- 2017-2020, 1st term
Karen has participated in more than ten EAHIL events since the conference in Coimbra, Portugal in 1996, and has presented papers, posters and CECs at several EAHIL conferences and workshops. She has been a member or a co-opted member of the EAHIL Executive Board since 2011. From 2007-2010 she was a Council member for Norway, and has also been board member and president of SMH (Norwegian Library Association, Section for Medicine and Health).
Karen works as Head of section of the Medicine and Health Library at Norwegian University of Science and Technology. She has professional interests in library planning, professional development, next generation library and the library as a place, emerging technologies and use of social media in marketing and communication.