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Creating Knowledge II

Information Literacy and the Library as a Learning Resource Centre

Consequences for User Education, Design and Library Professions with focus on the learning environment

An International Conference at Malmö University, Sweden 23rd -24th of April 2001

The new University of Malmö was inaugurated in August 1998 and the university library and resource center is organised together with the IT unit. A new building for the Teaching Department and a Learning Resource Centre (LRC) is planned for the year 2004.

The LRC will be designed to reflect the visions and goals of Malmö University and consitute an integral part of the academic establishment. A main goal for the new University is to provide surroundings that promote information literacy. The LRC is consistently and consciously designed and planned for developing students´ information skills.

In order to throw light upon different aspects of information literacy, Malmö University arranges the second international conference in a series with presentations and workshops led by distinguished experts. We invite you to this two days international conference with speeches and workshops led by internationally well reputed experts.

Preliminary programme:
Speakers: Christine Bruce, Queensland University of Technology, Australia, Mats Hanson, Royal Swedish University of Technology,KTH. Peter Gärdenfors, Lund University, Sweden, Gunilla Lilie Bauer The Learning Gallery at Stockholm University and Carolynn Rankin from Leeds Metropolitan University, UK and Lone Malmborg Malmö University

Target groups: librarians, faculty, researchers, information officers, IT-technicians and strategists, architects, planners and university students.

The conference language will be English and Swedish.

The address to the conference location is Beijerskajen 8

Recommended hotels close to the university:
Good Morning Hotel, Citadellsvägen 4, tel +46+40 239605,
Prize Hotel, Carlsgatan 10 C, 21120 Malmö, tel +46+40 6112511
some more hotels

The conference fee will be 1000 SEK.

Last date for registration: 5th of March 2001.

Online registration

For further information contact:
Christina Tovoté, Head, User Education,
Pär Egevad, IT-Technician, per.egevad@mah.se

conference group

Academic Services, Malmö University, SE -20506 Malmo, Sweden
+46-40-6657300 Telefax: +46-40-6657301


File Cabinet

Online registrations


CK I (April 15-16, 1999) 1st webb
CK I proceedings

Malmö University
BIT / Academic Services

Useful links:
Malmö City
Malmö City maps
Central hotels





speaker links:

Christine Bruce:
home page

Mats Hanson:
home page
Learning Lab KTH

Peter Gärdenfors:
home page
article Human IT

Carolynn Rankin
Leeds Metropolitan University
Learning Centres


To other Creating Knowledge Conferences:

CK I (April 15-16, 1999) 1st webb
CK I proceedings

CK II (April 23-24, 2001)
CK II File Cabinet
CK II proceedings (pdf)

CK III 2003

CK IV 2006

CK V 2008



Last updated 2001 05 29 by pär egevad Malmö University Academic Services
Phonel: +46-(0)40 - 66 57 202 EMAIL: per.egevad@mah.se

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