SLA Recommendations Report – Input Welcomed

Dear SLA Europe members,   By now, I hope you will have seen the report put together by SLA’s consultants regarding the future of the organisation. In case you haven’t seen it, the report makes a number of recommendations including a look at the organisation’s positioning, membership revenue and growth, and conference format. The report […]

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Event review by Katharine Schopflin: Perfect Information Conference 2015

Katharine Schopflin has a wealth of experience in library and information management in sectors including broadcasting, government and non-profit.  She has recently joined the Board of SLA Europe as joint Chair of Digital Communications and she has kindly accepted to write about her experience at the PI Conference that was held on 11-13 May in Luton .  I had always associated the […]

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Event review by Samantha Hughes: Open Day for New Professionals With SLA Europe, BIALL and CLSIG

Our thanks to Samantha Hughes, who kindly accepted to offer a review of the event “Open Day for New Professionals With SLA Europe, BIALL and CLSIG”, which took place in the middle of April in London. Samantha is a graduate trainee librarian at the Bodleian law Library having made a career change from teaching. She is […]

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Event Review by Peter Wilson: Embedded Librarianship

Our thanks to Peter Wilson, who kindly accepted to offer a review of the event on Embedded Librarianship, which took place at the end of April in London. Peter is working as an embedded Knowledge and Information Officer in Slaughter and May’s Pensions and Employment practice group. On 20th April, SLA Europe gathered for an evening in London […]

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SLA Europe member discount at the Perfect Information Conference 2015

With one month to go, there’s still time to register for the Perfect Information Conference 2015. SLA Europe members who register can get 20% off when they register.   The PI Conference 2015 is 11th – 13th May 2015 and will be held at Warren Weir, Luton Hoo Hotel, Luton. The PI Conference features a […]

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Event: Information Literacy at the interface: Learning from practice in the classroom and employment – London, Friday 22 May 2015

When: Friday, 22 May 2015 @ 09:30am – 13:00pm Where: University of Liverpool in London, 33 Finsbury Square, EC2A 1AG London SLA Europe/CILIP ILG members: free Non-members: £15 Please register via Eventbrite In the second of two collaborations the CILIP Information Literacy Group and SLA Europe present a workshop to enable sharing of IL practice between professionals based in […]

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Event: SLA Europe & CILIP ILG: Information Literacy in The Workplace – London, Thursday 21 May 2015

When: Thursday, 21 May 2015 @ 18.00pm-21.30pm Where: University of Liverpool in London, 33 Finsbury Square, EC2A 1AG London SLA/CILIP ILG members: free Non-members: £15 Please register via Eventbrite   Information Literacy in the Workplace In the first of two event collaborations SLA Europe and CILIP Information Literacy Group present an evening focused on the importance of IL in […]

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Event review by Sarah Bicknell: Corporate Information Professionals: Building on the past and preparing for the future

Our thanks to Sarah Bicknell, who kindly accepted to offer a review of the event “Corporate Information Professionals: Building on the past and preparing for the future” that took place on 31 March in London. Sarah is working as a Research Librarian Assistant at Baker Tilly and she is currently attending a course for a Masters degree in […]

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SLA Advocacy survey

Dear Members,  please help SLA HQ by filling out this advocacy survey. A small task force under the direction of SLA President Jill Strand is collecting examples of tools our members use to demonstrate their contributions to their employer’s success.  We are seeking real-world examples that will become the core of a toolkit of readily-adaptable […]

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Webinar materials available – Listen to Me: How to Perfect Your Voice on Social Media for Maximum Engagement

The IT Division and the European Chapter of SLA organised a webinar on social media on 2 April. The presentation slides from our jointly hosted webinar can be accessed here: Presentation slides on social media. Alternatively, both the slides and the recording are available for free on the SLA website.

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