On the 24th of February 2018 SLIP Ireland are delighted to be holding our Third Annual Conference. Submissions are now open for current students and graduates of the last three years from any library, archives, records management or digital humanities qualification.
This will be a full day event with 2 panel discussions, the first will focus on academic issues that face information professionals while the second is made up of a variety of practitioners discussing their pathway from study to practice.
The theme of the conference is “To be or not to be an information professional, that is the question”. We are open to a broad interpretation of the theme and welcome presentations on topics including (but not limited to):
- Comparing the theory and practice of your field whether it be librarianship, archives or digital humanities
- First professional jobs
- Balancing education and work
- Communities of practice
- Transferable skills
- Working in non-traditional libraries
- The job market/emigration
- Should be no more than 10 minutes
- May have a PowerPoint, Keynote, Google Slides, Prezi of PDF visual presentation format. If you would like to use another format please check with us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
- There is free WiFi at the venue but an offline backup of any digital material is advised.
- Submission Deadline: 01/02/2018
Venue: Dublin City Library & Archive, 144 Pearse St., Dublin 2.