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Welcome to Our 50th Anniversary Year

A belated happy new year to all our SLA Europe members. I hope that 2022 has gotten off to a good start for you and that you’ve managed to find some time to rest and recharge for what is sure to be a busy year ahead. I want to start by thanking all the members …

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Early Career Conference Awards – Interview with Dani Stubbs

This is the third in a series of interviews with each of our Early Career Conference Award (ECCA) winners for 2022. In these blog posts our winners will tell us more about why they applied for the award, and what they are looking forward to at the conference, being held in Charlotte, North Carolina this summer. Dani …

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Early Career Conference Awards – Interview with Meghanne Flynn

This is the second in a series of interviews with each of our Early Career Conference Award (ECCA) winners for 2022. In these blog posts our winners will tell us more about why they applied for the award, and what they are looking forward to at the conference, being held in Charlotte, North Carolina this summer. Meghanne …

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Early Career Conference Awards – Interview with Josie Crone

This is the first in a series of interviews with each of our Early Career Conference Award (ECCA) winners for 2022. In these blog posts our winners will tell us more about why they applied for the award, and what they are looking forward to at the conference, being held in Charlotte, North Carolina this summer. Josie …

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Congratulations to our 2022 Conference Award Winners

We’re delighted to announce the four Award winners who will be attending this year’s SLA ‘Source Forward’ Conference, being held in Charlotte, North Carolina. Since its creation in 2007, we have partnered with another SLA Community to sponsor our Early Career Conference Award (ECCA). The award provides the opportunity for those at the start of …

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Highlights from our Spring Walk – April 2022

SLA Europe was delighted to hold its first in-person event this week with our Spring Walk. Our destination was Green Park and led by our excellent guide, Kirstie Shedden, we explored Mayfair and St. James through the eyes of those during the Georgian era, where pleasure and grandeur was the hallmark of the aristocracy. During …

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SLA Europe 2022 AGM

All SLA Europe members are invited to join us for our virtual AGM on Thursday 31st March at 13:00 BST. This is your chance to let us know how we are doing, as well as to catch up on our achievements in 2021 and plans for the rest of 2022. The President’s report, Treasurer’s report and minutes to …

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Welcoming our new President Elect – Shaun Kennedy

SLA Europe are delighted to end another year with an an amazing array of events and webinars. We are now looking forward to planning various events for 2022, especially in consideration of our 50th anniversary. As our 2022 President Claire Sewell moves to take on the mantle from our 2021 President Amy Stubbing, we are …

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SLA Europe Webinar – #ebookSOS: campaign update

SLA Europe was pleased to welcome Caroline Ball (University of Derby) and Rachel Bickley (London Metropolitan University), two members from the #ebookSOS campaign to share an update on their progress and their future plans. What is the campaign about? Barriers to educational ebook resources have long been a cause of concern for librarians. In the …

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SLA Europe Webinar – Talking about library value: impact measurement and new language

SLA Europe was pleased to welcome two guest speakers to discuss and share the importance of impact measurement. Our speakers outlined ways to leverage and use language when discussing the value of the library within a company or organisation. Kristīne Pabērza-Ramiresa explored why impact evaluation still such a struggle for many libraries. Although there are …

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Presidential Elect 2022

We are excited to announce that nominations are now open for the position of SLA Europe President-Elect for 2022. Please see below for more details from our current president, Amy Stubbing. As President for SLA Europe, I would like to request nominations for the position of SLA Europe President Elect for 2022. The role of President …

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SLA Europe Webinar – Resilience and being kind to yourself

SLA Europe was pleased to host a joint webinar with SLA Asia and welcome Nikhil Damle to explore the discussion on the “soft” and “hard” side of resilience, especially on how we can navigate the “new normal” in a post-COVID world. The past 18 months has shown that everyone’s individual situation has changed, particularly in …

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