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SLA Europa 2020 ECCA Søknad Retningslinjer

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 (eventuelt).

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, vennligst kontakt Early Careers and Awards Committee.

2020 ECCA Prize

Merket vil tillate vinnere til å delta på 2020 virtualSLA årskonferanse (14-16 October for live sessions, with additional asynchronous education sessions). 

Den Early Career Conference Award (ECCA) is worth about $4000. It covers the costs of the conference registration, Hotellet losji, 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.

Søkere må 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 studieår
  • OR participant in a recognised LIS training position, som graduate trainee, eller studentships / praksisplasser varer ikke mindre enn 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 (i.e. gyldig pass, visumfrihet, etc.)
  • interested in a career in special librarianship, fortrinnsvis i de områdene av ett eller flere av de to divisjonene co-sponse Awards med SLA Europa

Søknadsfrist

Alle søknader må være mottatt senest Wednesday 30th September 2020, 23:59 GMT.

ECCA Application Requirements

Du vil trenge 3 dokumenter for å søke om 2020 Tidlig karriere Conference Award (ECCA):

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

Alle dokumenter må være på engelsk.  Søknadsdokumenter bør demonstrere du oppfyller kriteriene for tildeling. Applicants should submit their documents using our application form and accepted formats include: doc, docx og pdf.

Uttalelse

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

Part One

Fortell oss hvorfor du valgte å satse på en karriere i LIS og hvorfor du kanskje ønsker å forfølge en karriere i området av ditt valgte divisjon.

Part Two

Velg to siste konferansemøtene fra listen nedenfor og fortell oss hvorfor du ville velge å delta.  Diskutere hva takeaways tror du du vil få ut av øktene, og hvordan du ville 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)

Del tre

Fortell oss hva du forventer å få ut av konferansen og reiseopplevelse av ECCA stipend og hvilken virkning du tror denne prisen vil ha på deg personlig og / eller faglig.

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

Attest

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

Anbefalingen kan komme fra din overordnede på jobben, eller en profesjonell kollega ikke på din egen arbeidsplass, eller, hvis du er en student, from a lecturer or faculty advisor from your course. We have some advice for referees and applicants in completing this particular section.

Fordeler med å ha mottatt Award

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:

  • Å få et utvidet perspektiv på karriere alternativer ved å delta på konferansen programhendelser og møte erfarne bibliotek- og informasjons fagfolk på konferansen
  • Lære om mange produkter og tjenester for LIS-markedet ved å besøke stands av utstillerne på konferansen i medfølgende INFO-EXPO
  • Motta faglig anerkjennelse fra SLA Europa medlemmer og co-sponsor SLA Divisjoner. De vil også bli innført ved den internasjonale resepsjonen og First Timers Resepsjon, as well as at Division events
  • Få utbredt synlighet gjennom internasjonal publisitet distribuert av SLA, SLA Europa, co-sponsing SLA Divisjoner, og bransje sponsorer innføre vinnere ECCA til informasjonssamfunnet
  • Å være i stand til å reise til Nord-Amerika og møte informasjons fagfolk fra alle deler av verden
  • Utvikle sin faglige profil og publisitet søkende ferdigheter ved å skrive artikler for 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 avdeling and we have listed their requirements separately.

Under konferansen

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

Etter konferansen

Etter 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 mot SLA Europa medlemskap, vil bli publisert på SLA Europa bloggen.

Den andre artikkelen vil bli publisert i bloggen / nyhetsbrev på SLA Division co-sponsor dem og rettet til at lesere.

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 Europa Board.

Kontakt

Hvis du har noen spørsmål, vennligst kontakt for ytterligere informasjon.