Event Review: SLA Europe Spring Stroll: Following in the footsteps of the Suffragettes – 26th April 2018

Event Review: SLA Europe Spring Stroll: Following in the footsteps of the Suffragettes. 26thApril 2018 Our thanks to Simon Burton for writing this review. Simon is SLA Europe’s President Elect, Sponsorship Manager and Managing Director and Co-founder of CB Resourcing, a leading knowledge and information management recruitment business. Thanks also to Seema Rampersad for the […]

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BMI 2050 Megatrends Event – Free to SLA Members in May

SLA Europe is pleased to announce that 2018’s Summer Soiree co-sponsor BMI Research  is opening up its 2050 Megatrends event this month free of charge to members. The morning event is being held in London’s Canary Wharf on Thursday 17th May. 2050 Megatrends Acting as catalysts for new operating models from construction to automotives, new technologies and external forces will transform […]

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An interview with Ian O’Leary – Chair of the new professionals and student relations committee

Tell us how you started off in the information profession?  When I was at university I got a summer job working in a medical library and it took off from there for me.  I did my professional qualification at University College Dublin and since then I have worked in a variety of libraries in Dublin, […]

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What’s new this week by Claire Laybats

What’s new this week by Claire Laybats Claire is Joint Editor at Business Information Review published by Sage, works as a freelance consultant for CB Resourcing and is also Blog Editor for SLA Europe. Previously Claire worked for TFPL for 11 years firstly in recruitment, then heading up training and events before moving into the consultancy […]

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Free Event: Career Stories and Advice for Students and New Professionals

Free Event: Career Stories and Advice for Students and New Professionals Date: 22nd May 2018 Time: 18:15 – 21:15 BST Location: The Gustave Tuck Lecture theatre  University College London, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom Registration: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/career-stories-and-advice-for-students-and-new-professionals-registration-45097344371   SLA Europe is proud to present an evening of talks kindly hosted by UCL Department of Information […]

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What’s new this week by Simon Burton

To give our members and potential members something new to read every week these new weekly posts have been inspired by our Past President (and award winner) Marie Grace Cannon So our first author is our very own President-Elect Simon Burton, who is the Managing Director and Co-Founder of CB Resourcing, a leading knowledge & information […]

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SLA Taxonomy Divison to partnership with Taxonomy Boot Camp London.

SLA Europe is delighted to announce SLA Taxonomy Divison partnership with this year’s Taxonomy Boot Camp London.  This year’s Taxonomy Boot Camp London is the 16 & 17 October 2018, where you can explore and debate the growing use of taxonomies to drive data, content, information processes and more.  

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Early Career Conference Awards 2018 Winners

SLA Europe is pleased to announce the winners of the Early Career Conference Awards 2018, in partnership with the Academic and Legal Divisions of SLA. Congratulations to Eleanor Matthewson and Bethany Sherwood. The ECCA winners will attend the SLA Conference & INFO-EXPO in Baltimore from June 9-13th 2018.  Eleanor Matthewson is co-sponsored by the Legal Division. Eleanor […]

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SLA Europe Event Review of Career Stories: Starting Your Own Business

Our thanks to Lee Seymour, Senior Consultant at recruitment company TFPL for writing this review. “Take control of your own development, direction, motivation! Work as much or as little as you want! No boss! Responsibility for your own destiny!” How would you react to the above job advertisement?  OK, the second line sounds appealing, but […]

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