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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
Event Review by Nigel Dickinson: SLA Career Stories 27th June 2017 Our thanks to Nigel Dickinson, who kindly accepted an offer to review the Careers Stories Evening. Nigel is Sales Director at Armadillo Business Information having previously spent 30 years at Dun & Bradstreet and been Managing Director of Key Note. He is a regular […]
Helen Doyle, Treasurer of CILIP’s Catalouging and Indexing Group (CIG) and Information Officer at Norton Rose Fulbright, tells us about her first experience of an SLA event.
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.
Laura Williams is currently a Media Manager at the BBC in MediaCityUK, Salford, working as a archive and information professional within TV production. Laura has been an SLA member for several years, winning an Early Career Conference Award in 2013, and then joining the Early Career and Awards committee. She kindly agreed to provide us with […]
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 […]
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.
Michelle Bond, Trainee Faculty Librarian at Liverpool Hope University, kindly reviews our Manchester event on new technologies, in association with Manchester NLPN.