Early Career Conference Awards 2018

SLA Europe is offering two 2018 awards jointly with Divisions of SLA: Academic Division and  Legal Division. The Early Career Conference Awards provide invaluable opportunities for new library and information professionals to develop and establish themselves within their chosen sector. The Award will allow winners to attend the 2018 SLA Annual Conference and INFO-EXPO in Baltimore, 11 – 13 […]

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SLA Winter Warmer Quiz Review

Our thanks to Ken Hollywood. The library information manager for NERC, the Natural Environmental Research Centre. Ken formerly worked for a management consultancy and for IBM. The SLA Winter Warmer Quiz, held on Thursday February 1st, saw a full capacity audience of fellow SLAers battling to be crowned top quiz team and win a £20 […]

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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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SLA Europe Board 2018

As outgoing President for SLA Europe in 2017, I’m pleased to announce SLA Europe’s board composition for 2018.  I look forward to working with our 2018 President Katharine Schopflin over the next 12 months and would like to congratulate our new President Elect, Simon Burton, on his appointment. Katharine Schopflin commented: “I’m delighted and honoured to […]

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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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