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Reminder: Board of Directors & Bylaw change voting – deadline 24th of September.

A reminder that with a week to go (deadline: 24th of September) on the SLA 2015 Board of Director voting, we are also voting on two important Bylaws changes: • To recognize Joint Cabinet as an official body of the Association • Allow caucuses to be formed based upon geography Links to more information about […]

Event review by Katharine Schopflin: The Evolving Value of Information Management

Our thanks to Katharine Schopflin for kindly reviewing an SLA event sponsored by the FT, exploring a study on the evolving value of information management. Katharine is a knowledge and information manager and can be found on Twitter as @Schopflin and on LinkedIn.

#SLA2015 – Call for Papers

SLA is now accepting proposals for papers to be presented at the 2015 Annual Conference & INFO-EXPO, to be held June 14-16 in Boston. Paper topics should be related to library science, information management, or other issues pertaining to client service, technology, or administration in special libraries. Paper topics should be relevant to the conference […]

Event Review: Walking Tour of Spitalfields

Our thanks to Andrew Grave for this review of our Walking Tour with Rachel Kolsky and Legalinx. With a background in business research and analysis, Andrew provides training and support to corporate information teams and to organisations without an information function through his company Research Counts. Like a lot of people, my first awareness of […]

SLA Europe 2014 Vacancy: Blog Editor

We currently have a vacancy for the blog editor position within SLA Europe.

‘Creating Real Impact’ at this year’s Internet Librarian International

Internet Librarian International will take place at Olympia, London on 21-22 October. SLA members benefit from a 25% discount on the full conference fee, and SLA Europe will be hosting a Drinks Mixer for delegates and SLA members. Conference director Kat Allen gives us a preview of what to expect from this year’s conference. The […]

Q&A with the 2015 SLA President-Elect Candidates

The voting for the SLA Board of Directors 2015 runs from the 3rd-24th of September 2014, so don’t forget to keep an eye on your email on the 3rd of September for the online voting details and read up on the candidates at the Board of Director’s candidate page. There are also Bylaw proposals on […]

Podcast: SLA conference mix 2

For the SLA Europe podcast, Dennie Heye asked a variety of SLA members to send clips they recorded at the SLA Conference in Vancouver. This way he received a great collection of recordings: first timer’s impressions, interviews with board members, summaries of meetings, and much more. He will compile several SLA Europe episodes using this clips to […]

Beyond Borders at #SLA2014

Michelle Bond is back again after kindly writing up the ‘Beyond Borders’ session from #SLA2014; a session which explored working across different cultures and countries. True story: before I decided to be a librarian, I was considering doing my masters in cross-cultural communication. I thought it might be a bridge between my itinerant lifestyle and […]

ECCA winner Michelle Bond is back with Part 2 of her #SLA2014 reflections

  As promised, Michelle is back with her second blog post about the SLA 2014 annual conference in Vancouver. Michelle won one of SLA Europe’s Early Career Conference Awards, in partnership with the Academic Division. To see Michelle’s first post about her conference reflections, click here. I talked a lot in my previous post about […]


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