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Birgitta Wallin

Birgitta Wallin


Swedish School of Library and Information Science

Phone: 033-4354356

E-mail: birgitta.wallin@hb.se

Room number: D410

Signature: BIWA

I am a lecturer and researcher in the research area of Library and information science and my dissertation; Selling and lending e-books: changes in the Swedish literary field (2019), deals with e-books in Sweden, with a focus on public libraries and booksellers.

I started my employment as a lecturer at the University of Borås in 2010. My areas are strategic communication, information products and digital libraries. 

I have a journalist degree from Göteborg University, a MA in English from Växjö  and a MSc in Library and information science from the Swedish school of library and information science.

Between 2013-2017 I have been working in a research project on e-books, which was funded by the Swedish Research Council. Books on Screens. Players in the Swedish e-book market, is published by Nordicom, Gothenburg University, in October 2017.

Title of Dissertation

Selling and lending e-books: Changes in the Swedish literary field (2019)