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Maximising online effectiveness

The Strategic Content Alliance in partnership with JISC Netskills have been holding a series of workshops (with more planned in the future) on maximising the effectiveness of your online presence, aiming to improve search and discovery of online resources.  These two-day workshops have tackled search engine optimisation (SEO) and related issues. They have also allowed … Read more

Workshops: Maximising online presence: Belfast, Glasgow, Manchester, London

The Strategic Content Alliance and JISC NetSkills are holding a number of FREE two-day workshops on maximising the effectiveness of your online presence. They will take place over the next two months in Belfast, Glasgow, Manchester and London. These workshops address the importance issue of search engine optimisation and many related issues. Participants will gain … Read more

Workshop: Intellectual Property Rights, 28 Sept, London

Topics covered in this workshop will include: The role of IPR and licensing with the context of digital content creation and curation Introduction to the Alliance’s IPR and Licensing Toolkit with group persona/scenario sessions A watching brief of new developments and topical issues which are informing IPR debate and/or policy, including orphan works and the … Read more

Workshop: July 14, London: Gaining business intelligence from user activity data

Business intelligence resulting from ‘user activity data’ could help universities to manage resources more efficiently, budget more effectively, make smarter purchasing decisions, and improve their services. JISC invites you to attend a workshop exploring the potential of this data which is derived from services such as library systems, virtual learning environments and student registries. Read more

Workshop: July 30, London: Audience analysis techniques

This FREE workshop from the Strategic Content Alliance introduces simple and inexpensive Audience Analysis techniques. It aims to improve your knowledge and understanding about how to measure and demonstrate the impact of your collection or website beyond a simple numeric value ie number of hits. The workshop offers delegates the opportunity to get the most … Read more

Event: July 23, London: Open Educational Resources International Showcase

The Higher Education Academy and JISC would like to invite you to the Open Education Showcase: UK Perspectives on Open Educational Resources. This free one day event will showcase how the UK is supporting innovative learning, teaching and assessment by enabling universities and colleges to share educational materials freely online. The day will bring together … Read more

Event: June 7, London: Everything you wanted to know about Wikipedia but were too afraid to ask

Liam Wyatt is Vice President of  Wikimedia Australia and a historian. He has recently been appointed as the first “volunteer Wikipedian in residence” at the British Museum – the first residency of its kind anywhere in the world. His principle task there will be to build a relationship between the Museum and the Wikipedian community … Read more

More dates for ‘Maximising the effectiveness of your online resources’ workshops

Registration for the 8-9th April 2010 workshop at Brettenham House, London is now closed due to an overwhelming response, however more dates have been added to the programme: 10:00 Wednesday 2 June – 16:00 Thursday 3 June 2010 Netskills Training Suite, Herschel Building, Newcastle University Register at: www.netskills.ac.uk/workshop/4407 10:00 Thursday 17 June – 16:00 Friday 18 … Read more