For ISKO UK the aim "to encourage and support the next generation of Knowledge Organization researchers and practitioners, with attention to continuing professional development as well as basic education and training" is a vital strand of our mission.

Towards this goal ISKO UK is pleased to introduce a series of virtual classes under the umbrella title Knowledge Organization Education (KO-ED).

We hope these online classes will be of interest to all who want to learn, refresh or expand their understanding of knowledge organization principles.

KO-ED programme coordinators: Aida Slavic and Sylvie Davies.

Past Events

Feb-Mar 2022

Exploring Information Retrieval

In collaboration with Information Retrieval specialist group - British Computer Society.
A series of weekly lectures providing an introduction to the Information Retrieval and an up- to-date overview of its fundamental concepts, techniques and applications. With this programme of talks ISKO UK and IRSG BCS aim to emphasise the central role of IR in all aspects of information work.


Oct 2021-Jan 2022

Knowledge Organization Systems Workshops

Workshops on KOS-related topics and systems.

Speakers: Sylvie Davies, Aida Slavic, Stella Dextre Clarke


Jan-Feb 2021

Theoretical Perspectives in Knowledge Organization

Classes introducing a selection of prominent topics and issues in the knowledge organization field.

Speakers: Birger Hjørland, Claudio Gnoli, Marcia Lei-Zeng, Martin White, Barbara Kwasnik, Koraljka Golub, Marjorie Hlava, Pauline Rafferty


Oct-Dec 2020

Introduction to Knowledge Organization

Nine sessions covering basics and introducing fundamentals of knowledge organization.

Speakers: Sylvie Davies, Vanda Broughton, Leonard Will, Stella Dextre-Clarke


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