Hustad is responsible for library operations at the Institute for Social Research. He graduated as a librarian at the Oslo and Akershus University College (1996), and has a certificate of completed apprenticeship from the printing industry. As librarian at the institute since 1996, he has worked with researchers at both the institute and NOVA.
After the introduction of the Current Research Information System in Norway (CRIStin), Hustad has been responsible for the institute's annual report to the Norwegian Scientific Index (NVI) and the access to research on our website. He is engaged in research dissemination and publication, and currently participates in the work on a new web solution at the institute. In addition, he is responsible for the reception and telephone switchboard.