#SLIP2019 Call for papers now open

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The Information Professional as Author

The call for papers for our 4th Annual Student Conference is now open! Our theme this year is “The Information Professional as Author” and, as always, we are open to a broad interpretation. You are free to consider any type of writing or publishing an information professional / librarian / archivist may be a part of. From an academic researcher, to a practitioner writing a project report. You could consider grant proposals or social media authorship, or authorship in different formats such as audio, video as well as the written word. Presentations can be about a project you have completed or are currently working on or can be academic in nature.

All presentations will be 10 minute lightning presentations. You are free to choose the style of your presentation, you may use Powerpoint, Keynote, PDF or Prezi.

Submissions are now open for current students and graduates of the last three years from any library qualification (UCD, DBS, Ulster University, distance learning). Submissions are also welcome from students and graduates of Archival Studies, Archives and Records Management and Digital Humanities.

Make your individual or group submission on the form here!

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about the conference just send an email to conference@slipireland.com and we’ll be happy to help you.

Good luck, we can’t wait to see what you have got for us this year!

IMPORTANT INFO Submission Deadline: 17:00 Friday 11th January Date of Conference: Saturday 23 February Location of Conference: Dublin City Library & Archive, Pearse St., Dublin 2 Cost: Free! #SLIP2019

 

 

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Do you want to get involved with SLIP Ireland?

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We’re looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our new Working Committee! There are lots of roles on offer and plenty of different ways to get involved.

Our Working Committee will work with Clare & Helena with the day to day running of SLIP Ireland as well as helping to plan and deliver the annual conference in February. If you’re interested in any of the following then please let us know!

  • Content specialist & curator
  • Social Media
  • Writing blog posts
  • Event write-ups
  • Conference assistant

If you have an idea on how to get involved that’s not listed here then please let us know, we’d love to hear from you. As this is a volunteer position we don’t expect anyone to contribute more than a few hours per month.

Send a short email to hello@slipireland.com with the subject line “Working Committee” for more info, or fill in the contact form below.