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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An interview with Katharine Schopflin, President for 2018

A warm welcome to 2018’s President, Katharine Schopflin. Here we sat down with Katharine for a mini interview to find out a little about her new role as president, SLA and the LIS profession in general. Tell us how you started off in the information profession? I really wanted to work at the BBC, so […]

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Internet Librarian International Conference Report

Our thanks to John Coll SLA Europe’s Past President, John is Head of Access at the National Library of Scotland in Edinburgh. He is responsible for all aspects of access at the Library including reading room services and enquiries, events and exhibitions, learning and outreach, and digital access.   I attended this conference in London which took […]

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SLA EVENT REVIEW: Fake News: Reading between the Lines

Our thanks to Robert Reyner, a BIS Researcher at RR Donnelly who kindly agreed to write this review of Fake News: Reading between the Lines held at the University of Liverpool in London on 29 November. Fake news has become the term du jour this year as often highlighted by the President of the United States. So, […]

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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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SLA Europe President Elect 2018 invitation

As Past President and Nominations Chair for SLA Europe, I would like to request nominations for the position of SLA Europe President Elect for 2018.  The role of President Elect is a 3 year commitment; and you will be required to act as Chapter President in 2019 and Past President in 2020.  If you would […]

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Summer Soiree 2017 review

Our thanks to Zoltan Csirko, SLA Europe Events Committee Member, who kindly accepted to offer a review of the SLA Europe Summer Soiree 2017. Soon after the temperature reached never before seen figures, we gathered for this year’s Summer Soirée, and once again the News Building at the Shard Quarter provided an excellent central location […]

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