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Swedish School of Library and Information Science
2016
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Floppy disks and cd's

Preserving material while allowing for change

Preserving digital material over time is not always easy. The research project PERICLES contributes to solutions that will benefit society at large.

Lisa Given

Top researcher visited the university

This week, The SSLIS received a visit from Professor Lisa Given, president of the international professional organisation ASIS&T.


Served by quiet gossip – how comfortable can we be?

A more comfortable life is one of the main selling points of new technologies. But is there, in fact, a limit to how comfortable we can be?


New research on how refugees navigate the information landscape

To establish oneself in a new society requires a lot new information, but how a refugee finds information is so far an unexplored area.


New layout on the university website

During the summer the university website is undergoing a big change.


Systems that know language are better at finding information

Doctoral student Johan Eklund has trained computer systems so that they can better help us find information in large amounts of text.


Top marks for the university’s academic ceremony

On the 13th of May the University of Borås inaugurated three professors and conferred seven doctoral degrees.


The future’s workplaces – without colleagues?

Meet Katriina Byström, Professor in Library and Information Science at the University of Borås, who studies digital workplaces.


Can apps be prescribed like medicine?

So says Jan Nolin, researcher in Social Media at the University of Borås.