- Improving practices. Statistical standards in global libraries. Paper for IFLA in Singapore, August 17-22. Homepage.
- African libraries as centers of elearning. Paper for IFLA in Helsinki, August 11-17
- Indicators without customers. Paper for IFLA satellite in Turku, August 7-8. See PL 31/12: Indicators at IFLA.
- Students at work: Traffic observation in academic libraries. Paper for SCECSAL in Nairobi, June 4-8
- How Much is Much?: a Conceptual Study of Web Traffic. Liber Quarterly. The Journal of European Research Libraries, vol. 21 (2012), no. 2
- Digital training supports the social integration of immigrants in Norway. Paper for the IFLA 2011 IL Multiculturality Joint Session
- Working with indicators. A statistical framework for analysing public libraries.
- Private lives and public libraries. A quantitative approach to the study of user behavior. A paper for Libraries Plus: Adding Value in the Cultural Community. 8th Northumbria International Conference on Performance Measurement in Libraries and Information Services (PM8), Florence, August 17-20. NOW REVISED AS 2010 (1).
- How to win friends and influence decisions. A statistical framework for analysing public libraries. Paper for Libraries Plus: Adding Value in the Cultural Community. 8th Northumbria International Conference on Performance Measurement in Libraries and Information Services (PM8), Florence, August 17-20. NOW REVISED AS 2011 (2)
- Big change. Learning and teaching in a digital world. Paper for the conference Libraries and their clients: free or fee services supporting social communication in digital era / Biblioteki i ich klienci: między płatnym a bezpłatnym komunikowaniem się w erze zasobów cyfrowych i sieci. Jagiellonian University, Kraków, 1st-2nd June, 2009
- How much is much? Developing and interpreting national library visitor statistics. Paper for IFLA in Quebec. PPT version. French version: How much is much? Développement et interprétation des statistiques de fréquentation de la Bibliothèque nationale. NOW REVISED AS 2012 (3)
- Count the traffic. Paper for IFLA in Quebec. PPT version*.
- Librarians in the knowledge economy. Workshop at the 16th BOBCATSSS Symposium, Zadar, January 28-30.
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- Public libraries in the Norwegian reference market, New Library World, Vol. 108 Iss: 9/10, pp.396 – 406. Abstract.
- Also in Competition and marketing: Public libraries in the Norwegian reference market. In: Marketing of information services. Proceedings, 15th BOBCATSSS Symposium, Prague, January 29-31, p. 170-179.
- The proper use of public money. An improved measure of productivity in public libraries based on Norwegian statistics (Word). Paper for the 7th Northumbria International Conference on Performance Measurement in Libraries and Information Services, Spier Wine Estate, Stellenbosch, South Africa, August 13-16, 2007.
- Comparing libraries. From official statistics to effective strategies. In Management, marketing and promotion of library services based on statistics, analyses and evaluation / edited by Trine Kolderup Flaten. Munchen : Saur. (= IFLA publications).
- A poem lovely as a tree? Virtual reference questions in Norwegian public libraries. / In New frontiers in library research, Scarecrow Press, 2005.
- Enter the dragon. From print to web in library education. In Kocojowa, Maria (ed.). Przestrzen informacji i komuniukacji spolecznej [The area of information and social communication]. Krakow: Jagiellonian University Press, p. o280-288.
- Czy wystarczy miejsca dla bibliotek? Funkcje biblioteki w sieciowym swiecie [Wide enough for libraries? The library function in a web-based world.]. In Kocojowa, Maria (ed.). Professional information on the internet / Profesjonalna informacja w internecie. Krakow: Jagiellonian University Press, p. 13-25.
- Why do you ask? Reference statistics for library planning, Performance measurement and metrics, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 28-37. [Contains first half of no. 1, 2002)]
- Why is quality control so hard? Paper for IFLA Library Theory and Research Section, Berlin 2003.
- Bozena Rasmussen and Tord Høivik. Library innovation is hard work. Paper for IFLA Genealogy and Local History Section, Berlin. French version: Le travail d’innovation en bibliothèque n’est pas une chose facile: leçons d’une étude de cas norvégienne.
- Why do you ask? Reference statistics for library planning, Paper for IFLA Statistics section, Glasgow, 2002. – 55 p.
- Sink, swim or surf : the future of reference work in Norwegian public libraries/ In Beaulieu, Micheline ; Davenport, Elisabeth ; Pors, Niels Ole. Library and information studies : Research and professional practice. London : Taylor Graham, 1997, pp. 44-60.
- Digital lib: a Norwegian agenda for library research. Paper for IFLA Plenary Session, Beijing, 1996. Published as “Digital lib : een economische dagorde voor bibliotheekonderzoek” in Bibliotheek- en archiefgids – Vlaamse vereniging voor bibliotheek-, archief-, en documentatiewezen, 1996, vol. 72, no 6, pp. 243-252.
- Desperately searching LISA: talking about libraries in the semiotic era. In Proceedings, The 1st British-Nordic Conference on Library and Information Studies, 22-24 May. Copenhagen, Royal Library School, pp. 75-80.
- Library frontiers – old and new. The Norwegian Library Association, Bibliotekforum, nr. 6, 2005, p. 24-25
- Who goes to IFLA? The social selection of IFLA participants, Bibliotekforum, nr. 6, 2005, p. 50-51
- Skilful means: some practical ideas for institutional development, Future, III, 1994, p. 22-25.
PROFESSIONAL ARTICLES BEFORE 1985
- Peace research and scioence: A discussion paper. Journal of peace research, vol. 20, pp. 261-270.
- Computers and conflict: a feasibility study for the United Nations University of an international database on war and violent conflict. Oslo: PRIO. – 71 pp.
- (with Solveig Aas). Demilitarization in Costa Rica : a farewell to arms? Journal of peace research. Vol. 18, no. 4, p. 333-351.
- (with Turid Heiberg) Center-periphery tourism and self-reliance, International social science journal, XXXII (1980), no. 1, pp. 69-90
- Information technology and peace research, In Unesco yearbook on peace and conflict studies 1980. Paris: Unesco, 1981, pp. 3-13.
- (with Nils Petter Gleditsch) “Best” interaction models., Quality and quantity, vol,. XII (1978), no. 1, pp. 299-329
- The Lorenz curve as a research tool. Journal of peace research. Vol. 14, no. 4. P. 275-284.
- The demography of structural violence. Journal of peace research. Vol. 14, no. 1. P. 59-73.
- The development of Romania: A cohort study. Journal of peace research. Vol. 11), no. 4. P. 281-296.
- Three approaches to exploitation: Markets, products, and communitires. Journal of peace research. Vol. 9 (1972), no. 3. P. 261-270.
- Social inequality – the main issues. Journal of peace research. Vol. 8 (1971), no. 2. P. 119-142.
- On the methodology of peace research, Journal of peace research. Vol. 8 (1971), no. 3-4. P. 299-303.
- (with Johan Galtung) Structural and direct violence. a note on operationalization. Journal of peace research. Vol. 8 (1971), no. 2. P. 73-76.
- (with Nils Petter Gleditsch) Simulating structural parameters of graphs: First results. Quality and quantity, vol. 5 (1971), no. 1, pp. 224-227.
- Intellectual goods – private or public? Proceedings of the 21st Pugwash conference on science and world affairs, 1971, s. 236-240.
- (with Nils Petter Gleditsch) Structural parameters of graphs: A theoretical investigation. Quality and quantity, vol. 4 (1970), no. 1, pp. 193-209.