Dedicated Google-user or keen on alternatives, there is a workshop for you coming up soon. UKeiG presents two one-day workshops - come to either or both!
* Essential non-Google search tools - Karen Blakeman, London Tuesday, 3 November 2015 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
Karen Blakeman looks at non-Google options for searching the web, different types of information and media. There really are other search tools that can give you better results.
This workshop is for anyone who wants to explore alternatives to Google and ensure that they are finding the most relevant information for their query. This workshop is suitable for all levels of experience and the strategies covered can be applied to all subject areas.
CILIP's Professional Knowledge and Skills Base (PKSB)
3. Using and Exploiting Knowledge and Information: 3.3 Information retrieval
12. IT and Communication: 12.2 Library, information and knowledge technologies
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* New Google, New Challenges - Karen Blakeman, London Wednesday, 4 November 2015 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
Just when you think you've worked out how Google works it all changes, not just a few commands but the whole way Google searches and displays results. Karen Blakeman tackles issues such as: extreme personalisation by Google - when and why, and how to curb it and Google's specialist tools and databases.
This workshop is suitable for all levels of experience. The techniques and approaches covered can be applied to all subject areas.
CILIP's Professional Knowledge and Skills Base (PKSB) 11. Customer focus, service design and marketing: 11.2 Communicating with stakeholders 12. IT and communication: 12.4 Social Media and Collaborative Tools 12. IT and communication: 12.5 Communication Skills
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Costs per session (including lunch and refreshments) :UKeiG members 200+ VAT at the current rate; others 245 + VAT at the current rate
To register your interest in these meetings, reserve a place, or request further details, please email [log in to unmask]
UKeiG is a Special Interest Group of CILIP: the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals.
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