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Library and Information Science

PhD

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.

  • Application Procedures and Admission Requirements

    Admission to this PhD programme is continuous. To apply you need a five-year master's degree or equivalent in Library and Information Science or equivalent, e.g. informatics, media studies, documentation sciences, culture studies or literary sociology.

    Detailed information about admission (ansatt.oslomet.no).

  • About the Programme

    This PhD programme 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 actual and potential users of the documents in the systems.

    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.

  • Programme Description

    For more information about this PhD programme, take a look at the programme description (student.oslomet.no).

  • Career

    With a PhD in Library and Information Science, you will be qualified for research within this field, teaching positions at universities and university colleges and other positions with strict demands for scientific competence.

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