SLA Europe member and previous ECCA winner Sarah Wolfenden, currently a Subject Liaison Librarian at Brunel University, kindly takes some time to tell us about her upcoming presentation at Internet Librarian International 2014, her views on the profession and the benefits of becoming a volunteer. Sarah keeps a regular blog at The Wolfenden Report and can be found on Twitter as @SarahWolfenden
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
Robert Tomaszewski, chemist turned librarian, recently moved from Canada to the UK. Robert tells us about what inspired him to change his career, how being an SLA member benefits him as an academic science librarian, and what excites him most about the information profession today.