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President’s Update – April/May 2014

I have thoroughly enjoyed my first 3 plus months as President of SLA Europe. The SLA Board and Committee members continue to put in many volunteer hours to ensure our chapter remains active and relevant. SLA Europe continues to receive global recognition for its efforts and for its members. The accolades over the past three […]

Meet the ECCA 2014 winners

Earlier this month, we announced the winners of the SLA Europe Early Career Conference Awards 2014. The winners are Michelle Bond, Rosie Hare, and Lindsay Robinson and are co-sponsored by SLA Europe, Academic Division, Leadership & Management Division, and Legal Division (supported by Jones McClure Publishing). Michelle, Rosie, and Lindsay will be attending the SLA […]

Wednesday 7th May – New Professionals Guide to Knowledge Management in Legal Services

The Special Libraries Association are delighted to announce their very first event in Ireland.

Interview with ASLIB award winner Anneli Sarkanen

To celebrate National Libraries Day 2014 #NLD2014, ASLIB requested nominations for an information professional to receive flowers, and our very own Anneli Sarkanen won the award for her outstanding work at FieldFIsher Waterhouse and her voluntary work for BIALL and SLA.

Interview with award winner Ruth Jenkins

Ruth Jenkins has been awarded a travel bursary by the John Campbell Trust to attend the SLA Conference 2014 in Vancouver. Ruth tells us about the award and her recent move between sectors.

Early Career Conference Awards 2014 – winners announced!

The SLA Europe Board is pleased to announce the winners of the SLA Europe Early Career Conference Awards 2014. Congratulations to Michelle Bond, Rosie Hare, and Lindsay Robinson. All three winners will attend the SLA Conference & INFO-EXPO in Vancouver from 8-10 June 2014. Michelle Bond is a trainee faculty librarian at Liverpool Hope University […]

Event review: Do you have the facts on Wikipedia?

SLA Europe hosted an event at the National Library of Scotland on 4th March 2014, entitled “Do You Have the Facts on Wikipedia?”. The speaker was Ally Crockford, the first Wikimedian in Residence in Scotland, who works at the National Library of Scotland in a role sponsored by the Wikimedia Foundation. Ally explained that she wanted to give some more information on the Wikimedia Foundation and what it does, and clear up some lingering misconceptions about Wikipedia, which is the sixth most visited website in the world.

March Podcast: Interview with president-elect Jill Strand

In March’s SLA Europe podcast, Dennie Heye talks president-elect Jill Strand about the sale of the SLA Headquarters building, what she is most proud of in SLA right now and her dream vacation. To learn more about the sale of the SLA Headquarters building, please follow this link (login to SLA.org required).

SLA Europe member wins bursary to Vancouver

We are very excited to announce that our very own Marie Grace Cannon is the 2014 recipient of the Legal Division’s Non-U.S. Law Librarian bursary to attend the annual conference in Vancouver.

Why you should apply for the PI and SLA Europe Professional Development Award 2014

Marie Grace Cannon and Ruth Jenkins, delegates who were sponsored to attend the 2013 Perfect Information Conference in May of last year, tell us what was unique about the conference and why you should consider applying for the PI and SLA Europe Professional Development Award 2014 and attending the Perfect Information Conference 2014


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