has on libraries, publishers and users in providing access to resources and services.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to:

Wednesday June 26, 2013
Start: 26 Jun 2013 14:00

26th June 2013, 2pm: Navigating through the New Library Systems Landscape, hosted by Ken Chad (Ken Chad Consulting Ltd)

Wednesday September 04, 2013
Start: 4 Sep 2013 10:00

Our next webinar is hosted by Andrew Cox, Lecturer, The Information School, University of Sheffield and we are delighted to offer it free of charge.

The webinar introduces the issue of RDM, libraries’ roles in supporting RDM and is an opportunity for you to think about how RDM might open up new opportunities for you. It concludes with a quick guide to key resources to find out more, including detail of RDMRose, a JISC funded free to use and reuse set of learning materials for self directed or facilitated CPD on RDM tailored for information professionals.

Tuesday September 10, 2013
Start: 10 Sep 2013 10:00

Course summary

This one-day training seminar will give a practical introduction to accessing, collating, presenting and utilising e-resource usage statistics by:

Thursday October 10, 2013

Course summary

This one-day seminar aims to present a practical introductory overview of all aspects of journals and e-resources management.

Thursday November 14, 2013
Start: 14 Nov 2013 10:00

Open Access Realities:
global experiences of implementing OA

See the presentations on YouTube.

Friday November 15, 2013
Start: 15 Nov 2013 10:00

Library Discovery Technologies

Venue: No. 11 Cavendish Square, London W1

Wednesday November 20, 2013
Start: 20 Nov 2013 10:00

This free webinar will provide a thorough introduction to open access and explain how open access advocacy and other related procedures can be integrated into libraries.

Wednesday November 27, 2013
Start: 27 Nov 2013 09:30

Course summary

Many of us working directly with e-resources in libraries would like to feel more confident in our understanding of the related technology.  Managing e-resources and making them available to end-users is quite different from dealing with print products, but many of us have moved from one to the other, picking up expertise informally.  As a result we probably all have gaps in our knowledge and understanding, and the need to gain a proper balanced overview of the technical environment is crucial if we are to do our jobs effectively.

Start: 27 Nov 2013 14:00

This free webinar will provide a thorough introduction to open access including:

Thursday December 05, 2013

Out with the old and in with the new?:
how new technologies have led to innovation in FE Libraries

Wednesday January 29, 2014
Start: 29 Jan 2014 14:00
End: 29 Jan 2014 14:45

This webinar will give participants an appreciation of ebook purchasing models and issues a consortium needs to consider when planning a consortium purchase.

 

Wednesday February 19, 2014
Start: 19 Feb 2014 14:00

 

This webinar will increase your understanding of the opportunities provided to HSS scholars by Open Access publication and the approaches scholars, academic societies or HE bodies may take to adopt and develop Open Access publishing initiatives.

 

Wednesday March 26, 2014
Start: 26 Mar 2014 15:00

This Webinar will provide delegates with an overview of the Wellcome Trust and RCUK OA policies.  It will discuss current levels of compliance, and key issues which need to be addressed if full OA is going to be realised.  The Webinar will also discuss the recent study, led by the Wellcome Trust, which looked at what levers funders could pull to help encourage the development of an effective OA market for article processing charges.

Monday April 14, 2014
Start: 14 Apr 2014 08:00

 

The conference has now passed. Thank you to everyone who attended.

 

Presentations:

Plenary presentations and Lightning Talks can be found on YouTube.

Breakout Sessions can be found on SlideShare.

The UKSGLive blog is available here.

Tuesday April 15, 2014

 

The conference has now passed. Thank you to everyone who attended.

 

Presentations:

Plenary presentations and Lightning Talks can be found on YouTube.

Breakout Sessions can be found on SlideShare.

The UKSGLive blog is available here.

Start: 15 Apr 2014 16:00

 

Unable to attend the UKSG 37th Annual Conference and Exhibition? Worry not! Join us for this free UKSG webinar live from Harrogate. The UKSG 2014 Conference Special will provide an overview of the conference and the discussion will focus on anything new, interesting, exciting  or even controversial to emerge from the conference talks.

Wednesday April 16, 2014
Start: 14 Apr 2014 08:00
End: 16 Apr 2014 13:20

 

The conference has now passed. Thank you to everyone who attended.

 

Presentations:

Plenary presentations and Lightning Talks can be found on YouTube.

Breakout Sessions can be found on SlideShare.

The UKSGLive blog is available here.

Wednesday May 14, 2014
Start: 14 May 2014 14:00
End: 14 May 2014 15:00

 

In November 2013, UKSG published a UKSG and Jisc-funded research project “Impact of Library Discovery Technology” that evaluates the impact of library discovery technologies, specifically Resources Discovery Systems, on the usage of academic content. This webinar will discuss that research.

Tuesday May 20, 2014
Start: 20 May 2014 10:00

Managing OA: pain points and workflows

Event summary

Are you working with Open Access on a daily basis?  Would you benefit from an event that allows you to share some of your practices and ‘pain points’ and learn from others in a range of institutions?  Would you like to hear from publishers and intermediaries, to know where they are with OA, and listen to a range of short case studies?

Wednesday June 04, 2014
Start: 4 Jun 2014 10:00

Course summary

This one-day seminar aims to present a practical introductory overview of all aspects of journals and e-resources management.

Wednesday June 11, 2014
Start: 11 Jun 2014 14:00
End: 11 Jun 2014 15:00

 

In 2012 we made some bold and unconventional decisions at Utrecht University Library in The Netherlands: shut down the custom-made discovery system Omega, not to implement another library discovery service and focus predominantly on delivery. 

 

Thursday June 12, 2014
Start: 12 Jun 2014 09:30

Course summary

Many of us working directly with e-resources in libraries would like to feel more confident in our understanding of the related technology.  Managing e-resources within the business and technology constraints has become the mainstay of information provision.  This course provides attendees with a balanced overview of the technical environment which is crucial if we are to do our jobs effectively.

Friday June 13, 2014
Start: 13 Jun 2014 09:30

Workshop summary

We all have to manage projects. Whether you are implementing a new system, migrating services, managing a vendor selection process, managing an office move or creating a new product or service, we are often managing projects without the support of a professionally trained project manager. We are expected to deliver more with less, and it mustn’t go wrong on our watch! If this sounds familiar, then help is at hand.

Thursday June 26, 2014
Start: 26 Jun 2014 09:00

Workshop purpose

A highly practical one-day workshop delivering licensing and negotiation knowledge and skills to academic librarians and consortia members involved in the acquisition of electronic resources.

Wednesday July 02, 2014
Start: 2 Jul 2014 15:30
End: 2 Jul 2014 16:30

 

This webinar will provide you with an overview of the new copyright laws which were implemented on 1 June 2014, and what they may mean for you.

With Naomi Korn, IP Consultant.

Tuesday September 09, 2014
Start: 9 Sep 2014 10:00

Course summary

This one-day training seminar will give a practical introduction to accessing, collating, presenting and utilising e-resource usage statistics by:

Wednesday September 24, 2014
Start: 24 Sep 2014 09:30

Workshop summary

We all have to manage projects. Whether you are implementing a new system, migrating services, managing a vendor selection process, managing an office move or creating a new product or service, we are often managing projects without the support of a professionally trained project manager. We are expected to deliver more with less, and it mustn’t go wrong on our watch! If this sounds familiar, then help is at hand.

Start: 24 Sep 2014 14:00
End: 24 Sep 2014 15:00

Join us for this free UKSG webinar to better understand how thinking about the future of Libraries can help you deliver services now and for an introduction to the NMC Horizon report for Libraries.

Date: Wednesday 24 September 2014

Time: 1400 BST

Duration: 45 minutes including Q&A (up to 60 minutes maximum if there is sufficient demand for an extended Q&A)

Speaker: Dave Parkes

Thursday October 09, 2014
Start: 9 Oct 2014 10:00

Course summary

This one-day seminar aims to present a practical introductory overview of all aspects of journals and e-resources management.

Wednesday October 22, 2014
Start: 22 Oct 2014 09:30

Course summary

Wednesday October 29, 2014
Start: 29 Oct 2014 14:00
End: 29 Oct 2014 15:00

 

Join colleagues from the Universities of St Andrews and Edinburgh to understand how open access publishing initiatives could be delivered for academic staff and students in your institution.

 

More information and registration.

Wednesday November 05, 2014
Start: 5 Nov 2014 10:00

Course summary

Many of us working directly with e-resources in libraries would like to feel more confident in our understanding of the related technology.  Managing e-resources within the business and technology constraints has become the mainstay of information provision.  This course provides attendees with a balanced overview of the technical environment which is crucial if we are to do our jobs effectively.

Wednesday November 12, 2014
Thursday November 20, 2014
Start: 20 Nov 2014 10:00

Untying the knots and joining the dots:
researchers' needs from funding to outputs and beyond

 

Session videos now available to view here.

Friday November 21, 2014
Start: 21 Nov 2014 10:00

 

Information without frontiers – barriers and solutions

Venue: Grand Connaught Rooms, 61-65 Great Queen Street, London WC2B 5DA

 

Thursday November 27, 2014
Start: 27 Nov 2014 13:00
End: 27 Nov 2014 14:00

 

Institutional Repositories have grown in importance over the last 10 years to offer a core University and Library service, however, their role is developing faster now than it has ever done.

Join Chris Keene, Technical Development Manager, University of Sussex Library to find out more.

Information and registration.

Tuesday January 27, 2015
Start: 27 Jan 2015 14:00
End: 27 Jan 2015 15:00

 

With the extensive use of technology in our day-to-day life, the way people learn is changing radically. The use of mobile technology has increased in the last few years and more organisations are moving towards a BYOD policy, making necessary improvements for learning technologies. At Croydon College, to face these changes, we have developed a bespoke Mobile Theme for our Moodle VLE. 

Tuesday February 24, 2015
Start: 24 Feb 2015 14:00
End: 24 Feb 2015 15:00

From September 2015 Middlesex University will be giving all of its students registered at its Hendon campus in London their own personal free ebook for each module they study. 

Join us to find out why!

Tuesday March 17, 2015
Start: 17 Mar 2015 14:00
End: 17 Mar 2015 15:00

 

A Current Research Information System, usually known as a “CRIS”, is a system designed to help with the information management of research activity at an institution. 

Join our speaker, James Toon, University of Edinburgh, to hear a brief and general overview of a CRIS and description of how such a system is being used at the University of Edinburgh.

Monday March 30, 2015
Start: 30 Mar 2015 08:00

 

The conference has now passed. Thank you to everyone who attended and who helped to make it a success.

 

View the conference highlights courtesy of IET.tv.

 

Presentations:

Plenary presentations and Lightning Talks can be found on the IET.tv site.

Tuesday March 31, 2015

 

The conference has now passed. Thank you to everyone who attended and who helped to make it a success.

 

View the conference highlights courtesy of IET.tv.

 

Presentations:

Plenary presentations and Lightning Talks can be found on the IET.tv site.

Wednesday April 01, 2015
Start: 30 Mar 2015 08:00
End: 1 Apr 2015 13:20

 

The conference has now passed. Thank you to everyone who attended and who helped to make it a success.

 

View the conference highlights courtesy of IET.tv.

 

Presentations:

Plenary presentations and Lightning Talks can be found on the IET.tv site.

Tuesday May 19, 2015
Start: 19 May 2015 14:00
End: 19 May 2015 15:00

How do we find our way through the forest of requirements, options, exemptions, variations and special cases that institutions and individuals have to handle with Open Access policies? The Open Access policy environment is growing more complex and more demanding in its needs, and now more significant in its implications.

 

Wednesday May 27, 2015
Tuesday June 09, 2015
Start: 9 Jun 2015 14:00
End: 9 Jun 2015 15:00

Join Joscelyn Upendran for a look at Creative Commons licences, their impact and use in education. The webinar will:

Wednesday June 10, 2015

Course summary

This one-day seminar aims to present a practical introductory overview of all aspects of journals and e-resources management.

Thursday June 18, 2015

Workshop Purpose

A highly practical one-day workshop delivering negotiation knowledge and skills to academic librarians and consortia members involved in the acquisition of electronic resources.

Workshop Summary

Thursday June 25, 2015

Course summary

Many of us working directly with e-resources in libraries would like to feel more confident in our understanding of the related technology.  Managing e-resources within the business and technology constraints has become the mainstay of information provision.  This course provides attendees with a balanced overview of the technical environment which is crucial if we are to do our jobs effectively.

Tuesday June 30, 2015
Start: 30 Jun 2015 14:30
End: 30 Jun 2015 15:30

There is a growing rift between those who believe the library's most fundamental purpose is to support and advance the goals of its host institution and those who believe the library's most important role is as an agent of progress and reform in the larger world of scholarly communication.

Tuesday July 14, 2015
Start: 14 Jul 2015 14:00
End: 14 Jul 2015 15:00

This two part webinar introduces the topic of altmetrics to the library community.

Tuesday September 08, 2015
Tuesday September 22, 2015
Start: 22 Sep 2015 14:00
End: 22 Sep 2015 15:00

Join Petr Knoth and Phil Gooch, both of Mendeley Ltd. for a free webinar "Introduction to Text-Mining Research Papers".

By the end of the webinar, participants should have an understanding of what text-mining is and how it can be used to extract knowledge from research papers. .

More information and registration.

Wednesday October 07, 2015

Course summary

This one-day seminar aims to present a practical introductory overview of all aspects of journals and e-resources management including e-books.

Tuesday October 20, 2015

Workshop summary

We all have to manage projects. Whether you are implementing a new system, migrating services, managing a vendor selection process, managing an office move or creating a new product or service, we are often managing projects without the support of a professionally trained project manager. We are expected to deliver more with less, and it mustn’t go wrong on our watch! If this sounds familiar, then help is at hand.

Tuesday October 27, 2015
Start: 27 Oct 2015 14:00
End: 27 Oct 2015 15:00

 

You are invited to join Ken Chad, Ken Chad Consulting Ltd. for a free UKSG webinar:

"A new perspective on library resource management systems"

 

Wednesday November 04, 2015

A course from Jisc Collections

Course summary

Tuesday November 17, 2015

This is the page for the 2015 UKSG One-Day Conference.

If you would like to read about or book for the 2016 One-Day Conference on the 'Scholarly Communications Ecosystem', please click this link.

 

Wednesday November 18, 2015

Highlights from the UKSG Forum 2015:

This is the page for the 2015 UKSG Forum.

If you would like to read about or book for the 2016 UKSG Forum on 'Innovation', please click this link.

Wednesday November 25, 2015

Course summary

Many of us working directly with e-resources in libraries would like to feel more confident in our understanding of the related technology.  Managing e-resources within the business and technology constraints has become the mainstay of information provision.  This course provides attendees with a balanced overview of the technical environment which is crucial if we are to do our jobs effectively.

Thursday November 26, 2015
Start: 26 Nov 2015 13:00
End: 26 Nov 2015 14:00

Peer review: much discussed, much covered, much maligned, but what do researchers really think of the system at the heart of scholarly research? Is it as broken as we are sometimes led to believe? How much of a discrepancy is there between expectation and reality? How do views differ between authors, editors and reviewers? Or across the disciplines – humanities, social sciences, science and medicine?

Tuesday December 01, 2015
Start: 1 Dec 2015 14:00
End: 1 Dec 2015 15:00

As you may be aware, UKSG does not usually offer a webinar in December. However, we are pleased to offer this 'special' designed to highlight research and publishing activities in low and middle income countries and also reach out to community members with an interest in those countries. The webinar will focus on Southern journals and case studies will be used to address issues around access to, production and use of research information in low and middle income countries.

Wednesday December 02, 2015

Getting your message across:
making the most of mobile technologies and social media in FE

UKSG presents the sixth in their popular series of events focusing specifically on managing e-resources and new technologies in the Further Education sector.

Many thanks to our event supporters:

Tuesday January 26, 2016
Start: 26 Jan 2016 14:00
End: 26 Jan 2016 15:00

Join us for our first webinar of 2016.

Martin Hawksey, Chief Innovation, Community and Technology Officer (Association for Learning Technology (ALT)) will discuss Learning Analytics: Gaining good actionable insight.

More information and registration.

Tuesday February 23, 2016
Start: 23 Feb 2016 14:00
End: 23 Feb 2016 15:00

Join us in February for a free webinar on Developing an alumni library service.

With Rachel Daniels and Emma Turner, Cranfield University

More information and registration.

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