Olof Sundin


Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Information Studies


I am leading the research group ”Information practices: Communication, Culture and Society " at the Departments of Arts and Cultural Sciences. I am also a member of “The Network for Critical Information Literacy Research” as well as member of the permanent committee for “Information Seeking in Context” (ISIC). I am the project leader of “Encyclopedias in transformation and the forming of public knowledge” which is funded by Erik Philip-Sörensen foundation. I am a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for Journal of Documentation.

I also a member of the “The Linnaeus Centre for Research on Learning, Interaction and Mediated Communication in Contemporary Society” (LinCS) at University of Gothenburg and University of Borås. LinCS is a national centre of excellence funded by the Swedish Research Council (2006-cont.). Within the frame of LinCS am I project leader of "EXpertise, Authority and Control on the InterneT (EXACT): a study of the formation of source credibility in Web 2.0 environments for learning", which is funded by the Swedish Research Council.

Recent research outputs

Olof Sundin 2017 Nov 24

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Jutta Haider & Olof Sundin 2017 Apr 5 Stockholm : Internetstiftelsen. 43 p. (IIS Internetguide; no. 46)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Olof Sundin 2017 Mar 6 Big data - small meaning and global discourses. Kjellberg, S. & Moring, C. (eds.). Lund: The Department of Arts and Cultural Sciences, Lund University, 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapter

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