Event Review by Craig Statham: Copyright in a Post-Brexit World

Our thanks to Craig Statham, Map Reading Room Manager at the National Library of Scotland, who kindly accepted to offer a review of the event on copyright in a post-Brexit world, which took place last month in Edinburgh. On 13th October the National Library of Scotland hosted a SLA Europe event that saw Professor Charles […]

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8 Steps to Master the Power of mind+machine, by Marc Vollenweider

8 Steps to Master the Power of mind+machine Written by Marc Vollenweider, CEO and Co-founder of Evalueserve.     Artificial intelligence and smart tools are becoming increasingly prominent. Although these tools could be crucial in some cases, real value can only be created when they are combined with the power of the human mind. Before […]

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Event: Artificial Intelligence and the Information Professional: Threat or Opportunity? – London, Tuesday 15 November 2016

When: Tuesday, 15 November 2016 @ 18:15 – 21:45pm Where: Morgan Stanley, Westminster Auditorium, 25 Cabot Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 4QA SLA Members: Free Non-members: £16.52 (booking fee included) Please register via Eventbrite     Artificial intelligence has risen to prominence this year. In March 2016, Google DeepMind’s AlphaGo won 4-1 in the Chinese game of Go, […]

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Survey of SLA Member 2016: summary of findings, by John Coll

Thanks to all those who completed our 2016 survey. Below we provide some key findings from the survey as well as our initial response to these findings. Please feel free to provide further feedback by emailing me at Let’s keep this discussion going!   Number of respondents: 87   Positives There was a wide range […]

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Event: Copyright in a post-Brexit world – Edinburgh, Thursday 13 October 2016

When: Thursday, 13 October 2016 @ 13:15 – 16:15pm (Lunch : 12.45) Where: National Library of Scotland, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EW SLA Members: £25 Non-members: £50.00 (cost includes pre-event lunch and coffee/tea break) Please register via Eventbrite     Join us for a fascinating seminar on copyright presented by Dr Charles Oppenheim, a leading expert on this topic. […]

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ECCA Winner Helen Doyle reflects on SLA Annual Conference 2016

Our thanks to Helen Doyle for writing about her experience at the SLA Conference in Philadelphia. Helen was one of the ECCA winners for 2016, co-sponsored by the Legal Division, and joined the Library and Information Services team at Norton Rose Fulbright as an Information Officer in March 2013. Helen also has an interest in […]

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Innovation in action at this year’s Internet Librarian International, by Katherine Allen

SLA members benefit from a 25% discount on the full fee at the Internet Librarian International conference. Here is conference organiser Kat Allen on why you should go. Internet Librarian International (ILI) will take place at Olympia, London on 18-19 October with workshops on 17 October. SLA members benefit from a 25% discount on the […]

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ECCA Winner Matthias Ammon reflects on SLA Annual Conference 2016

Many thanks to Matthias Ammon for his reflections on the SLA Annual Conference 2016, which took place in Philadelphia in June. Matthias is working for the Office of Scholarly Communication at the University of Cambridge and attends a part-time distance learning MA course in Information & Library Studies at Aberystwyth University.  Well, the couple of months since the SLA […]

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