Getting to #SLA2015 – Applications Now Open for Early Career Conference Award

SLA Europe is pleased to offer two opportunities for European new professionals (those who have been working in the field for less than five years) and current LIS students to attend the 2015 SLA Conference in Boston. This year, we are offering ECCA awards jointly with the Legal Division and Competitive Intelligence Division of SLA. […]

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SLA Europe announces its 2015 Leadership Team

SLA Europe announces its 2015 Leadership Team London, UK – 5 December 2014 – SLA Europe, the European Chapter of the SLA, announces its leadership team for 2015. Announcing the 2015 Leadership Team Don Roll (President SLA Europe 2014) congratulates John Coll on his appointment as President Elect for 2015: “On behalf of the 2014 […]

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Event review by Irena Valouchova: Responsible Business for Information Professionals

Our thanks to Irena Valouchova, Assistant Librarian at Herbert Smith Freehills LLP, who kindly accepted to review the SLA event in London that took place earlier this month.   RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS FOR INFORMATION PROFESSIONALS John Peters‘ talk was about principles for responsible business, from-nice-to-do to must-do. Mr Peters is the director of GSE Research Ltd and he explained the role […]

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Event: Winter Warmer Quiz – London, Tuesday 13 January 2015

  When: Tuesday, 13 January 2015 @ 18:00 – 22:00 pm Where: Balls Brothers, Minster Exchange, Mincing Lane, London EC3R 7PP SLA Members: £10.00 Non-members: £15.00 Please register via Eventbrite   SLA Europe is pleased to invite you to its annual Winter Warmer Quiz hosted by our legendary professional quiz master AskTony and generously sponsored by Acquire Media.   We […]

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Event review by David Brown: Information is our Business: Why Businesses need Information Managers

Our thanks to David Brown, Information Manager at the Faculty of Advocates (www.advocates.org.uk), who kindly accepted to review the SLA event in Edinburgh that took place earlier this month. Information is our business: why businesses need information managers, a talk by Katharine Schopflin on behalf of SLA Europe: 18th November 2014 SLA Europe presented Katharine […]

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Rising Star Award: a winner’s reflections

This year Sam Wiggins, SLA Europe’s president-elect, was recognised as one of SLA’s Rising Stars of 2014 alongside two other young professionals. Sam journeyed out to Vancouver, Canada, to receive his award and also to attend the 2014 conference. How did it feel to receive the award? Receiving the award was a great surprise – […]

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Member interview with Stephanie Hung-Gretarsson

Stephanie is a Canadian Archives, Library, and Information professional, currently living and working in Stuttgart, Germany. She has kindly agreed to answer some questions around her background, her views on the profession and her volunteering work for SLA.   Can you tell us a bit about your background and how did you first become involved in the […]

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Event review by Katharine Schopflin: Internet Librarian International 2014

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 ILI Conference that was held in London on 21-22 October.  Top takeaways from […]

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