An interview with Katharine Schopflin, President for 2018

A warm welcome to 2018’s President, Katharine Schopflin. Here we sat down with Katharine for a mini interview to find out a little about her new role as president, SLA and the LIS profession in general. Tell us how you started off in the information profession? I really wanted to work at the BBC, so […]

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Internet Librarian International Conference Report

Our thanks to John Coll SLA Europe’s Past President, John is Head of Access at the National Library of Scotland in Edinburgh. He is responsible for all aspects of access at the Library including reading room services and enquiries, events and exhibitions, learning and outreach, and digital access.   I attended this conference in London which took […]

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SLA EVENT REVIEW: Fake News: Reading between the Lines

Our thanks to Robert Reyner, a BIS Researcher at RR Donnelly who kindly agreed to write this review of Fake News: Reading between the Lines held at the University of Liverpool in London on 29 November. Fake news has become the term du jour this year as often highlighted by the President of the United States. So, […]

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Welcome to The London Information International By Vincent Cassidy

A huge thank you to Vincent Cassidy for the following post about the upcoming London Info International 2017. Next week on 5th and 6th December London Info International 2017 takes place. LII 2017 is a multi-perspective conference for all those engaged in information, knowledge and its dissemination.  Why multi-perspective?  Because, unlike other more single audience conferences, […]

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Review of SLA Europe Gin Tasting Evening

Our thanks to Eleanor Matthewson, Legal & Business Research Officer at HFW, who kindly agreed to offer a review of the Gin Tasting Evening. As we find ourselves heading towards the depths of winter an evening of gin tasting at the Jugged Hare provided some welcome respite. After locating the venue I was slightly alarmed […]

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New event – Fake News: Reading Between the Lines

Date: Wednesday, 29 November 2017 Time: 18:15 to 21:45 (GMT) Location: University of Liverpool in London 33 Finsbury Square  EC2A 1AG London United Kingdom Registration: Eventbrite  Cost: SLA Member Free, Non SLA Member 15£ Do you trust what you read on social media? Websites? The press? SLA Europe through the generous sponsorship of Global Business Information invites you to […]

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SLA Europe President Elect 2018 invitation

As Past President and Nominations Chair for SLA Europe, I would like to request nominations for the position of SLA Europe President Elect for 2018.  The role of President Elect is a 3 year commitment; and you will be required to act as Chapter President in 2019 and Past President in 2020.  If you would […]

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Introducing London Info International 2017

London Info International 2017 is more than just another conference and exhibition; it is an independent platform that enables discussions, engages communities, shares knowledge and drives change with influencers, users and providers of information across all disciplines. LII 2017 is independent and inclusive. It exists to bring together a community of engaged information professionals to […]

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ILI in London next month – don’t forget your 25% SLA member discount

A reminder that SLA Europe has negotiated a 25% discount for members to attend next month’s ILI in London. ILI – the library innovation conference – celebrates its 19th birthday this year, with six parallel tracks and 60 sessions (more than half of them case studies) providing world–beating guidance and advice, best practice sharing, professional development opportunities, […]

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