UKSG has announced the appointment of Bev Acreman as Interim Executive Director. Bev replaces Sarah Bull who is moving on to pursue other opportunities. Bev is well known by the UKSG community, having held senior roles at Taylor & Francis, BioMed Central, Springer Nature and F1000. She has also served on several UKSG committees.
UKSG and NASIG are delighted to announce the 2017 winners of its annual John Merriman Award, named in recognition of the founder of both UKSG and NASIG.
UKSG, the organisation that connects the knowledge community, is delighted to announce the 2016 winner of its annual John Merriman Award, set up in recognition of the founder of UKSG and NASIG (the North American Serials Interest Group).
Shona Thoma, IRel Officer at the Irish Research eLibrary will receive funding from Award sponsor Taylor & Francis to attend the 2016 NASIG Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico with additional support from UKSG to attend the 2016 UKSG Conference in Bournemouth in April.
UKSG is delighted to be a supporting organisation of the 'Think. Check. Submit.' initiative.
"Think. Check. Submit. is a campaign to help researchers identify trusted journals for their research. It is a simple checklist researchers can use to assess the credentials of a journal or publisher."
26th June 2013, 2pm: Navigating through the New Library Systems Landscape, hosted by Ken Chad (Ken Chad Consulting Ltd.)
The Mobile Advantage: Developing mobile services and resources for libraries and content providers webinar
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)
8th May 2013, 2pm: Shared Services, KB+ - hosted by Damyanti Patel, JISC Collections
8th May 2013, 10am: Introduction to Access management - hosted by Mark Williams, JISC Collections
29th April 2013, 10am: The role of subscription agents - hosted by Richard Steeden, LM Information Delivery
Richard will speak about the history of the subscription agency business, the commercial benefits that agents deliver to libraries and publishers and how subscription agencies have adapted their service provision to the digital world.