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

Jutta Haider & Olof Sundin, 2019 Sep, (Accepted/In press) Understanding Media and Information Literacy (MIL) in the Digital Age: A question of Democracy. Carlsson, U. (ed.). Göteborg/Paris: University of Gothenburg and UNESCO

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

Jutta Haider, Olof Sundin & Andersson Schwarz, J., 2019, Plattformssamhället: Den digitala utvecklingens politik, innovation och reglering. Andersson Schwarz, J. & Larsson, S. (eds.). Stockholm: Fores, p. 90-113

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

Jutta Haider & Olof Sundin, 2019, London & New York : Routledge.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

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