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Présentation de la bibliothèque universitaire de Karlstad (Suède)

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Présentation de la bibliothèque universitaire de Karlstad (Suède)

  1. 1. Sweden
  2. 2. Sweden Facts Capital: Stockholm Language: Swedish Population: 9.3 million Area: 450,000 km² (174,000 sq mi) Political system: Parliamentary democracy Currency: 1 krona=100 öre Average temperatures January July Malmö -0.2 °C (+31.6 °F) +16.8 °C (62.2 °F) Stockholm -2.8 °C (+27.0 °F) +17.2 °C (63.0 °F) Kiruna -16.0 °C (+3.2 °F) +12.8 °C (55.0 °F) Daylight January July Malmö 7 hours 17 hours Stockholm 6 hours 18 hours Kiruna 0 hours 24 hours
  3. 3. VärmlandBy Lake Vänern, Europes largest inland sea16 municipalities – 273,000 inhabitantsStockholm – Karlstad 308 kmGothenburg – Karlstad 248 kmOslo – Karlstad 230 km
  4. 4. The symbol of theUniversity – the sunThe sun provides light and representslife, warmth and energy. It is associatedwith enlightenment and growth.The sun in Karlstad
  5. 5. Karlstad UniversityIs one among 14 Swedish universities.It belongs to the group of the 4 youngestones.Its roots are eg. teacher education since1843 and a nursing college since 1907.The University also has a campus inArvika, about 90 km from Karlstad, wherethe Ingesund School of Music with its 300students is located.
  6. 6. Karlstad UniversityToday the University offer more than70 programmes and 900 courses(modules or combinations of modules).Education areas:Teacher EducationBusiness and EconomicsHealth and Caring SciencesInformation TechnologyEngineering, SciencesPhysics and MathematicsChemistryCulture and CommunicationEnvironmental SciencesSocial SciencesEducational Sciences
  7. 7. Strong researchareasForest, environment and materialsIT, communication and user-drivenservice developmentLearning at school and workRegional identity and developmentGender perspectives in societyHealth and wellness
  8. 8. Some figures12 500 undergraduates270 PhD:s1 200 employess(70% teachers/researchers)SEK 850 million turnover(about 90 million euros)
  9. 9. International contactsExchange agreements with about 100universities covering students,researchers, teachers and administrativeemployees600 incoming exchange students150 outgoing exchang studentsECTS accreditation in 2006
  10. 10. Karlstad UniversityLibraryThe building from 2002 forms the entranceof the University.5 700 square metres on 4 floors100 computers1 200 seats40 study rooms/cells7,3 running metres of shelving for books andjournalsIts architecture is intended to echoVärmland’s mountains, forests and water.The building materials that have been usedinclude glass, stone, brick and wood.
  11. 11. The mission of theLibrary
  12. 12. Opening hoursLibraryMonday - Thursday 8:00 - 20:00Friday 8:00 - 18:00Saturday - Sunday 10:00 - 16:00Reading roomMonday - Friday 7:00 - 24:00Saturday - Sunday 8:00 - 20:00Reading Room is accessible at certaintimes even when the library is closed.Keycard required.Reference desk & search assistanceMonday - Thursday 9:00 - 20:00Friday 12:00 - 18:00
  13. 13. Organisation andstaffLibrarans 17Assistant librarians 9
  14. 14. Library committee/Advisory BoardMembersChairman: prorectorChief librarian6 faculty representatives2 student representatives1 PhD-student1 library staff representative1 external member
  15. 15. pictures
  16. 16. www.kau.se
  17. 17. the University’s organization

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