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Clare Beghtol - sad news

Students of classification will be saddened to hear that one of our foremost scholars, Clare Beghtol, died in her sleep on 3rd March this year. As well as contributing extensively and inspiringly to the literature of our field, Clare was ISKO's President in 1998-2002. She will be remembered with affection by many. You can see a brief obituary, and a lovely photo of her, on the University of Toronto website.

Taxonomy Boot Camp London 2018

ISKO UK will once again support Taxonomy Boot Camp London, which takes place on 16 & 17 October 2018 at Olympia London.

ISKO UK grants for students

ISKO UK is pleased to offer small research and conference grants

ISKO UK Conference programme announced

Plans are well under way for the 5th Biennial Conference of ISKO UK, on 11-12 Septermber 2017, marking our 10th Anniversary. "Knowledge Organization - what's the story?" is our theme. Download the provisional programme Here.

Meet the Francophone pioneers in Paris this July

Registration is now open for the ISKO-France Conference on “Epistemological and theoretical foundations of Information–Documentation science: a tribute to francophone pioneers” July 11th-12th, in Paris. More details and the Conference program will be available shortly on the ISKO-France website:

David Haynes in Hot Seat

As of 14th March 2017, David Haynes has been elected to the Chair of ISKO-UK. With a long, strong track record in KO practice, research, teaching and consultancy, David is already leading preparations for the ISKO UK conference in September. Watch this space for more news.

Boot Camp collaboration

The second London Taxonomy Boot Camp will be held on 17/18 October 2017, and again ISKO UK is collaborating with the organizers to build a strong programme. There will be a 25% discount for ISKO members and ISKO UK will host a social, networking Meet-up on the evening of the first day.

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UDC Conference in London, 14-15 September 2017

The International UDC Seminar 2017 "Faceted Classification Today: Theory, Technology and End Users" will take place in London on 14-15 September 2017. It is the sixth in a series of International UDC Seminars devoted to advances in documentary classification research and their application in a networked environment. More details are at For the convenience of overseas visitors, the date has been arranged close to the ISKO UK conference on 11-12 September.


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