SLA Europe DigiComms

SLA Europe President Amy Stubbing attends the 2021 ARLIS Conference

We delighted to share that our President, Amy Stubbing, recently attended the 2021 ARLIS / UK & Ireland Conference as a panellist for the final session, The Future of (Art) Libraries. The ARLIS Conference ran from 21 to 23 July and this year’s theme focused on ‘Reframing Art Libraries – from Challenge to Opportunity‘. The panel discussion was chaired by …

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SLA Board Election candidates announced

SLA Europe is delighted to announce that 2020 Past President, Seema Rampersad, will stand as a candidate for the upcoming SLA Board Election. The full list of candidates standing for election for 2023 SLA President are: Nabi Hasan (New Delhi, Delhi, India) Richard Huffine (Vienna, Virginia, United States) Seema Rampersad (London, England, United Kingdom) Shelly Ray (Los Angeles, California, United …

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SLA Europe welcome from 2021 President Amy Stubbing

Hello and a happy new year to all of our members – those current, lapsed or future! I stepped into 2021 with real trepidation about filling the shoes so expertly occupied by Seema in 2020 as President of SLA Europe, while also incredibly excited to have my chance to serve you all in 2021 – the start of SLA Europe’s …

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Review of the year by 2020 President, Seema Rampersad

2020 started in a fairly normal way in the first few weeks of January, but the restructuring news announced by SLA Headquarters seemed initially overwhelming and daunting, especially on how it would impact us at SLA Europe. In hindsight, the changes have been beneficial with #OneSLA allowing for improved access to all Communities without extra costs to members – we …

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SLA Europe Webinar – Solid: An Ecology of Digital Being

SLA Europe was pleased to welcome Teodora Petkova to explore Solid, an exciting web decentralization project led by Professor Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web. What if we could have all our digital artefacts and records in one place, a place of our own? Not scattered across platforms, or harvested by third-party machine applications? Imagine all our data …

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Welcoming our new President Elect – Claire Sewell

At SLA Europe, we are delighted to end another year with an excellent leadership team and events catalogue for 2020, especially in consideration of our “new normal” and shift to online spaces. As our 2021 President Elect Amy Stubbing moves to take on the mantle of SLA Europe President from our 2020 President Seema Rampersad, we are thrilled to announce …

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Presidential Elect 2021

We are excited to announce that nominations are now open for the position of SLA Europe President-Elect for 2021. Please see below for more details from our current president, Seema Rampersad. As President for SLA Europe, I would like to request nominations for the position of SLA Europe President Elect for 2021. The role of President Elect is a 3-year …

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LMD/SLA Europe Mid-Career Award for SLA Conference 2020

LMD/SLA Europe Mid-Career Award for SLA Conference 2020 – Deadline extended to 4th October We are pleased to offer four Mid-Career Awards to the virtual SLA Conference (14-16 October 2020). SLA Europe and the Leadership and Management Development (LMD) and strongly believes in advancing the development of information professionals’ leadership and management abilities. In light of the changes to the …

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SLA Europe Early Career Conference Award

SLA Europe are pleased to announce that we are re-opening our Early Career Conference Award (ECCA) this year to sponsor participation in the virtual SLA Annual Conference 2020 (14-16 October for live sessions, with additional asynchronous education sessions).  Applicants must meet the following criteria:  Must be a current member of SLA and the SLA Europe Chapter (or be willing to join if successful) Must be living or working …

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SLA Europe Webinar – Supporting your organisation’s post-COVID-19 response with information and insight with Oliver Guirdham

SLA Europe was pleased to welcome Oliver Guirdham from the Business Research Company to present and give some ideas on how research and information managers can efficiently gather information, help their organisations survive and thrive through informed decisions in these difficult times. With organisations adapting their processes and changing their strategies in preparation for existence in a post-COVID-19 environment, Oliver …

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Review of ‘The No-nonsense Guide to Research Support and Scholarly Communication’ by Claire Sewell

SLA Europe are pleased to share the following book review for ‘The No-nonsense Guide to Research Support and Scholarly Communication‘, written by Claire Sewell and published by Facet Publishing. The book has been graciously reviewed by Carol Hollier. About the book This accessible and highly practical book provides an introductory guide to the world of research support in the academic …

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Nominations for the 2020 Taxonomy Boot Camp London Awards are now open

Nominations for the 2020 Taxonomy Boot Camp London Awards are now open SLA Europe is pleased to announce that nominations are now open for London’s Taxonomy Boot Camp 2020 Awards. The awards are designed to highlight the very best practitioners and organisations working with taxonomies today. In a year that has presented everyone with new challenges, there is more reason …

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