Liv Beathe Bråthen

After qualifying as a librarian in 1995, Liv Beathe Bråthen worked in public libraries, mainly with children and young people as her particular target group.

In the year 2000 she took up a position as adviser at the Norwegian Archive, Library and Museum Authority, where her special area is library promotion of literature.

She is co-author of “A Lexicon of Children’s Writers”, published in 2003.


Bokåpnerne (The book openers)

Den kulturelle skolesekken (National Programme for Arts and Culture in Education)

“Fritt valg” – A quantitative study of young people’s use of libraries 2003-2004

Gi rom for lesing (Make Room for Reading)

“Jeg leser aldri – men jeg leser alltid” – A qualitative follow-up of “Fritt valg”.

“La guttene lese i fred” (Let the boys read in peace)

Lesestafetten – A reading relay race for young people 2001-2002

Opening the book

Troll i Ord – a 3-year national “signal” project 1997-2001

Whichbook – Internet-based promotion of literature with emphasis on the user