The new BCS IRSG web site has been up and running for a couple of months now. The web team at the BCS HQ were a pleasure to work with, and I’d like to thank Simon Curd and Fiona James For their patience and expertise converting my suggestions into the BCS Group template. There are a few pages which need a polish but overall it seems to be working well.
I’d like to draw your attention to the Resources page, which has been completely revised.
You will find
- Histories of the development of information retrieval
- A list of over 50 IR journals
- A glossary of search terms
- A list of books and blogs on IR and search
- A list of Twitter addresses that you can use to get started in tracking Tweets
I should emphasis that this is certainly not a definitive list of Twitter addresses, but by looking at the accounts following this core list you can start to build or enhance your own collection.
What is missing is a list of university departments that are teaching IR-related topics. If you are the course director for an IR module or degree course could you send me a link to a relevant web page?
If there there any other resources that you would like to see added to this section please let me know.