Library and Information Science
As a PhD candidate in Library and Information Science you may qualify for research within the field, teaching positions at universities and university colleges and other positions with strict demands for scientific competence.
The PhD programme in Library and Information Science includes three core areas: Knowledge Organisation and Retrieval, Mediation of Literature and Culture, Libraries in Society and Literary Sociology. The main focus is on the relation between information systems, such as a physical and digital libraries, and the actually and potential users of the documents in the systems.More about aims and contents.
The programme consists of courses related to e.g. systems for knowledge organisation and retrieval, methods for the description and indexing of documents, peoples’ information seeking behaviour, mediation of contents from the system to users, information and cultural policies.
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Applicants must have completed a Norwegian or a recognized foreign education at a second degree level/master’s degree level in Library and Information Science or equivalent, e.g. informatics, media studies, documentation sciences, culture studies or literary sociology.
FactsPhD in Library and Information Science Continuous 180 ECTS 3 years, full time Pilestredet, Oslo Contact us for information. Contact us for information.
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The target group for the PhD programme is persons who want to qualify for research within the field of Library and information Science, teaching positions at universities and university colleges and other positions with strict demands for scientific competence.