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Ruth Rikowski

Sessional Lecturer

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    020 7815 7803
  • School/Division:
    Business / Management, Marketing and People

Ruth has over 20 years experience as an Information Professional - working in both the public and the private sector. Included public librarianship and working in the IT/systems field in libraries and information - implementing and upgrading IT systems.

She has over five years experience in academia - including teaching/lecturing, writing, undertaking research, publications, giving talks and editorial experience.

Visiiting Lecturer, University of Greenwich;

Commissioning Editor, Chandos publishers, for Chandos Series for Information Professionals - see;

Co-Editor, Information for Social Change (ejournal) - see; MBA - Research Methods and Leadership;

Management Skills;

Computing Applications (at University of Greenwich)

Publications and talks

  • Author of Globalisation, Information and Libraries: the implications of the World Trade Organisation's GATS and TRIPS Agreements, Chandos publishers, 2005.

Forthcoming books

  • Knowledge Management: Practical, Social and Theoretical Perspectives - Edited by Ruth Rikowski, Chandos publishers, 2006;
  • Radical Library and Information Work: Issues and Themes - Edited by John Pateman and Ruth Rikowski, Chandos publishers, 2006
  • Author of over 50 published articles and reviews on a variety of topics, focusing mainly on globalisation, knowledge management and the knowledge revolution and computer/information technology - from an Open Marxist theoretical perspective. Given many talks on these different subjects.
  • For more information about Ruth Rikowski's publications, talks and other related activities, visit the Rikowski website, The Flow of Ideas.
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