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Bibliotek- og informasjonsvitenskap

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.

Contents

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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Admission

Application deadline

Continuous application deadline.

Admission requirements

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.

Programme information

Facts

PhD 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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Academic coordinator:  Katriina Byström

Administrative coordinator: Birgit Abfalterer

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Career opportunities

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.

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