Riding the waves or treading water?

This is the title of the UKeIG Annual General Meeting which was held on the 13th June at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS).

The meeting report which is available on the UKeIG Website (but only to members) outlines the delivered sessions, they were;

  • Emerging IT Trends and tools (The influence of Web 2.0 and how we can use it)
  • Digital Natives v Digital immigrants (Younger users of Web/Electronic resources v Older users of Web/Electronic resources)
  • Information professionals : swimming upstream or going with the flow (Sue Hill from Sue Hill recruitiment on what Information Professionals need to be doing to take control of their careers)
  • Who is managing information? (Val Skelton from TFPL on whether Information Skills have changed in the last 20 years.
  • Information literacy in the age of amateurs (Peter Godwin, University of Bedfordshire, on how Higher Education is facing rapid changes in technology and consequently students behaviour)

If you have access to the UKeIG website this report is well worth reading.