Ragnar Andreas Audunson

Ragnar Andreas Audunson is professor in library and information science at Oslo University College, Faculty of Journalism, Library and Information Science. He holds a doctoral degree in political science from Oslo University on a dissertation analysing change processes in public libraries. At the moment he is directing a research project on the potential of public libraries in promoting social cohesion and integration in multicultural and digital societies (PLACE - Public Libraries, Arenas for Citizenship. He was chairman in EUCLID (The European Association for Library and Information Science and Research between from 2003 til 2008 and is at present chair of IFLAs standing committee on library theory and research.