• Libraries, Archives and Museums as Democratic Public Spaces in a Digital Age 

      Audunson, Ragnar Andreas; Andresen, Herbjørn; Fagerlid, Cicilie; Henningsen, Erik; Hobohm, Hans-Christoph; Jochumsen, Henrik; Larsen, Håkon; Vold, Tonje (Current Topics in Library and Information Practice;Libraries, Archives and Museums as Democratic Spaces in a Digital Age, Book; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      The research that will be presented in this book documents a seeming paradox: in spite of massive digitalization of our everyday lives, libraries, archives, and museums are heavily used as physical spaces and meeting ...
    • Public libraries as an infrastructure for a sustainable public sphere: A comprehensive review of research 

      Audunson, Ragnar Andreas; Aabø, Svanhild; Blomgren, Roger; Evjen, Sunniva; Jochumsen, Henrik; Larsen, Håkon; Rasmussen, Casper Havnegaard; Vårheim, Andreas; Johnston, Jamie; Koizumi, Masanori (Journal of Documentation;Volume 75, Issue 4, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-07-08)
      Purpose: The purpose of this research is to examine the shaping of public libraries as an infrastructure for a sustainable public sphere through a comprehensive literature review. Design/methodology/approach: In order to ...
    • Public libraries as public sphere institutions: A comparative study of perceptions of the public library’s role in six European countries 

      Audunson, Ragnar Andreas; Aabø, Svanhild; Blomgren, Roger; Hobohm, Hans Christoph; Jochumsen, Henrik; Khosrowjerdi, Mahmood; Mumenthaler, Rudolf; Schuldt, Karsten; Rasmussen, Casper Hvenegaard; Rydbeck, Kerstin; Toth, Mate; Vårheim, Andreas (Journal of Documentation;Publication date 26 September, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyze the role of public libraries as institutions underpinning a democratic public sphere as reasons legitimizing libraries compared to reasons that are more traditional and the ...