Event Review: SLA Europe Summer Soiree: Innholders Hall, 18th July 2018

Event Review: SLA Europe Summer Soiree: Innholders Hall, 18th July 2018 Our thanks to Leanne Common of Slaughter and May for reviewing this event. Leanne is a knowledge and information officer at Slaughter & May. Thanks also to Seema & Marie for the photos. The historic Innholders Hall, in the heart of the City, was […]

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Visit to the National Library of Scotland at Kelvin Hall

The iconic Kelvin Hall in Glasgow hosts sports facilities, museum collections and also the National Library of Scotland (NLS) Glasgow site. On the afternoon of 9thMay a group of us were lucky enough to be given a tour of the NLS at Kelvin Hall, which holds the Scottish Moving Image Archive, and also provides access […]

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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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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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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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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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SLA Winter Warmer Quiz Review

Our thanks to Ken Hollywood. The library information manager for NERC, the Natural Environmental Research Centre. Ken formerly worked for a management consultancy and for IBM. The SLA Winter Warmer Quiz, held on Thursday February 1st, saw a full capacity audience of fellow SLAers battling to be crowned top quiz team and win a £20 […]

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