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#SLAElinks round-up no.6

We at SLA Europe are sharing some of the most interesting things we’ve found online through our #slaelinks hashtag. Here’s some of the things we’ve been tweeting about lately:

Rise of the Information Professional: A Career Path for the Digital Economy – AIIM

This AIIM white paper outlines the market need for Information Professionals, affirms the core body of knowledge needed for success in the digital economy, and provides a path to career development and continuous learning.

The self-epublishing bubble – The Guardian

Ewan Morrison tracks the self-epublishing euphoria of the last five months and argues that we are at the start of an epublishing bubble.

Future of the Company – FT.com

Special report from the Financial Times on the trends that will change the way companies do business. “Managing well means reducing email/internet distraction & using the best collaborative opportunities of the internet”.

The iPad of 1935 – Smithsonian

In 1935, Everyday Science and Mechanics carried a report of an invention that would allow photographed book pages to be projected onto a screen. The first ebook reader?

My first month: Carly Miller, school library – LIS New Professionals Toolkit

Carly Miller talks about how to get the best out of a bad situation, in this blog post discussing her first professional role.

How to move email conversations to your collaboration platform — or not… – Real Story Group

Would moving conversations out of email increase collaboration?

Net Work Skills – Harold Jarche

“It is not just an advantage to belong to diverse professional networks but in recent years the situation has tipped so that it is now a significant disadvantage to not actively participate in social learning networks.”

Organization of Information / Taxonomy Timeline – History of Information

Amazing chronological timeline of information and media: from Cave Paintings to the Internet

 

Many thanks to @obnoxiouslibrn, @woodsiegirl, @GeraldineCS, @barbaragordon, @GLAsrampersad and @LibWig for sharing their links with us! If you’ve seen any interesting or useful articles, blog posts, videos, infographics or anything else you’d like to share with your fellow information professionals, we’d love to see them. If you’re on Twitter, just tweet them with the hashtag #slaelinks. If you’re not on Twitter, just leave a comment below with any links you’d like us to tweet about.

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