Karen Johanne Buset
Background and activities
Head of Medicine and Health Library, Section for Medicine at NTNU UB. The library offers services within the health and medicine area to students and staff at Campus Øya; NTNU (including formerly HiST) and St.Olavs Hospital.
Professional interests and projects
Library planning; Digital library; Next Generation Library and the library as a place; Emerging technologies and use of social media in marketing and communication; Learning technologies; Professional development; National and international cooperation
- Room for new knowledge. The project aims to develop the physical library space and services at the Medicine and Health Library, NTNU
- Benchmarking project of three European health libraries
- Chair of the local organizing committee for the international conference emtacl10 (Emerging Technologies in Academic Libraries) in Trondheim 2010, chair of IPC for emtacl12, and member of the IPC for emtacl15.
- Norwegian Association of Higher Education Institutions. Library Committee. Head of working group for learning and teaching in libraries.
- Member of the program comitee for the bi-annual conference for university and academic libraries in Norway 2017.
- European Association for Health Information and Libraries, Council member for Norway 2007-2010, Member of the EAHIL Executive Board from 2011, present as Honorary Secretary
- Bachelor in Library Science (1977) and Science Master study program in ICT (1985) from Norwegian School of Library and Information Science
- Worked in medical libraries for most of my professional career, starting at the NTNU University Library, Medical Library in Trondheim in 1990.
- 2000-2009: research librarian, responsible for user education and with projects in areas as e-learning, learning technology standards, information literacy, web-based tutorials, web accessibility¸ new technologies in libraries and library planning
- From 2010: Head of section. Responsible for planning the new Medicine and Health library in Trondheim together with the library at the University College in Trondheim
Scientific, academic and artistic work
Displaying a selection of activities. See all publications in the database
- (2014) Et neste-generasjonsbibliotek. Bibliotekforum. vol. 39 (2).
- (2012) International trends in health science librarianship: part 3-the Nordic countries. Health Information and Libraries Journal. vol. 29 (3).
- (2007) VIKO - an e-learning tool for information literacy support to all students. InfoTrend : nordisk tidskrift för informationsspecialister. vol. 62 (3).
- (2004) Fleksibilitet i fremtidas bibliotek : referat fra EAHIL 2004 - Santander, Spania. SMH-nytt. vol. 29 (3).
- (2004) VIKO: The road to information literacy. Scandinavian Public Library Quarterly. vol. 37 (3).
- (2015) UNG HELSE. UNG HELSE [Kunstnerisk og museal presentasjon] . Medisinsk Museumsutvalg StOH og DMF-NTNU; Kunnskapssenteret. 2015-12-01.
- (2014) Fra kalde isfjell til varme hjerter. Medisinsk museum i Kunnskapsenteret [Kunstnerisk og museal presentasjon] . Museumsutvalget St. Olavs Hospital og Det medisinske fakultet; Trondheim. 2014-01-30 - 2015-08-31.
- (2012) Collaboration for the next-generation medical and health science library. EAHIL 2012 Conference Health Information without frontiers . European Association for Health Informatjon and Libraries; Brussel. 2012-07-04 - 2012-07-06.
- (2012) Nytt, integrert bibliotek for medisin, helse og sosialfag i Trondheim. SMH-dagene 2012 . Spesialgruppen for medisin og helsefag/NBF; Gjøvik. 2012-09-10 - 2012-09-12.
- (2010) What happens next? Life after 2.0-training in academic libraries. EMTACL 2010 . NTNU; Trondheim. 2010-04-26 - 2010-04-28.
- (2009) WikiVIKO : Information Literacy on a Wiki Platform - or how to secure equal Access for Students with Disabilities. Eahil 2009 Workshop Working with Others: Explore, Engage, Extend! . EAHIL; Dublin. 2009-06-02 - 2009-06-05.
- (2009) Web technologies for libraries. Transfer of knowledge VIII: Providing and managing evidence based health information . Nordic-Baltic Association for Medical and Health Information; St. Petersburg. 2009-06-16 - 2009-06-18.