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SLA 2010 – Sara’s reflections

Back from New Orleans, and sifting through paperwork, ideas, actions and business cards, Sara shares her impressions of her second SLA Conference. There is also a complementary post on Sara’s own blog, Uncooked Data and a podcast recorded in situ.  Conference this year was a very different experience from 2009. Attending as president-elect meant I had set duties as well …

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SLA 2010: Kate Arnold’s reflections

Kate Arnold, SLA Europe President, shares her thoughts on the first few days of the conference *** Greetings from New Orleans, I’m sharing my thoughts on conference so far. As always it is an exhilarating experience and it’s been special for those of us involved with SLA Europe for two reasons. Firstly, SLA Europe is the happening chapter with six …

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SLA Conference Day Two – report from Bethan Ruddock

Reflections from Bethan Ruddock on the second day of the SLA Annual Conference. Cross-posted on Bethan’s Information Professional Blog. **** Greetings from New Orleans! Do forgive any typos – I’m typing this on my phone as I move around the conf centre. With no time to blog – this conference keeps you busy! I’ve mainly been tweeting. But my session …

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Why we value the Early Career Conference Award

Bethan Ruddock, co-chair of SLA Europe’s Awards committee and recent winner of a Rising Star award (more later) writes on the conference award. With the deadline for the 2010 SLA Europe Early Career Conference Awards (ECCAs) drawing closer (31st Jan – still time to get your applications in!), here’s a bit of background to the awards, and why they are …

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Conference Reports 3 – SLA Conference 2009

The third conference report from the ECCA winners is from Sara. Sara Batts is Senior Research Librarian at the London office of Reed Smith LLP. This is her second information professional post after completing an MSc Information Science in 2006. Prior to this Sara worked as a conference organiser and an advisor to students applying to university. She is also …

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