Isto Huvila

Short Description

Prof Dr Isto Huvila is professor in Information Studies and an expert in information and knowledge management as well as information behaviour.

Selected Publications

Huvila, Isto (2016): Change and stability in archives, libraries and museums: mapping professional experience in Sweden. In: information research, vol. 21, 1.

Börjesson, L.; Petersson, B.; Huvila, I. (2015): Information Policy for (Digital) Information in Archaeology: current state and suggestions for development. In: Internet Archaeology, 40.

Huvila, Isto (2015): The unbearable lightness of participating? Revisiting the discourses of participation in archival literature. In: Journal of Documentation, 71, P. 358-386.

Huvila, Isto (2013): Library users come to a library to find books: the structuration of the library as a soft information system. In: Journal of Documentation, 69, P. 715-735.

Huvila, Isto (2008): Participatory archive: towards decentralised curation, radical user orientation and broader contextualisation of records management. In: Archival Science, 8, P. 15-36.


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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No. 764859.