Call for nominations: Karen Spärck Jones award 2015

Microsoft BCS/BCS IRSG Karen Spärck Jones Award 2015 – An award to commemorate Karen Spärck Jones Karen was a Professor Emerita of Computers and Information at the University of Cambridge and one of the most remarkable women in computer science. Her contributions to the fields of Information Retrieval (IR) and Natural Language Processing (NLP), especially with […]

Events Summer 2015

One Day Events Search Solutions 2015: The groups annual practitioner based meeting, with an associated tutorial day. http://irsg.bcs.org/SearchSolutions/2015/sse2015.php. 25-26 November 2015, BCS Offices Covent Garden. Conferences/Workshops SIGIR 2015: The 38th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference. The big conference in IR. 9-13 August 2015, Santiago, Chile. http://sigir2015.org/

Conference Review: Digital Libraries 2014

The joint conference on Digital Libraries 2014 – ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL 2014) and the Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries Conference(TPDL 2014). The conference was held between 8th and 12th September 2014 at Milton Court in the Barbican Centre (main conference) and City University London (tutorials, workshops and doctorial consortium).  We […]

Events Winter 2015

Conferences/Workshops IKDD CODS 2015: ACM India SIGKDD Conference on Data Sciences. A general conference on big data of interest to members working in the area of big data and search. 18-21 March 2015, Bangalore, India. http://ikdd.acm.org/Site/CoDS2015/ iConference 2015. The iSchools conference of with themes on many aspects of IR.  24-27 March 2015, Newport Beach, CA […]

Events Autumn 2014

One day events Search Solutions 2014. Our annual one day practioner focused event, with a tutorial day. 26, 27 November 2014. http://irsg.bcs.org/SearchSolutions/2014/sse2014.php

Events Spring 2014

One day events Making Metadata work. A one day event on meta-data of interest to members working in the area of meta-data and search. A joint event with ISKO UK.  23rd June 2014. BCS offices, 5 Southampton Street, London WC2 7HA. http://www.iskouk.org/events/metadata_June_2014.htm Conferences/Workshops LIDA 2014: Libraries in the Digital Age. Of interest to members working […]