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SLA Europe 2020 ECCA Retningslinjer Ansøgning

ECCA Application Detaljer

Den 2020 Tidlig karriere Conference Award (ECCA) has two places available, one of which will be sponsored by the Legal Division and the other by the SciTech Division.

For students, the Award will also cover the cost of one-year SLA membership, including membership of the Europe Chapter and Legal Division or SciTech Division (if applicable).

Applicants are required to submit their entry via our application form, with their supporting documents uploaded.

COVID-19 Update

SLA Europe had previously placed this award on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, with the deadline advertised in March.

For applicants who applied to this year’s award prior to March, you don’t need to re-do your application, unless you would like to (e.g. due to a change in role or circumstances). 

For applicants who applied prior to March and would still like to be considered, bedes du kontakte den Early Careers and Awards Committee.

2020 ECCA Prize

Prisen vil give vindere til at deltage i 2020 virtualSLA Annual Conference (14-16 October for live sessions, with additional asynchronous education sessions). 

Den tidlige karriere Conference Award (ECCA) is worth about $4000. It covers the costs of the conference registration, hotel logi, economy return airfare, måltider, and appropriate incidental expenses.

Award winners will also be paired with a mentor from the sponsoring Division, as well as a mentor from SLA Europe. We will notify winner(s) of the relevant contact details for their mentors prior to attending the conference.

Eligibility criteria

ECCA applicants must be meet the following eligibility criteria noted below. Applicants should also note the ECCA Legal Division requirements which detail required participation at certain events during the SLA Conference.

Ansøgere skal være:

  • a current member of SLA and the SLA Europe Community (or be willing to join if successful)
  • an information professional living and working in Europe
  • have less than five years experience or within their first 5 years of post-qualification
  • OR a student enrolled in a European Library and Information Science (LIS) program (undergraduate or postgraduate) under 2019-20 akademiske år
  • OR participant in a recognised LIS training position, såsom praktikkurser, eller stipendier / praktikophold på ikke mindre end 1 år
  • first-time attendees at an SLA annual conference
  • able to communicate in written and spoken English
  • in possession of up-to-date travel documents required for entry into the USA (dvs. nuværende pas, visumfritagelse, etc.)
  • interested in a career in special librarianship, helst inden for et eller flere af de to divisioner medsponsor Awards med SLA Europe

Ansøgningsfrist

Alle ansøgninger skal være modtaget senest Wednesday 30th September 2020, 23:59 GMT.

ECCA Application Requirements

Du får brug for 3 dokumenter gælder for det 2020 Tidlig karriere Conference Award (ECCA):

  • en erklæring
  • current CV/resume
  • a letter of recommendation

Alle dokumenter skal være på engelsk.  Ansøgning dokumenter skal demonstrere du opfylder kriterierne for tildeling. Applicants should submit their documents using our application form and accepted formats include: doc, docx og pdf.

Statement

ECCA applicants are required to write a three part statement, with a total maximum of 1500 ord.

Part One

Fortæl os, hvorfor du har valgt at forfølge en karriere i LIS, og hvorfor du måske ønsker at forfølge en karriere inden for din valgte Division.

Part Two

Vælg to sidste konferencesessioner fra listen nedenfor og fortæl os, hvorfor du ville vælge at deltage.  Tal om, hvad grillbarer du tror, ​​du vil få ud af sessionerne, og hvordan du vil dele erfaringer med andre.

  1. Killing Sacred Cows: Using Data to Evaluate and Manage Library Services (SLA 2019)
  2. What Next? Identifying Your Encore Career Choices with Lifestyle Preferences (SLA 2019)
  3. Practical Applications of AI in Law Firms (SLA 2019)
  4. Building the Emotionally Intelligent Workplace: Ways to Improve the Self, Others, and Overall (SLA 2019)
  5. Preparing for the Worst, Hoping for the Best: Disaster Planning 101 for Information Professionals (SLA 2017)

Tredje del

Fortæl os, hvad du forventer at komme ud af konferencen og rejseoplevelse af ECCA stipendium og hvilken indvirkning du tror denne pris vil have på dig personligt og / eller fagligt.

Current CV / CV

ECCA applicants should include a copy of their current CV/resume with the following details:

  • your current postal
  • your email addresses
  • your current telephone/mobile number

Brev af henstilling

ECCA applicants should also include a letter a recommendation, which details why you would be a good candidate for this award.

Henstillingen kan komme fra din vejleder på arbejdspladsen, eller en professionel kollega ikke på din egen arbejdsplads, eller, hvis du er studerende, from a lecturer or faculty advisor from your course. We have some advice for referees and applicants in completing this particular section.

Fordele ved at modtage prisen

Previous ECCA award winners thoroughly enjoyed their experience of attending the SLA Conference and their ongoing participation in SLA.

Since the award’s inception, we have received various feedback on the benefits of applying for this award – we have included some of these points below:

  • Opnåelse et udvidet perspektiv på karrieremuligheder ved at deltage konferenceprogram begivenheder og møde krydret biblioteks- og informationsmedarbejdere på konferencen
  • Læring om mange produkter og tjenester til LIS marked ved at besøge de bevoksninger af udstillere på konferencens medfølgende INFO-EXPO
  • Modtagelse faglig anerkendelse fra SLA Europe medlemmer og de medforslagsstiller SLA Divisioner. De vil også blive introduceret på den internationale modtagelse og den første timere Reception, as well as at Division events
  • Få udbredt synlighed gennem international omtale formidles af SLA, SLA Europe, de medsponsor SLA Divisioner, og industri sponsorer alle indføre ECCA vindere til oplysningerne samfund
  • At være i stand til at rejse til Nordamerika og mødes informationssystemer fagfolk fra alle dele af kloden
  • Udvikle deres faglige profil og reklame-søger færdigheder ved at skrive artikler til SLA

ECCA Winner Requirements

Successfully ECCA winners are required to undertake certain duties and responsibilities as part of their award.

For the winner being sponsored by this year’s chosen Division, there will be further attendance and participation in certain sessions and events will be required as part of the award.

For 2020, this is the Juridisk kontor and we have listed their requirements separately.

Under konferencen

During the SLA Conference, the winner(s) should attend the International Reception and the First Timers Reception.

Efter konferencen

Efter 2020 SLA Conference, the award winner(s) will be expected to write two short articles in English on what they learned at the Conference.

The first article, rettet mod SLA Europe medlemskab, vil blive offentliggjort på SLA Europe blog.

Den anden artikel vil blive offentliggjort i den blog / nyhedsbrev SLA Division medsponsor dem, og gearet til at læserskare.

The award winner(s) will also be given the opportunity to stay in touch with their mentors, plus opportunities to get involved with the work of the SLA Europe Board.

Kontakt

Hvis du har spørgsmål, bedes du kontakte den for yderligere information.