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Welcome to UKSG webinars

UKSG offers a range of free webinars which support distance learning and attract professionals with diverse experience from a wide range of organisations throughout the world. With around a quarter of members based outside the UK, it’s important to ensure UKSG also meets their training needs.

 

"UKSG webinars are routinely among the best organised and presented webinars I attend." - Martin Wolf, University of Liverpool

 

The webinars are a fantastic opportunity to listen to an expert speaker without any travel costs. Registrants can listen to the webinars live and take part in Q&A or watch a recording at a time that best suits their time zone or schedule. The hashtag for UKSG webinars is #UKSGwebinar which attracts considerable commentary during the live sessions. They are open to all (you do not need to be a member of UKSG).

 

"The webinars are consistently excellent and always pay a dividend in terms of the time invested in attending the live events or watching the recordings." - Jane Daniels, Cardiff Metropolitan University

"UKSG webinars provide an excellent opportunity to keep informed about industry developments and to consider the direction of travel that might impact the strategy of your own organisation." - Phil Caisley, Portage Consulting

All webinars are available free of charge. You can also register to view a recording of any webinar. 

Please click on the year of interest to see the individual webinar titles. (To view the recordings, you may need the VLC Media Player.)

2018 webinars:

 

2017 webinars:

2014 webinars

2013 webinars

 

Some of the most popular webinars include:

 

What can you expect as a participant?

  • Up-to-date, expert opinion
  • A boost to your CPD
  • Answers to specific questions about your particular situation (there are two opportunities to ask questions – during registration which influences the webinar’s content and during the Q&A)
  • The in-put of many other participants representing different sectors of the international knowledge community
  • A link to a recording of the webinar
  • Access to the slides (if available) and, often, a Q&A document

"I found this an incredibly useful way of accessing a talk I wouldn't normally have been able to get to. I was sceptical about the use of the internet for seminars, but this was excellent!" - Clare Kavanagh, Nuffield College

 

What can you expect as a speaker?

  • The opportunity to present to a broad section of the international knowledge community and to form closer links with that community
  • The chance to engage in pre- and post-webinar discussions on social media
  • The chance to seek feedback or volunteers
  • The opportunity to acquire or develop online presentation skills
  • A voucher worth £100 which can be redeeemed against any UKSG event

Speaker Guidance

Read the Speaker Guidance to help you prepare for and deliver a successful webinar.

 

Information for participants

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We strive to make your participation in UKSG webinars as enjoyable and trouble-free as possible. You may therefore like to read the Notes for Participants to help you prepare.

Webinar copyright: © 2018 UKSG. These are open access webinars distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Licence, which permits unrestricted use and distribution provided the original source is credited.  CC BY 4.0 

Contact and accessibility

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Please contact Maria Campbell if you have any questions or particular accessibility needs. If you are interested in presenting a UKSG webinar or would like to suggest a subject or speaker we'd like to hear from you.

 

“Webinars allow me to attend sessions on topics both critical and tangential to my work with no more investment than my time--it's like being able to have a tasting plate from a dozen conferences.” – Colette Mak, University of Notre Dame

“It's easy to participate in a UKSG webinar. You get great examples of best practice, good ideas, and contact information if you want to follow up - and you don't have to travel.” – Marie Cairney, University of Glasgow

 

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