An interview with Ian O’Leary – Chair of the new professionals and student relations committee

Tell us how you started off in the information profession?  When I was at university I got a summer job working in a medical library and it took off from there for me.  I did my professional qualification at University College Dublin and since then I have worked in a variety of libraries in Dublin, […]

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What’s new this week by Claire Laybats

What’s new this week by Claire Laybats Claire is Joint Editor at Business Information Review published by Sage, works as a freelance consultant for CB Resourcing and is also Blog Editor for SLA Europe. Previously Claire worked for TFPL for 11 years firstly in recruitment, then heading up training and events before moving into the consultancy […]

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Free Event: Career Stories and Advice for Students and New Professionals

Free Event: Career Stories and Advice for Students and New Professionals Date: 22nd May 2018 Time: 18:15 – 21:15 BST Location: G31, Department of Information Studies, University College London, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom Registration: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/career-stories-and-advice-for-students-and-new-professionals-registration-45097344371   SLA Europe is proud to present an evening of talks kindly hosted by UCL Department of Information […]

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What’s new this week by Simon Burton

To give our members and potential members something new to read every week these new weekly posts have been inspired by our Past President (and award winner) Marie Grace Cannon So our first author is our very own President-Elect Simon Burton, who is the Managing Director and Co-Founder of CB Resourcing, a leading knowledge & information […]

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SLA Taxonomy Divison to partnership with Taxonomy Boot Camp London.

SLA Europe is delighted to announce SLA Taxonomy Divison partnership with this year’s Taxonomy Boot Camp London.  This year’s Taxonomy Boot Camp London is the 16 & 17 October 2018, where you can explore and debate the growing use of taxonomies to drive data, content, information processes and more.  

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Early Career Conference Awards 2018 Winners

SLA Europe is pleased to announce the winners of the Early Career Conference Awards 2018, in partnership with the Academic and Legal Divisions of SLA. Congratulations to Eleanor Matthewson and Bethany Sherwood. The ECCA winners will attend the SLA Conference & INFO-EXPO in Baltimore from June 9-13th 2018.  Eleanor Matthewson is co-sponsored by the Legal Division. Eleanor […]

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SLA Europe Event Review of Career Stories: Starting Your Own Business

Our thanks to Lee Seymour, Senior Consultant at recruitment company TFPL for writing this review. “Take control of your own development, direction, motivation! Work as much or as little as you want! No boss! Responsibility for your own destiny!” How would you react to the above job advertisement?  OK, the second line sounds appealing, but […]

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Career Stories: Starting your own business

Career Stories: Starting your own business Date: Wednesday 14th March 2018 Time: 18:15 to 21:00 (GMT) Venue: The British Library, Business & IP Centre, First Floor, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/career-stories-starting-your-own-business-tickets-42959649468 Fee: SLA members free Non members £10.30 Have you considered setting up in business yourself? Or been simply curious to understand what […]

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Early Career Conference Awards 2018

SLA Europe is offering two 2018 awards jointly with Divisions of SLA: Academic Division and  Legal Division. The Early Career Conference Awards provide invaluable opportunities for new library and information professionals to develop and establish themselves within their chosen sector. The Award will allow winners to attend the 2018 SLA Annual Conference and INFO-EXPO in Baltimore, 11 – 13 […]

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