Category Archives: Weblogs
In his last blog post as SLA Europe’s President, Stephen provides some news on the SLA Europe Board.
The Bonnie Hilditch International Librarian Award, sponsored by the Science-Technology and Engineering Divisions, is presented to a librarian outside of the United States and Canada. The purpose of the award is to provide an opportunity for a librarian outside of the United States and Canada to attend the annual Special Libraries Association (SLA) conference. The […]
This is one in a series of posts on how to get to the SLA 2014 conference in Vancouver through a variety of awards offered by SLA. In this post Kate Arnold, about to start her term as SLA President for 2014, reflects on the benefits of attending the annual conference.
SLA is now accepting proposals for papers to be presented at the 2014 Annual Conference & INFO-EXPO, to be held 8-10 June in Vancouver.
The second post in a series on how to get to the SLA 2014 conference in Vancouver through a variety of awards offered by SLA. In this post, Sara Batts reflects on how she benefited from winning an SLA Rising Star award.
The first post in a series on how to get to the SLA 2014 conference in Vancouver through a variety of awards offered by SLA. In this post Bethan Ruddock, about to start her term as a Director for the SLA Board, reflects on how winning the SLA Rising Star award in 2010 has influenced her career.
Are you looking to show your commitment to developing your understanding of copyright, growth of digital information and Big Data? Do you need to expand your professional networks? Are you looking to apply new strategies for managing change or getting senior management buy-in to your organisation? ASLIB are looking for two SLA members to attend […]
There is a lot to report from across the SLA Europe Chapter since my last post two months ago. As we careen towards 2014 and Kate Arnold’s presidential year, SLA continues to develop its “beyond borders” strategy. This has seen a number of Chapter members invited to contribute to HQ activities resulting in some changes to our Board for 2014.
Anneli Sarkanen, Senior Information Officer at Field Fisher Waterhouse and SLA Europe committee member, reviews the SLA Europe event ‘Bridging the Gap’ at the International Librarian Conference 2013.
Here is one of Dennie’s interviews with Dr. David Milward, Chief Technology Officer of Linguamatics. David is an industry expert in natural language processing (NLP), and provides some insight in to challenges for search technology and possible break throughs in the close future.