Areas of Research:
Human-computer interaction; information retrieval; collaborative information retrieval; computer-supported cooperative work; online public access catalogs; evidence-informed policymaking; information literacy and instruction; user interface design.
Master of Science in Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA (May, 2010)
Bachelor's Degree in Library and Information Science, Makerere University, Uganda (2004)
Selected Publications, Papers and Presentations:
Lugya, F.K. and Weech, T. (2014). Library’s role in overcoming barriers
to information flow in East African community, International Journal of
Library Science, 13 (4), expected online by August 2014.
Fredrick Kiwuwa Lugya, (2014). What counts as a science and discipline in library and information science?, Library Review, Vol. 63 Iss: 1/2, http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?articleid=17108852
Fredrick Kiwuwa Lugya, (2014). Examining the incentives and motivations for research-based legislation in Uganda, Library Review, Vol. 63 Iss: 1/2, http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?articleid=17108817&show=html
V., A., L. Larson, F. K. Lugya, M. Seadle, A. M. Tammaro, & T.
Weech, (2013). “iSchools, Building on the Strengths Found in the
Convergence of Librarianship, Archival, and Museum Studies to Improve
the Education of Managing Digital Collections. An Overview and summary
of a Workshop presented at the iConference 2013, Fort Worth, Texas,
United States, https://ideals.illinois.edu/handle/2142/42574
Smith, B. N., Lugya, F. K., & Evans, C. (2013). Learning focused search in an online social network community. iConference 2013 Proceedings (pp. 1076-1080), https://www.ideals.illinois.edu/handle/2142/42530; doi:10.9776/13522, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m50RjEBtgzM
Lugya, F.K. (2011). The hidden forces that positively shape library consortia: addressing the gap between developed and developing countries. 3rd International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, National Hellenic Research Foundation, Athens, Greece.
Available at: http://dspace.mak.ac.ug/handle/123456789/1966
Lugya, F.K. & Mbawaki, I. (2011). Usability of Makula among Makerere University Library users: a case study, 3rd International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, National Hellenic Research Foundation, Athens, Greece.
Available at: http://dspace.mak.ac.ug/handle/123456789/1967
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