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Paul Thure Hallberg, Swedish library director. Member Royal Society Arts and Sciences Göteborg, National Bibliographic Council, Scandinavian Federation Research Library. Associates (secretary 1966-1969, steering committee 1979-1984), Research Library. Society Finland (correspondent).


Hallberg, Paul Thure was born on December 10, 1931 in Göteborg, Sweden. Son of Seth Severin and Eva Sofia Armida (Theorell) Hallberg.


Gothenburg University and Yale University, United States of America. Of numerous books and articles on bibliography and librarianship. Leisure interests: music and country cottage.

Address: Gothenburg University Library, Post Office Box 5096, S-402 22 Gothenburg (Office).


Teaching fellow Yale University, New Haven, 1955-1956. Assistant teacher English department Göteborg University, 1958-1959, librarian, 1960-1968, head department, 1968-1977, director library, since 1977. Member steering committee NORDINFO, 1986-1988.

Chairman Swedish Cataloging Committee, 1979-1985. Chairman steering group Swedish LIBRIS Systems, since 1992. Member standing committee acquis. and exchange section International Federation of Library Associations, 1977-1985, university libraries and other general research libraries section, 1985-1993, secretary, 1985-1989.


  • Other Work

    • Author and editor of numerous books and articles on bibliography and librarianship.


Board 1979-1984; and Librarian, Royal Society of Arts and Sciences in Gothenburg since 1977. National Bibliographic Council since 1983. Of Board NORDINFO (Nordic Council for Scientific Information and Research Libraries) 1986-1988.

Standing Committee, Institute Federation Library Associations and Instituts, Section on Acquisition and Exchange 1977-1985, member Standing Committee, Section of University Libraries and other General Research Libraries since 1985, Secretary 1985-1989.

  • Royal Society Arts and Scis. G+

  • National Bibliographic Council

  • Scandinavian Federation Research Libr. Associates (secretary 1966-69, steering committee 1979-84)

    1966 - 1969

  • Research Libr. Society Finland (correspondent).


  • Other Interests

    Music and country cottage.


Married Anna Elisabeth Löfgren, June 21, 1958. 1 child, Olof.

Seth Severin Hallberg

Eva Sofia Armida (Theorell) Hallberg

Anna Elisabeth Löfgren

Olof Hallberg