Birgitta Wallin

Faculty of Librarianship, Information, Education and IT (including The Swedish School of Library and Information Science)

Swedish School of Library and Information Science

Phone: 033-435 4356

Mobile: 0790-664782

E-mail: birgitta.wallin@hb.se

Room number: C424

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.

2020 ongoing research projet; Digital books - Public libraries position and role in a digital media landscape.

Researcher's publications in DiVA (Digitala Vetenskapliga Arkivet)

Title of Dissertation

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