SLA Leadership Conference in Baltimore – report from John Coll

John Coll is President Elect, SLA Europe and will take over as President in January 2016. This is his account of his trip to the SLA Leadership Conference in Baltimore last month. The SLA Leadership Summit is an annual event and opportunity for new unit leaders to meet SLA staff and Board members. Around 200 […]

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Getting to SLA 2015 in Boston – ECCA deadline and more!

The SLA annual conference in Boston may seem like an unobtainable dream for members based in Europe. However, each year, thanks to the generosity of different SLA Chapters, opportunities to apply for awards are made available to SLA members. SLA Europe’s ECCAs (Early Career Conference Awards), thanks to collaboration with the Legal Division and Competitive […]

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Book now for the open day for early career info pros

Booking has now opened for the annual open day for new professionals, organised jointly by SLA Europe, BIALL and CLSIG. New professionals, graduate trainees, early career librarians and students are all welcome – spread the word and pass on the link! https://gradopenday.eventbrite.co.uk The day will include speakers from a wide range of professions, representing consultancies, […]

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Video: The Evolving Value of Information Management

On the 4th of September, SLA Europe hosted a panel discussion on the FT/SLA Survey. The panellist were  Sarah Farhi (Allen & Overy), Janice LaChance (SLA) and Stephen Phillips (Morgan Stanley) and they discussed the survey’s 12 Action points with examples from their own experience. Watch the discussion in full below. The event was kindly […]

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Reminder: Board of Directors & Bylaw change voting – deadline 24th of September.

A reminder that with a week to go (deadline: 24th of September) on the SLA 2015 Board of Director voting, we are also voting on two important Bylaws changes: • To recognize Joint Cabinet as an official body of the Association • Allow caucuses to be formed based upon geography Links to more information about […]

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Event review by Katharine Schopflin: The Evolving Value of Information Management

Our thanks to Katharine Schopflin for kindly reviewing an SLA event sponsored by the FT, exploring a study on the evolving value of information management. Katharine is a knowledge and information manager and can be found on Twitter as @Schopflin and on LinkedIn.

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#SLA2015 – Call for Papers

SLA is now accepting proposals for papers to be presented at the 2015 Annual Conference & INFO-EXPO, to be held June 14-16 in Boston. Paper topics should be related to library science, information management, or other issues pertaining to client service, technology, or administration in special libraries. Paper topics should be relevant to the conference […]

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Event Review: Walking Tour of Spitalfields

Our thanks to Andrew Grave for this review of our Walking Tour with Rachel Kolsky and Legalinx. With a background in business research and analysis, Andrew provides training and support to corporate information teams and to organisations without an information function through his company Research Counts. Like a lot of people, my first awareness of […]

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