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.
PhD, Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2017)
MS, Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2010)
BS, 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. http://www.ceserp.com/cp-jour/index.php?journal=ijls
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
Casarosa, 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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