Liv Beathe BråthenAfter 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) www.denkulturelleskolesekken.no
“Fritt valg” – A quantitative study of young people’s use of libraries 2003-2004 www.bergen.folkebibl.no/prosjekter/frittvalg.html
Gi rom for lesing (Make Room for Reading) www.ls.no/lesing
“Jeg leser aldri – men jeg leser alltid” – A qualitative follow-up of “Fritt valg”. http://www.his.no
“La guttene lese i fred” (Let the boys read in peace) www.orland.kommune.no/?pageid=500002655&pubid=500003125
Lesestafetten – A reading relay race for young people 2001-2002 http://www.lesestafetten.no
Opening the book http://www.openingthebook.com
Troll i Ord – a 3-year national “signal” project 1997-2001 www.trolliord.org
Whichbook – Internet-based promotion of literature with emphasis on the user http://www.whichbook.net