Listed below is a selection of the training session I am involved in over the next few months. Some of those listed are in-house events organised for specific groups, companies, or organisations; access to them is restricted to employees or members of those organisations. They are included to give an idea of the type of sessions that I am running this year.
IN-HOUSE event: Sources of Business information (including sources analysing and commenting on the impact of Brexit)
Full day workshop. 13 February 2018, Reading
IN-HOUSE event: Advanced Searching: overview of Google and alternative search tools
Half day workshop. 27 February 2018, Oxford
IN-HOUSE event: Image searching
Half day workshop, 14 March 2018, Oxford
Navigating the Deep Web: advanced search strategies for researchers and information professionals
Public access event organised by UKeiG. Full details to be confirmed.
Full day workshop,
12 April 2018, London
Workshop/Presentation at the ERA Conference 2018.
25 April 2018, Sadler's Wells Theatre, London.
Details to be confirmed
IN-HOUSE event: Advanced Searching - Google and Beyond
Full day workshop. 8 May 2018, Oxford
IN-HOUSE event: Search tools for research information
Half day workshop. 31 May 2018, Oxford
A selection of recent workshops and presentations
The future of search: technology, politics and humans
Presentation given at the 2017 FIL conference, Oxford, 2017
PowerPoint. Also available on authorSTREAM and Slideshare
The changing landscape of search for business information
Workshop held at VOGIN-IP-lezing, 9 March 2017, Amsterdam
Searching for reliable business information: free versus fee
Presentation given at VOGIN-IP-lezing, 9th March 2017, Amsterdam
WebSearch Academy, Internet Librarian International
Olympia Conference Centre, London, 17th October 2016. Edited highlights from the full presentations are available on SlideShare and authorSTREAM. If you attended the workshop and would like copies of the full presentation please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
New Dimensions in Search: seeing, hearing, viewing. Searching for images, video and sound. authorSTREAM, SlideShare
If not Google then what? Alternative to Google. authorSTREAM, SlideShare
Training offered by other organisations
You may also be interested in courses organised by UKeiG. These cover a wide range of subjects relating to electronic information and are often held outside of London. Many include practical sessions. Many of other Special Interest Groups and member networks of CILIP (Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals) also run events and training sessions. Further information on these can be found on the CILIP Events page.
Tim Buckley Owen offers pre-packacked and customised courses