Visit to the National Library of Scotland at Kelvin Hall

The iconic Kelvin Hall in Glasgow hosts sports facilities, museum collections and also the National Library of Scotland (NLS) Glasgow site. On the afternoon of 9thMay a group of us were lucky enough to be given a tour of the NLS at Kelvin Hall, which holds the Scottish Moving Image Archive, and also provides access […]

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Early Career Conference Awards – Interview with Eleanor Matthewson

This is the second in a series of interviews with each of our Early Career Conference Award (ECCA) winners for 2018. In these blog posts our winners will tell us more about why they applied for the award, and what they are looking forward to at the conference. The ECCA winners are sponsored by SLA […]

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Event Review: SLA Europe Spring Stroll: Following in the footsteps of the Suffragettes – 26th April 2018

Event Review: SLA Europe Spring Stroll: Following in the footsteps of the Suffragettes. 26thApril 2018 Our thanks to Simon Burton for writing this review. Simon is SLA Europe’s President Elect, Sponsorship Manager and Managing Director and Co-founder of CB Resourcing, a leading knowledge and information management recruitment business. Thanks also to Seema Rampersad for the […]

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BMI 2050 Megatrends Event – Free to SLA Members in May

SLA Europe is pleased to announce that 2018’s Summer Soiree co-sponsor BMI Research  is opening up its 2050 Megatrends event this month free of charge to members. The morning event is being held in London’s Canary Wharf on Thursday 17th May. 2050 Megatrends Acting as catalysts for new operating models from construction to automotives, new technologies and external forces will transform […]

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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: The Gustave Tuck Lecture theatre  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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