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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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.

Read More

Survey to map the UK workforce in the Information & Knowledge sectors

Hazel Hall, Professor of Social Informatics in Edinburgh Napier University, sent us the following message around a survey that is currently taking place by CILIP and ARA.   I don’t know if you are already aware that my group at Edinburgh Napier University is currently working on a CILIP/ARA commissioned project to map the UK […]

Read More

SLA becomes part of an Information Management Advocacy Alliance

The European Chapter of SLA has signed up (on behalf of SLA) to work with the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP), the Archives and Records Association, and the Information and Records Management Society to create an advocacy platform for information management. The partners have come together to provide a bigger voice on […]

Read More

Applying for bursaries and awards for the SLA conference – The Bonnie Hilditch International Librarian Award case, by Laura Woods

Our thanks to Laura Woods, who kindly accepted to write some thoughts around bursaries and awards offered by SLA Europe. Laura won the Bonnie Hilditch International Librarian Award earlier this year. She is Subject Librarian for Allied Health and Engineering at the University of Huddersfield, and she has been a member of SLA since winning an ECCA […]

Read More

Early Career Conference Awards 2015 – Winners Announced!

The SLA Europe Board is pleased to announce the winners of the SLA Europe Early Career Conference Awards 2015. Congratulations to Neasa McHale and Sarah Hume. Both ECCA winners will attend the SLA Conference & INFO-EXPO in Boston from 14-16 June 2015. Neasa McHale is co-sponsored by the Legal Division. Neasa is the Library Assistant […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Site last updated April 24, 2015 @ 5:26 pm