Olof Sundin

Professor, PhD

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Information Studies


  • digital cultures, algorithms, media and information literacy, search engines, search, trust, misinformation, disinformation


My research interests concern the configuration of information in contemporary society in relation to literacies and practices of information. I am leading the research group ”Information practices: Communication, Culture and Society " at the Departments of Arts and Cultural Sciences. I am a member of the permanent committee for “Information Seeking in Context” (ISIC) and I am a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for Journal of Documentation. Currently, I work with the research project "Algorithms and Literacies: Young people's understanding and society's expectations", funded by the Swedish Research Council, and I lead the research theme "In Search of Search and its Engines at the Pufendorf Institute.

Recent research outputs

Dirk Lewandowski, Jutta Haider & Olof Sundin, 2021 May 25, Sydsvenskan.

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Olof Sundin & Jutta Haider, 2021 Mar 26, Biblioteksbladet.

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