Creating Knowledge 2021


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About Creating Knowledge

Arranged by NordINFOLIT, a Nordic collaboration forum for information literacy, Creating Knowledge conferences have been held every second or third year in one of the Nordic countries since 1999.

Creating Knowledge highlights current topics in information literacy and learning in higher education.

UiT The Arctic University of Norway is hosting the 10th Creating Knowledge conference on June 3rd-4th, 2021, in Tromsø, the Arctic capital of Norway. Due to the COVID-19 pandemics, the conference will be held in a purely digital format.

About the University

UiT The Arctic University of Norway is a medium-sized research university that contributes to knowledge-based development at the regional, national and international level.

UiT The Arctic University of Norway is the third largest university in Norway and the northernmost university of the world. Its location on the edge of the Arctic implies a mission. The Arctic is of increasing global importance. Climate change, the exploitation of Arctic resources and environmental threats are topics of great public concern, and which the University of Tromsø takes special interest in. At UiT The Arctic University of Norway you can explore global issues from a close-up perspective.

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Organising committee

Helene N. Andreassen (leader)
Lars Figenschou
Øystein Lund
Mariann Løkse
Torstein Låg
Ellen Nierenberg

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Programme committee

Helene N. Andreassen, UiT The Arctic University of Norway
Lars Figenschou, UiT The Arctic University of Norway
Ane Landøy, University of Bergen
Anne Lillevoll Lorange, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Torstein Låg, UiT The Arctic University of Norway (leader)
Ingerid Straume, University of Oslo