UKeIG guest post
March 22, 2011 Leave a comment
Guest post by Chris Armstrong of UKeIG
UKeiG – the UK eInformation Group, is a special interest group of LIS Research Coalition member CILIP, and a respected and well-established forum for all information professionals, users and developers of electronic information resources. The Group promotes and advances the effective exploitation and management of electronic information, and offers a wide range of resources including training courses, a regular newsletter and publications.
UKeiG also offers a series of awards. The group is currently seeking 2011 nominations for its prestigious UKeiG Tony Kent Strix Award. The award is given in recognition of an outstanding practical innovation or achievement in the field of information retrieval. This could take the form of an application or service, or an overall appreciation of past achievements from which significant advances have emanated. The award is open to individuals or groups from anywhere in the world. The deadline for nominations is Friday 26th August 2011. Full details of the award criteria and previous winners can be found on the UKeiG Tony Kent Strix Award page of the UKeiG web site.