Research Support from the Library

Hosting Higher Education Institution:
Bergen University College
Institution website:
Monday, 9 May, 2016 to Friday, 13 May, 2016
Registration fee:
Fee reductions/waivers:
Maximum number of participants:
Deadline for applying:
Thursday, 31 March, 2016
Accommodation not provided
Contact person details:
Mr. Vegard Rivenes
Erasmus+ Coordinator

Staff Mobility Week at Bergen University College Library

Bergen University College Library are happy to invite research librarians from Erasmus partner universities and other academic institutions in Europe to a weeklong exploration of research support services.

Event webpage

Date: May 9-13, 2016

The programme will run from Monday noon to Friday noon.


Bergen University College Library, Bergen, Norway.

Our institution is a university college, similar to universities of applied sciences, with a faculty of education, a faculty of engineering and administration and a faculty of health and social sciences. We have two campuses, whereof one bright new, within easy reach from the city centre.

Target participants

Our programme is targeted at research librarians or other professionals working with research support within academic libraries who take an interest in exchanging best practices and networking with international colleagues. 

The language for the entire programme will be English.


Research support services will be the focus of the programme, with ample opportunity to discuss and exchange experiences within the field. We welcome presentations of practices and projects within these themes, which include, but are not limited to:

• Dissemination of research

• Publication channels

• Research documentation

• Outreach to researchers

• Librarians as partners in research

The programme will include visits to specialized learning and research facilities in all three faculties of Bergen University College, and to other research libraries in Bergen.

Provisional programme

Monday 12.00-15.00 Welcome to Bergen University College



Monday evening Dinner

Tuesday 9.00-15.00 Research support from the library at Bergen University College

Sharing practices in research support

Group discussions

Research facility visit

Wednesday 9.00-15.00 Research dissemination

Sharing practices in research support

Research facility visit

Visit to other research libraries

Wednesday afternoon Voluntary: Guided city walk

Wednesday evening Voluntary: Dinner

Thursday 9.00-15.00 Research documentation

Publication channels

Sharing practices in research support

Research facility visit

For registration please send the enclosed registration form to Mr. Vegard Rivenes


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