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information resources executive

Ritva Tuulikki Launo, Finnish information resources executive. Recipient International Kaula Gold medal and endowment for library and information science, 1992. Member International Federation for Information and Documentation (council member 1985-1988, chairman industrial and business information 1989-1990, vice president 1989-1990, president since 1990), Helsinki International Rotary (secretary since 1994).

Background

Launo, Ritva Tuulikki was born on April 4, 1933 in Turku, Finland.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University Helsinki, 1968. Information Specialist, Helsinki University of Technology, 1969. Degree in Library. Sciences, University Tampere, 1975.

Career

Researcher Cellulose Research Institute, Syracuse, New York, 1958-1960. Technical library Enso-Gutzeit Ltd. Pulp and Paper, 1966-1969.

Manager information resources Alko Ltd., Helsinki, since 1969. Chairman board Course on Information Services and Resources, since 1982. Member United Nations Educational National Post Graduate Institute Working Group.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: National Resources Libraries Policy: Industrial Information Services, 1993, Changes in Industry and Economy in the 21st Century: New Opportunities for Information Services as Internal Consultancy Units, 1993, Knowledge Marketing: Lean Management of Quality Products, 1993, Information Entrepreneurship in the Company, 1993.

Membership

Member International Federation for Information and Documentation (council member 1985-1988, chairman industrial and business information 1989-1990, vice president 1989-1990, president since 1990), Helsinki International Rotary (secretary since 1994).

Connections

3 children.