Fredrick Kiwuwa Lugya

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)

Research focus

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.

Publications & Papers

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