ECCA winner Bethany Sherwood reflects on SLA Annual Conference 2018

Postcards from Maryland – reflections of a SLA Europe ECCA This June, I went to Baltimore, Maryland, for the Special Libraries Association Conference & INFO-EXPO. I attended the conference thanks to the immense kindness of the SLA Europe Chapter and the SLA Academic Division, who sent me as one of two receipients of this year’s […]

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Early Career Conference Awards – Interview with Eleanor Matthewson

This is the second in a series of interviews with each of our Early Career Conference Award (ECCA) winners for 2018. In these blog posts our winners will tell us more about why they applied for the award, and what they are looking forward to at the conference. The ECCA winners are sponsored by SLA […]

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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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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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Early Career Conference Awards 2018

SLA Europe is offering two 2018 awards jointly with Divisions of SLA: Academic Division and  Legal Division. The Early Career Conference Awards provide invaluable opportunities for new library and information professionals to develop and establish themselves within their chosen sector. The Award will allow winners to attend the 2018 SLA Annual Conference and INFO-EXPO in Baltimore, 11 – 13 […]

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Review of SLA Europe Gin Tasting Evening

Our thanks to Eleanor Matthewson, Legal & Business Research Officer at HFW, who kindly agreed to offer a review of the Gin Tasting Evening. As we find ourselves heading towards the depths of winter an evening of gin tasting at the Jugged Hare provided some welcome respite. After locating the venue I was slightly alarmed […]

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