Communicate your research in the library - Kunnskapsbasen
Communicate your research in the library
Several of NTNU's libraries offer support to students and staff wanting to communicate their research. Here you can give lunch lectures about your project, published books or create exhibitions. On this page you can read about the opportunities you have for communicating your research to a wider audience.
The libraries offer a variety of events, such as:
- lunch talks
- exhibitions/online exhibitions
- book launches
- writing evenings
Contact your local library if you want to communicate your research in the library.
Architecture and Civil Engineering Library
The Architecture- and Civil Engineering Library works closely with their academic community to arrange exhibitions. In the library’s display case we also show new literature in our collections that is relevant to the research and exhibition activity at the Faculty of Architecture and Design.
The library also organises “Arkbib-torget” - a meeting place in the library for events like presentations from researchers or other contributions.
Want to know more, or want to arrange an event? Contact the Architecture and Civil Engineering Library
The library is part of the Dora Archive Center and works closely with the other institutions in the Archive Center, the Gunnerus Library, and other cultural heritage institutions on various types of events. These events include Culture Night, exhibitions, lunch talks, or events part of The Cultural Rucksack, The Cultural Walking Cane, Genealogy Day, etc.
Want to know more, or want to arrange an event? Contact the Dora Library
If you want to tell a broader audience about your research project, your newly published book or article, you can do it in the library. We host a regular lunch event, called “kunnskap:kaffe”, at11:30-12:00. Bring your lunch, we serve coffee and tea. We also have two display walls and display cases that can be used to show your latest research.
Want to know more, or want to arrange an event? Contact the Dragvoll Library
Economics and Management Library
We host a regular lunch event, called “Kost og nytte”, where you can talk to a bigger audience about your research project, your newly published book or article. “Kost og nytte” is always at lunch, 11:30. We serve coffee, tea and sweets from 11:00. Bring your lunch if you like. We can also gladly make an exhibition about your subject, with more information to our audience.
Want to know more, or want to arrange an event? Contact the Economics and Management Library
The library in Gjøvik runs a seminar series called Gneistanker [Gneis thoughts]. Examples of seminar topics are: Sketchnotes: how to use visual notes, Open Access Publishing, EndNote, Research Relay and Memo techniques: how to remember stuff.
Do you have suggestions for future seminars? Contact Gjøvik Library.
The Gunnerus library does not currently have a scheduled lecture series, but is happy to facilitate events by students and employees; especially within the fields of archeology, natural history, local history as well as the history of science. We have an exhibition area with two available surface walls, exhibition cases and stands. We also have a portable presentation screen for use in lectures in the exhibition area. Lectures may also be organized in one of our group rooms (room 128) that has seats for 18 people, as well as the student hall on the library's 1st floor.
If you would like to know more or you want to get in touch with us, please contact the Gunnerus Library.
The Lysholm Library offers different ways of communicating your latest research. We can help you arrange lunch talks and exhibitions.
If you want to tell a bigger audience about your research project, your newly published book or article, you can do it in the library. We host lunch events, called “Friminuttet”. Bring your lunch, we serve coffee and tea. We also have display walls and display cases that can be used to show your latest research.
Want to know more, or want to arrange an event? Contact the Lysholm Library
Medicine and Health Library
The Medicine and Health Library offers different ways of communicating your latest research. We can help you arrange talks and exhibitions.
The library regularly hosts a popular science event called “Fagsnakk”. At this event you can tell a bigger audience about your research project, your new book or your new article. You can also introduce a topic that you want to discuss, and discuss it alone or with the audience. “Fagsnakk” is always at lunch, 11:30-12.00. Bring your lunch, we’ll serve coffee and tea.
Want to know more, or want to arrange an event? Contact the Medicine and Health Library
Natural Science Library
The library regularly arranges exhibitions and also has a dedicated exhibition area. The exhibitions are often made in cooperation with students and employees from the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology. We also work with other academic environments at NTNU to arrange exhibitions. We also host lunch talks on various topics from time to time.
Want to know more, or want to arrange an event? Contact the Natural Science Library
The library has an exhibition area and display cases that are used for exhibitions. We also always have our own exhibitions in the library to show our collections and current research. Our reading hall (T-salen) is a nice location for talks and presentations.
Want to know more, or want to arrange an event? Contact the Technology Library
The Ålesund Library regularly arranges the lunch seminar serie "Lunch with content" in collaboration with the departments of NTNU in Ålesund. The seminar is usually between 11:30AM - 12:00 PM, followed by Q&A afterwards. Here you can talk about a new book, your research project or a recently published article. We are open for suggestions, so if you have another theme, please contact us.
The library can give technical assistance. The library owns a projector, microphone and sound system.
The upcoming arrangements are published on our websites, Facebook, relevant Innsida channels, on information screens at campus/the library and on posters/flyers at the library.
Want to know more, or want to arrange an event? Contact the Ålesund Library
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