Norwegian version
Ragnar Andreas Audunson

Ragnar Andreas Audunson

Fields of study

Academic disciplines

Information policy

Subject areas

Multiculturalism   Library and information politics   Knowledge Management   Social capital   Meeting places   Public libraries

Research projects

  • Political Dynamics of the Cultural Sector (POLYCUL)

    This project depart from the hypothesis that explanations for developments in cultural policy, and in particular its failure to realize programmatic goals, are found in the dynamics of interest-based politics that at work in the cultural sector.

Scientific publications

Bjørklund, Beate; Audunson, Ragnar Andreas (2021). Qualification requirements in Norwegian public libraries - an analysis of job advertisements. Information research . Vol. 26.

Johnston, Jamie; Pálsdóttir, Ágústa; Mierzecka, Anna; Audunson, Ragnar Andreas; Hobohm, Hans-Christoph; Rydbeck, Kerstin; Toth, Mate; Hvenegaard Rasmussen, Casper; Jochumsen, Henrik; Khosrowjerdi, Mahmood; Evjen, Sunniva (2021). Public librarians' perception of their professional role and the library's role in supporting the public sphere: a multi-country comparison. Journal of Documentation .

Audunson, Ragnar Andreas; Hobohm, Hans-Christoph; Tóth, Máté (2020). LAM-professionals and the Public Sphere. Audunson, Ragnar Andreas; Andresen, Herbjørn; Fagerlid, Cicilie; Henningsen, Erik; Hobohm, Hans-Christoph; Jochumsen, Henrik; Larsen, Håkon; Vold, Tonje (Ed.). Libraries, Archives and Museums as Democratic Public Spaces in a Digital Age. Chapter 8. p. 165-184. De Gruyter Saur.
https://www.degruyter.com/view/title/543672?langua...

Audunson, Ragnar Andreas; Andresen, Herbjørn; Fagerlid, Cicilie; Henningsen, Erik; Hobohm, Hans-Christoph; Jochumsen, Henrik; Larsen, Håkon (2020). Introduction – Physical Places and Virtual Spaces: Libraries, Archives and Museums in a Digital Age. Audunson, Ragnar Andreas; Andresen, Herbjørn; Fagerlid, Cicilie; Henningsen, Erik; Hobohm, Hans-Christoph; Jochumsen, Henrik; Larsen, Håkon; Vold, Tonje (Ed.). Libraries, Archives and Museums as Democratic Public Spaces in a Digital Age. Kapittel 1. p. 1-22. De Gruyter Saur.
https://www.degruyter.com/view/book/9783110636628/...

Audunson, Ragnar Andreas; Andresen, Herbjørn; Fagerlid, Cicilie; Henningsen, Erik; Hobohm, Hans-Christoph; Jochumsen, Henrik; Larsen, Håkon; Vold, Tonje (2020). Libraries, Archives and Museums as Democratic Public Spaces in a Digital Age. ISBN: 978-3-11-063662-8. 370 p. De Gruyter Saur.
https://www.degruyter.com/view/title/543672?tab_bo...

Audunson, Ragnar Andreas; Hobohm, Hans-Christoph; Tóth, Máté (2019). ALM in the public sphere: How do archivists, librarians and museum professionals conceive the respective roles of their institutions in the public sphere?. Information research . Vol. 24.
http://InformationR.net/ir/24-4/colis/colis1917.ht...

Audunson, Ragnar Andreas; Aabø, Svanhild; Blomgren, Roger; Hobohm, Hans Christoph; Jochumsen, Henrik; Khosrowjerdi, Mahmood; Mumenthaler, Rudolf; Schuldt, Karsten; Rasmussen, Casper Hvenegaard; Rydbeck, Kerstin; Tóth, Máté; Vårheim, Andreas (2019). Public libraries as public sphere institutions A comparative study of perceptions of the public library’s role in six European countries. Journal of Documentation . Vol. 75.
https://hdl.handle.net/10037/16296

Audunson, Ragnar Andreas; Aabø, Svanhild; Blomgren, Roger; Evjen, Sunniva; Jochumsen, Henrik; Larsen, Håkon; Rasmussen, Casper Havnegaard; Vårheim, Andreas; Johnston, Jamie; Koizumi, Masanori (2019). Public libraries as an infrastructure for a sustainable public sphere: A comprehensive review of research. Journal of Documentation . Vol. 75.
https://hdl.handle.net/10037/17847

Audunson, Ragnar Andreas (2018). Do We Need a New Approach to Library and Information Science?. Bibliothek Forschung und Praxis . Vol. 42.

Audunson, Ragnar Andreas; Aabø, Svanhild; Andersen, Jack; Evjen, Sunniva; Jochumsen, Henrik; Koizumi, M; Widdersheim, M.M. (2017). Libraries as an Infrastructure for a Sustainable Public Sphere in a Digital Age. Sterzer, Wjatscheslaw (Ed.). iConference 2017 Proceedings: Effect, expand, evolve: Global collabaration across the information community. Sessions for Interaction and Engagement Descriptions. p. 928-931.

Johnston, Jamie; Audunson, Ragnar Andreas (2017). Supporting immigrants' political integration through discussion and debate in public libraries. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science . Vol. 51.

Audunson, Ragnar Andreas; Evjen, Sunniva (2017). The public library: an arena for an enlightened and rational public sphere? The case of Norway. Information research . Vol. 22.
http://www.informationr.net/ir/22-1/colis/colis164...

Andersen, Jack; Audunson, Ragnar Andreas; Aabø, Svanhild; Francke, Helena; Jochumsen, Henrik; Kristiansson, Michael (2016). Partnership with society - a social and cultural approach to iSchool-research. Lin, Xia; Khoo, Michael (Ed.). iConference 2016 Proceedings: Partnership with Society. Sessions for Interaction and Engagement Descriptions.

Audunson, Ragnar Andreas (2016). Nordens viktigste bibliotekforsker siden 1990-tallet? Et forskningsbasert grunnlag for refleksjon om bibliotekets legitimitet. Nordisk Tidsskrift for informationsvitenskab- og kulturformidling . Vol. 5.

Audunson, Ragnar Andreas; Shuva, Nafiz (2016). Digital Library Education in Europe: A Survey. Sage Open . Vol. 6.

Aabø, Svanhild; Audunson, Ragnar Andreas (2016). Public libraries as tools for Democracy. Blanchard, Fanny (Ed.). Information Libraries Democracy: Proceedings of the 24th BOBCATSSS Conference, 27-29 January, Lyon, France. Papers. p. 10-20.
http://bobcatsss2016.com/acts-proceedings/

Vakkari, Pertti; Aabø, Svanhild; Audunson, Ragnar Andreas; Huysmans, Frank; Kwon, Nahyun; oomes, marjolein; Sin, Sei-Ching Joanna (2016). Patterns of perceived public library outcomes in five countries. Journal of Documentation . Vol. 72.
http://hdl.handle.net/10642/3528

Audunson, Ragnar Andreas (2015). Bibliotekarene - en profesjon under press? Institusjonalisering, deinstitusjonalisering og reinstitusjonalisering av et profesjonelt felt. Audunson, Ragnar Andreas (Ed.). Samle, formidle, dele: 75 år med bibliotekarutdanning. 2. p. 47-71. ABM-media AS.
http://hdl.handle.net/10642/3080

Audunson, Ragnar Andreas; Gjestrum, Liv (2015). Bibliotek- og informasjonsfaglig utdanning: Fra etatsskole til iSchool. Audunson, Ragnar Andreas (Ed.). Samle, formidle, dele: 75 år med bibliotekarutdanning. Kapittel. p. 11-46. ABM-media AS.
http://hdl.handle.net/10642/2878

Audunson, Ragnar Andreas (2015). Samle, formidle, dele: 75 år med bibliotekarutdanning. ISBN: 9788293298120. 178 p. ABM-media AS.

Nafiz Zaman, Shuva; Audunson, Ragnar Andreas (2014). Curriculum contents of digital library education in Europe. Chakraborty, Sumit; Das, Anup Kumar (Ed.). Collaboration in International and Comparative Librarianship. 22. p. 273-296. IGI Global.

Vakkari, Pertti; Aabø, Svanhild; Audunson, Ragnar Andreas; Huysmans, Frank; oomes, marjolein (2014). Perceived outcomes of public libraries in Finland, Norway and the Netherlands. Journal of Documentation . Vol. 70.
http://hdl.handle.net/10642/2317

Audunson, Ragnar Andreas; Aabø, Svanhild (2013). From collections to connections: building a revised platform for library and information science. Information research . Vol. 18.
http://informationr.net/ir/18-3/colis/paperC29.htm...

Audunson, Ragnar Andreas; Aabø, Svanhild (2013). Biblioteket som motor i å skape lokalsamfunn med sammenhengskraft i en flerkulturell storbykontekst. Nordisk Tidsskrift for informationsvitenskab- og kulturformidling . Vol. 2.
http://www.ntik.dk/2013/Nr1/Audunson.pdf

Toth, Mate; Audunson, Ragnar Andreas (2012). Websites for booklovers as meeting places. Library hi tech . Vol. 30.
http://hdl.handle.net/10642/1809

Aabø, Svanhild; Audunson, Ragnar Andreas (2012). Use of library space and the library as place. Library & Information Science Research . Vol. 34.

Audunson, Ragnar Andreas (2011). Krysspeilinger: Perspektiver på bibliotek- og informasjonsvitenskap. ISBN: 9788299793254. 225 p. ABM-media AS.

Audunson, Ragnar Andreas; Essmat, Sophie; Aabø, Svanhild (2011). Public libraries: A meeting place for immigrant women?. Library & Information Science Research . Vol. 33.
http://hdl.handle.net/10642/802

Aabø, Svanhild; Audunson, Ragnar Andreas; Vårheim, Andreas (2010). How do public libraries function as meeting places?. Library & Information Science Research . Vol. 32.
http://hdl.handle.net/10037/3099

Aabø, Svanhild; Audunson, Ragnar Andreas (2010). The Library as a Meeting Place in Different Urban Communities. City Life and Library Service. Library and Community Well-Being. p. 189-201.





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