SLA Europe Conference: Keynotes Announced

SLA Europe Conference: Keynotes Announced SLA Europe is pleased to announce its two keynote speakers for the 2019 conference, taking place in September at Newnham College, Cambridge. Cerys Hearsey, Director of Post*Shift, will open this year’s conference with an engaging and thought provoking look at how organisations can effectively teach and guide their leadership to […]

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Event Review: Blockchain. What is it and what can it do for you? Wednesday 26th June.

Thank you to Fraser Walker for this review. Fraser is a Knowledge and Information Officer – Tax at Slaughter and May Presentations were delivered by Dr Aeron Buchanan of the Web3 Foundation, Sally Connor of EY  and Simon Drane of Earlsferry Advisory. Each examined the capabilities and risks associated with blockchain technology. Attendees comprised information professionals and legal staff, all […]

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Don’t miss Internet Librarian International Conference

SLA Europe we’re really delighted to be partnering with the ILI (Internet Librarian International Conference) once again, and this year to be able to promote the co-located Taxonomy Boot Camp London too. SLA Europe members receive a 25% discount for both conferences just use discount code SLA25 For over 20 years ILI has continued to […]

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Biscuits, Movies, Science and more in Cambridge: The SLA Europe Special Spring Quiz

Biscuits, Movies, Science and more in Cambridge: The SLA Europe Special Spring Quiz Thanks to Ian Bruno for writing this review. Ian is the Head of Strategic Partnerships at The Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre[IB1] . Thursday, 23rd May 2019 – a day of history: Britain voted in European Elections it didn’t expect to be a part of… the […]

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Event Review: Practical knowledge and information management – 29th May, National Library of Scotland

Thanks to Freddie Alexander of the National Library of Scotland for this review On the 29th May Katharine Schopflin spoke at the National Library of Scotland on her new book, Practical Knowledge and Information Management. In this talk Schopflin gave an overview of her findings on how organisations practically use Knowledge and Information Management (KIM). Katharine […]

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Early Career Conference Awards – Interview with Catherine Jenkins

Early Career Conference Awards – Interview with Catherine Jenkins Catherine Jenkins is sponsored by the Legal Division. Catherine is a Health Literacy Project Manager embedded in NHS library and knowledge services. She runs information drop-ins at public libraries and is passionate about access to research. She is currently studying part-time on the MSc Information Science course […]

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2018 President Katharine Schopflin on the award to encourage new speaking talent at the SLA Europe Conference

2018 President Katharine Schopflin on the award to encourage new speaking talent at the SLA Europe Conference Anticipating our first Conference (5th-6th September, Cambridge, UK), SLA Europe have been mindful that large conferences often miss out on great speakers because the cost of attending, even if the Conference place is free, is out of reach […]

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Save the Date and CFP: Internet Librarian International and Taxonomy Bootcamp London

Save the Date and CFP: Internet Librarian International and Taxonomy Bootcamp London SLA Europe is pleased to announce that we have once again partnered with Internet Librarian International and Taxonomy Bootcamp London in 2019. ILL – now in it’s 21st year – brings together the best in library innovation through case studies and the sharing of […]

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SLA Europe – Career Stories – Working Internationally

Thank you to Tim Palmer for this review. Tim is a recruitment consultant at CB Resourcing. Despite the impending threat of Storm Gareth later in the evening, it was another excellent turnout for the 3rd annual Careers Stories Evening, hosted once again at the Business and IP Centre at the British Library. Last March, the theme […]

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