Projects and online exhibitions

(See separate page for earlier projects)

The NTNU University Library aims to offer modern library services, and there is always plenty of activity involving projects, presentations and exhibitions. The activities are related to the library’s 4 strategic areas of focus:

  • Research and publishing
  • Innovative education and innovative learning environments
  • Accessibility and digital content
  • Competence and organizational development

 

Projects

Room for new knowledge (2015-) at the Medicine and Health Library

This project aims to develop the physical library and related library services at the Medicine and Health Library, through mapping actual use, as well as through interviews and other forms of feedback.

This project is part of the overall mission to establish and develop an integrated medicine and health science library for NTNU, formerly HiST and St.Olavs Hospital at Campus Øya - in line with the assignment given by the Ministry of Education and Research.
Report (2013-2015): Medicine and Health Library - a unique model for library cooperation (in Norwegian)

Project managers: Karen Johanne Buset, Idun Knutsdatter Østerdal and Anja Johansen

ARK4: An interactive heritage library. (2014-2016)

ARK4 aims to convey content from archives using gaming technology to disseminate information. Using new and innovative technology the project delivers knowledge of the past to a wider and younger audience. ARK4 has launched its games for schoolchildren and university students and has established a digital gaming platform. The project investigates also on how games can support learning and is based on the knowledge and methods of museology and 'serious games'. Read more about the ARK4 project at the blog ARK4 - Digital Heritage Library Project.
Project report: ARK4 A Interactive Heritage Library, Phase 2, Part 1

Project manager: Alexandra Angeletaki

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 08:24:09 +0100

Exhibitions

Illustration of the town hall fireHenrik Mathiesen

Henrik Mathiesen (1847-1927) was a famous a respected local historian and illustrator in Trøndelag. He counts as Trøndelags first town historian and he wrote the first historical presentation about Trondheim in the Middle Ages. The online exhibition shows illustrations and documents from his rich archive. Henrik Mathiesen online exhibition

ostrich fern - illustration in Flora Norvegica

Flora Norvegica

In 2016, Norway's first flora book, Flora Norvegica, celebrates 250 years. The first part of the flora book was published by bishop Johan Ernst Gunnerus in 1766. The latter part was published posthumously in 1774. The plant descriptions include information on where and when they were found, their dialect names and the way the plants can be used. Flora Norvegica online exhibition

Portrait of a girl - illustrating the NTNU photo collection

A glimpse into the NTNU photo collection

NTNU University Library has collected images from over a hundred years, and the collection has now grown to about a million photographs and negatives. There are also other exciting historical material, and the image collection is a rich source of both human history, local history and the history of photography. NTNU photo collection online exhibition

Online exhibition of NTNU University Library's Centenary

NTNU University Library’s Centenary

Online exhibition on the 2012 centenary of the NTNU University Library (pdf in Norwegian, 30 MB)
A series with pictures: NTNU UB 100 years