Norwegian version

Current Research in Library and Information Science, PBIB9300

PhD course

This course will be dedicated to specific research traditions and approaches in library and information science (LIS), and their current applications. The focus will be on different theoretical or methodological themes each time the course is taught.

  • Application and admission

    Admission Requirements: The course is offered only to fellows who are admitted to PhD programs or equivalent.

    • External applicants use Søknadsweb ( (Search for OsloMet, then PhD courses, Faculty of Social Sciences,
    • Internal candidates use Studentweb ( and sign up themselves, or contact the PhD administration.

    Required attachments for the application:

    • External applicants must submit a summary of about one A4 page with information about their own PhD project and why this topic is considered relevant for their own project. The summary is uploaded to the Søknadsweb.
    • Internal candidates send the summary to the PhD administration.
  • Course period

    The course will be offered  at different times

  • Course content

    See the course description on

  • Course certificate

    Participants who have completed and passed  the course may obtain documentation themselves. You can order a transcript of grades on StudentWeb ( or it can be obtained from Vitnemålsportalen (vitnemå You can find more information about grade transcript and diploma ( on the student pages.

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