JiscMail Logo
Email discussion lists for the UK Education and Research communities

Help for LIS-UKEIG Archives


LIS-UKEIG Archives

LIS-UKEIG Archives


LIS-UKEIG@JISCMAIL.AC.UK


View:

Message:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

By Topic:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

By Author:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

Font:

Proportional Font

LISTSERV Archives

LISTSERV Archives

LIS-UKEIG Home

LIS-UKEIG Home

LIS-UKEIG  September 2014

LIS-UKEIG September 2014

Options

Subscribe or Unsubscribe

Subscribe or Unsubscribe

Log In

Log In

Get Password

Get Password

Subject:

[UKeiG] Social Searching - Karen Blakeman, London, Tuesday 28 September

From:

Sheila Thomas <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:33:38 +0000

Content-Type:

text/plain

Parts/Attachments:

Parts/Attachments

text/plain (46 lines)

Social Searching - Karen Blakeman
Venue: Euston House, 24 Eversholt Street, London NW1 1AD
Date: Tuesday, 28 October, 2014 - 09:30 - 16:30

Course Outline: 
'Social' has become an integral part of search. Companies use social and professional networks to market their services and stay in touch with existing and potential customers. Conference highlights, presentations and videos are shared across multiple platforms. Researchers use social media to discuss, promote and share their work. And many people use their connections to share information and ask questions. Google and Bing include social media in their results but do not cover everything so knowing where to look is vital. This workshop will look at the impact of social and professional networks on search and the specialist tools that are available. Topics covered will include:

    Why 'social' is an important part of search
    How organisations and individuals are using social and professional networks to publish and share information, and the implications for the searcher
    The different types of information including research, business, news, video, images, presentations, discussions, social bookmarking
    Searching for people
    The networks and services you need to consider and how to search them
    Specialist tools for social search
    Confidentiality and ethical issues
    Quality issues

You will have ample opportunity to experiment and try out the techniques for yourself and Karen will be on hand to help and advise you. Exercises are provided but you are free to explore and try out searches of your own.

Who should attend: 
This workshop is for anyone wishing to improve their search skills and understand the importance of social searching. It is suitable for all levels of experience and covers all subject areas.

CILIP's Professional Knowledge and Skills Base (PKSB): 
This course supports the following elements of CILIP's PKSB:
8.	Literacies and Learning: 8.3 Digital literacy
12.	IT and Communication: 12.4 Social media and collaborative tools

Course Presenter: Karen Blakeman
Karen Blakeman has worked in the information profession since 1978 and became a freelance consultant in 1989. She provides training and consultancy on social and collaborative web tools, and searching for and managing information resources.  Karen edits and publishes a monthly, electronic newsletter called Tales from the Terminal Room and her blog can be found at http://www.rba.co.uk/wordpress/.  She is an Honorary Fellow of CILIP (Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals) and a member of the Association of Independent Information Professionals (AIIP).

Costs (including lunch and refreshments): UKeiG members £200 + VAT at the current rate; others £245 + VAT at the current rate

Find out more:
http://tinyurl.com/moq7rtp
http://www.ukeig.org.uk/trainingevent/social-searching-karen-blakeman

To register your interest, reserve a place, or request further details, please email [log in to unmask]

-- 
Sheila Thomas BA MCLIP MWeldI MBCS
Weldasearch Manager
TWI Ltd, Granta Park, CB21 6AL, UK
www.weldasearch.com

This e-mail is issued subject to our e-mail disclaimer statement. Please refer to http://www.twi-global.com/email-disclaimer/

Top of Message | Previous Page | Permalink

JiscMail Tools


RSS Feeds and Sharing


Advanced Options


Archives

July 2020
June 2020
May 2020
April 2020
March 2020
February 2020
January 2020
December 2019
November 2019
October 2019
September 2019
August 2019
July 2019
June 2019
May 2019
April 2019
March 2019
February 2019
January 2019
December 2018
November 2018
October 2018
September 2018
August 2018
July 2018
June 2018
May 2018
April 2018
March 2018
February 2018
January 2018
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012
December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011
April 2011
March 2011
February 2011
January 2011
December 2010
November 2010
October 2010
September 2010
August 2010
July 2010
June 2010
May 2010
April 2010
March 2010
February 2010
January 2010
December 2009
November 2009
October 2009
September 2009
August 2009
July 2009
June 2009
May 2009
April 2009
March 2009
February 2009
January 2009
December 2008
November 2008
October 2008
September 2008
August 2008
July 2008
June 2008
May 2008
April 2008
March 2008
February 2008
January 2008
December 2007
November 2007
October 2007
September 2007
August 2007
July 2007
June 2007
May 2007
April 2007
March 2007
February 2007
January 2007
2006
2005
2004
2003
2002
2001
2000
1999
1998


JiscMail is a Jisc service.

View our service policies at https://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/policyandsecurity/ and Jisc's privacy policy at https://www.jisc.ac.uk/website/privacy-notice

For help and support help@jisc.ac.uk

Secured by F-Secure Anti-Virus CataList Email List Search Powered by the LISTSERV Email List Manager