SLLG Annual General Meeting 2015: 22 April 2015

The Scottish Law Librarians Group 2015 AGM will be held on Wednesday 22 April at 4.30pm.

The AGM will include a guest speaker from the Scottish Law Commission discussing the work and role of the Commission. Founded in 1965, the SLC is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.

Members who wish to raise anything at the AGM should notify the Secretary by 23 March; papers for the AGM will be available on the SLLG website by this date.

Date: Wednesday 22 April
Time: Registration from 4pm, AGM to start at 4.30pm
Venue: Mackenzie Building, Old Assembly Close, High Street, Edinburgh

Please contact secretary@sllg.org.uk to confirm your attendance

Upcoming event – Business information: sources and search techniques

Business information: sources and search techniques

DATE: 5th March 2015
REGISTRATION: 9:30am
VENUE: Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue
TICKET: £100 (SLLG members) / £120 (non-SLLG members)

*Please note tickets are limited at this event to 20*

The ticket price includes breakfast on arrival, lunch and refreshments provided throughout the seminar.

Contact the SLLG committee to book, or for more information.

Event Content:

In this one day seminar, Karen Blakeman (RBA Information Services) guides attendees through the latest techniques for searching and finding:

  • Company information
  • Company directors information
  • Official and industry sector data
  • Open access data

The workshop will provide a practical experience of key resources and ensuring attendees are locating all the information they need when researching companies and official information. The workshop will also discuss the recent changes to legislation and some favoured search engines which is impacting on searching for this type of information. The workshop will further touch on the increasing use of social media platforms in business information and their role for the researcher.

Upcoming member event: Speed networking, 28th January 2015

SLLG members are invited to the annual Speed networking on 28th January 2015. This is a not to be missed event for all group members. Incorporating professional discussion on the topics which matter to the attendees as well as relaxed networking, this is the major event in the SLLG calendar and always starts the Group year in terrific style. If you have a topic you would like to have raised at the round-the-table discussions, please contact a member of the committee before 16th January. Attendees will be sent the topics in advance of the day. Members will receive an email with booking instructions soon.