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  • 19 Feb 2021 9:22 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    In this Meetup, Dr Tony Russell-Rose considered knowledge workers such as information professionals, legal researchers and librarians and their requirements to create and execute search strategies that are comprehensive, transparent, and reproducible.

    Slides are available here

  • 5 Feb 2021 10:13 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    ISKO UK Conference 2021 "Knowledge Organization in Exceptional Times: How KO Helps People, Organizations and Societies to Adapt to Change"
    Online, 12-16 July 2021

    Read more at: https://www.iskouk.org/Conference-2021
    Abstract submission: https://easychair.org/cfp/ISKOUK2021
    Deadline: 1 March 2021

    Speaker's registration: FREE
    Contact: conference@iskouk.org

  • 23 Jan 2021 12:15 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    With sadness we report the death on 26 November 2020 of Jean Aitchison, one of the founding members of ISKO UK, who inspired at least two generations with her work on techniques of knowledge organization, particularly faceted classification and thesaurus construction. For more on her life and achievements, see the obituary .

  • 20 Jan 2021 8:28 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Email and MS Teams from an information architecture perspective

    In this Meetup, James Lappin explored what strategies towards email will best enable information professionals to make a positive contribution to how messages are managed, protected and exploited as a knowledge resource.

    Slides available here

  • 27 Dec 2020 4:43 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Interactive workshop: getting started with VocBench (step 1)

    The slide deck, handouts and video file are available for viewing here.




  • 4 Dec 2020 3:31 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    "Knowledge Organization in Exceptional Times ", the 7th biennial ISKO UK Conference, will take place online from 12-16 July 2021.

    This ISKO UK conference addresses challenges and opportunities during periods of dramatic change. The conference will explore the role of knowledge organization in helping people, organization and societies to adapt to change.

    For details about invited topics and to submit your 300-500 word abstract go to the conference EasyChair page.


  • 17 Nov 2020 9:03 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A recording of the ISKO UK Meetup talk by Panos Alexopoulos "Myths and Half Truths about Semantic Data Modelling" 17 November 2020, is available at https://youtu.be/gC7B8W5StWE.

  • 29 Oct 2020 7:29 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    At this Meetup, Jennifer Parrucci, Senior Taxonomist at The New York Times, gave a peak into the newspaper's legacy of metadata use, how tags are assigned today and how this metadata powers products and internal services.

    You can view slides here

  • 25 Oct 2020 9:26 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    ISKO UK Meetup* events are now organized through the Knowledge Organization group.

    Sign up and join our group at Meetup to know more and register for our monthly Zoom events.

  • 4 Oct 2020 5:47 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    In this September virtual ISKO UK Meetup, four speakers gave a demonstration of tools that help them building taxonomies, including: 

    1. PoolParty CardSorting software with Ian Piper - Slides
    2. Thesaurus manager Similarity and Suggestions with Nik√© Brown 
    3. Graphcommons with Phil Stacey   Slides
    4. Qualitative data analysis computer software Nvivo 12 with David Haynes Slides


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