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ECCA winner Rosie Hare’s conference reflections: Part 1

Rosie Hare is the recipient of one of our 2014 Early Career Conference Awards in partnership with the Leadership and Management Division, and got to attend the SLA 2014 Annual Conference in Vancouver. This post is the first of a two part blog on Rosie’s SLA conference reflections, so look out for the second part coming […]

Member interview: Meghan Jones, 2014 SLA Conference Scholar award winner

Meghan Jones, Chair of the Digital Communications Committee of SLA Europe, won the very prestigious 2014 SLA Conference Scholar award sponsored by LexisNexis. This award enabled Meghan to attend the SLA annual conference for the first time, which this year was in Vancouver, Canada. Meghan gives us her impressions of the conference, and provides some advice for professionals considering switching sectors.

Event Review: Sarah Wolfenden on the Perfect Information Conference

Our thanks to Sarah Wolfenden for this recap of her time at the 2014 Perfect Information conference. Sarah won the PI and SLA Europe Professional Development Award 2014 and presented a session as part of the conference. Her session was reviewed previously. It was a Tuesday evening in early May and I found myself at […]

Member interview with Seema Rampersad

Seema Rampersad, Senior Business Researcher and Service Manager at the British Library, kindly tells us about her extraordinary travels, her experience of switching sectors and the British Library’s research on what the research needs landscape will look like in 2023.

SLA Europe Members at SLA2014: Events and Awards

SLA 2014 starts on Sunday the 8th of June and below is a round up of SLA Europe members who will be speaking or receiving awards or honours at SLA Conference this year. Events: SLA Europe has organised the SLA Spotlight Session: Working Across Cultures and is co-hosting the International Reception. Tracy Z. Maleff will […]

Event Review: Excelsior: Moving Upwards with the Customer Service Excellence Standard with Sarah Wolfenden

Our thanks to Karen Tulett for writing this review of Sarah Wolfenden’s SLA Europe & PI Professional Development Award conference session. Karen is Director of EMEA BIS, Publishing and Translation Services at Morgan Stanley. Sarah’s post on her experience at the PI conference will follow soon. Sarah Wolfenden was the winner of the PI and […]

Interview with Sci-Tech award winner Niamh Tumelty

Niamh Tumelty, engineering librarian at the University of Cambridge, won the SLA Science-Technology and Engineering Divisions’ Bonnie Hilditch International Librarian of the Year Award, and will be attending the SLA Conference in Vancouver next month. Here, she talks to us about her background and what winning the award means to her… Can you tell us […]

Event Review: New Professionals Guide to Knowledge Management in Legal Services

Our thanks to Shona Thoma for writing this review of the New Professional’s Guide to KM in Legal Services. Shona Thoma graduated from University College Dublin in 2013 with a Masters in Library and Information Studies. She is currently working for Trócaire, an International Development Organisation, as Knowledge Management Intern. Shona writes about all things […]

New podcast interview with Kate Arnold

Dennie Heye talks to Kate about her recent travels to SLA and other events around the world

Event review: Graduate Open Day

Our thanks to Alana Farrell for writing this review of the Graduate Open Day. Alana is studying for her MSc in Information Science in City University. In her spare time, she writes for her blog about Rediscovering Culture. You can also find her on LinkedIn. On Tuesday the 10th of April, a group of new professionals […]


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