Tuesday 19th March – 60 Apps and Sites in 60 Minutes

Based on the popular 60 Apps and Sites in 60 Minutes sessions at last year’s SLA Conference in Chicago, Anneli Sarkanen and Simon Barron present a European selection of essential apps and websites that all modern information professionals should know about. This fast-paced event covers top sites for productivity, business, social networking, lifestyle, travel, and fun and games.

Join us at the City Business Library on March 19th for an informative, fun and insightful presentation from two award winning information professionals. Thanks to the generous sponsorship of Springer, after the presentation there will be the chance to network with fellow attendees over drinks and nibbles.

Simon Barron is a professional librarian specialising in digital collections, the use of technology in libraries, and the philosophy of librarianship. Simon BarronHe has worked in a variety of libraries and is currently Project Analyst on the Qatar Digitisation Project at the British Library. After winning the Early Career Conference Award 2012 for SLA’s Science-Technology Division, Simon became involved with SLA and is currently a Board member for SLA Europe acting as Co-Chair of the Early Career and Awards Committee.

Anneli SarkanenAnneli Sarkanen works as an information officer at the law firm Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP. She joined SLA in 2012 as the recipient of the SLA Europe Conference Award and attending the SLA Conference that year in Chicago. She is active in the legal information profession and is currently vice-chair of the PR & Promotions Committee of the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians (BIALL). Anneli received her MA in Librarianship from the University of Sheffield in 2005.

Date and Time: 19th March 2012, 6pm for a 6:30 start

Location: City Business Library, Aldermanbury, London, EC2V 7HH

Cost: Members free, non-members £10.

As with all our events, we expect the evening to be very popular, registration is therefore essential. Please sign up here or contact to reserve a place.

Please note, cancellations providing less than 24 hours notice will be charged.

This event is kindly sponsored by Springer.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Best wishes,

SLA Europe Events Team