Last chance to apply for Perfect Information award – and why you should

Tomorrow, Friday 27th March, is the last chance to apply for the SLA Europe / Perfect Information award to attend the Perfect Information Conference. This fantastic opportunity allows you to attend this highly prestigious conference and includes accommodation and meals. In case you needed any persuading that it was worth applying, last year’s winner, Sarah […]

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Event review by Siobhan McGuinness: New Professionals Day Ireland

Our thanks to Siobhan McGuinness, who kindly accepted to offer a review of the New Professionals Day Ireland that took place on 7 March in Kildare, Ireland. Siobhan is from Waterfront City in Ireland and she graduated from University College Dublin with a MLIS in 2013. She is currently an intern at The Heritage Council Ireland […]

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Event: Embedded Librarianship – London, Monday 20 April 2015

When: Monday, 20 April 2015 @ 17:45 – 20:30 pm Where: SAGE Publications, 1 Oliver’s Yard, 55 City Road, EC1Y 1SP London  SLA Members: free  Non-members: £15 Please register via Eventbrite   Embedded Librarianship: Join Jacqueline Beattie of Neftex and Genny Franklin of Barts Health NHS Trust who will share their take and experiences of embedded librarianship, generously sponsored […]

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Event Dates for your Diary

Event Dates for your Diary! SLA Europe have organised a number of events in the coming months that we wanted to tell you about and give you an opportunity to get the dates in your diary ahead of booking opening. March-Tuesday 31st, UCL London 6pm – Corporate Information Professionals: Building on the past and preparing for the future. Full […]

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PI and SLA Europe Professional Development Award 2015, by Laura Williams

Do you want to enhance your presenting and workshop delivery skills with the support of an experience mentor? Would you like to share your experiences and ideas with some of the industry’s influential and key players? If the answer is yes (or even if you are still a maybe!) then you should consider applying for […]

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Event: Corporate Information Professionals: Building on the past and preparing for the future – London, Tuesday 31 March 2015

When: Tuesday, 31 March 2015 @ 18:00 – 21:00 pm Where: University College London, London WC1E 6XA SLA Members: free Non-members: £15.00 Please register via Eventbrite   About CB Resourcing Drawing on the content of their recently published title A Handbook for Corporate Information Professionals Katharine Schopflin (editor) and Andrew Grave will present and lead a discussion entitled Corporate Information […]

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SLA supports new information professionals

SLA’s First Five Years Council (SLA FFY) provides support for new information professionals through their social media endeavours and via special events — both online and off. If you’re within the first five years of the profession or a student just beginning your career in the field, please join the FFY community! Any advice you have will be really helpful to […]

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SLA Europe family: Penny Leach, a longtime supporter, reflects

Penny Leach, a procurement specialist in the management of electronic information resources, is currently managing vendor relations for Business Information Services at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. She kindly shares her thoughts and experience on volunteering with SLA Europe. Last year, I finally decided to resign from the Board of SLA Europe. I’ve […]

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Webinar on Social Media, 2 April 2015

Listen to Me: How to Perfect Your Voice on Social Media for Maximum Engagement Date: Thursday April 2 Time: 5pm – 6pm London time (12 p.m.-1 p.m. ET) Speakers: Davis Erin Anderson and Cheryl Yanek Audience: Everyone Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5087571507443042306 Charge: FREE Hosts: IT Division and SLA Europe   The voice is what people hear on […]

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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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