Masters theses that I currently supervise:
Eva Köhler Seddon – Eva is conducting a comparative study of marketing in academic libraries in Sweden and England to examine the relationship between different countries' financial situation and the marketing strategies adopted by academic libraries.
Examples of completed masters thesis:
Maria Nilsson and Marit Anteskog – Marit and Maria investigated the adoption of "RFID" within Swedish Public Libraries.
Eriksson and Anna Hagenwald – Kerstin and Anna were interested in Collection
Management policies where the aim of their study was to examine the term
balanced collection in relation to Swedish laws and the democratic assignment.
The title of their Thesis is:
Johanna Müntzing and Lena Hagberg – Johanna and Lena's thesis is titled: "The thesaurus as a companion - A comparative study of three search strategies and their influence on information retrieval results in bibliographic database". In this comparative study Johanna and Lena investigated which of the examined strategies scored the most effective in terms of precision and the extent to which same relevant documents were retrieved.
Nina Karlsson – Nina's investigation was about the sources and channels of information used by librarians in the process of selecting their automated library systems.
Katarina Engvert and Staffan Knutson – Katarina and Staffan investigated how the academic libraries in Sweden marketed their electronic journals and compared the situation found within the Swedish academic libraries with the situation at academic libraries in North America and the UK. An article written based on this thesis was presented at an IRMA (Information Resource Management Association) conference.
Hanna Söderlund and Jessica Lindström – With the title of thesis being “The in-house magazine – a user study at Volvo Information Technology”, Hanna and Jessica investigated how the organizational information is carried out through an in-house magazine, and identified its functions.