Friday, June 11, 2010

Geoff Walton wins SLA Infopro award 2010

Congratulations to Dr Geoff Walton (Academic Skills Tutor Librarian and Research-informed Teaching Project Co-ordinator at Staffordshire University, UK) is the winner of the SLA Europe Information Professional award 2010. He pictured (right) with Mark Hepworth (left) at a LILAC conference where he was presenting his research. The SLA is the major professional association for information specialists in the USA and it has an active European branch. Geoff has been prominent in his work ininformation literacy and learning. The Award covers his expenses for attendance at the SLA Conference in New Orleans, USA this coming week, and a dinner is hosted in his honour at the conference.

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