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SLA Conference 2011

By Anne Welsh, on 12 June 2011

This weekend sees the start of the Special Libraries Association Conference in Philadelphia. This year two of the four Early Career Conference Awards have been presented to UCL Alumni, Chris Cooper and Natalia Madjarevic (both MA LIS 2009). You can find out more about the awards and their winners on the SLA Europe blog. Natalia will also be blogging and tweeting about the conference.

If you are a DIS or SLAIS alumnus, with professional news to share, do get in touch.

Images: SLA Europe blog

Legal Information profession in the recession

By Anne Welsh, on 16 April 2010

 

This month’s Library & Information Update includes a feature article by MA LIS graduates, Chris Cooper and Anne Coles:

‘One year on: the legal information profession in the recession.’ Library & Information Update, April 2010: 40-41.

This article follows up Chris’s essay “In the 2009 Recession the Value of Legal Information and Legal Information Professionals will Increase rather than Decrease”, which won the BIALL Dissertation Award 2009.

CILIP members can access Update online. It is available in hardcopy in UCL Science Library.

 

(A version of this item was originally posted to the UCL DIS News & Events page by D.J. Clarke)

Image: Library & Information Update

 

 

BIALL Dissertation Award

By Anne Welsh, on 11 December 2009

Chris Cooper (MA LIS 2009) has won BIALL’s Dissertation Award for “In the 2009 Recession the Value of Legal Information and Legal Information Professionals will Increase rather than Decrease”.

 

(This item was originally posted to the UCL DIS News & Events page by D.J. Clarke)

 

Image: BIALL