Luanne Freund

Associate Professor
School of Library, Archival and Information Studies
University of British Columbia

Fields of interest:

Information retrieval, human computer interaction, human information interaction, online reading, information behavior, digital document genres, workplace information practices, Library and Information Science education

Recent publications:

(2016) Freund, L., Kopak, R. & O’Brien, H.L. The effects of textual environment on reading comprehension: implications for searching as learning. The Journal of Information Science, 42(1), 79-93.

(2016)   Freund, L. & Toms, E.G. Interacting with archival finding aids. Journal of the American Society of Information Science and Technology. 67(4), 994-1008.

(2015)   Freund, L. Contextualizing the Information Seeking Behaviour of Software Engineers. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. 66(8), 1594-1605.

(2014) Wildemuth, B.W., Freund, L. & Toms, E.G. Untangling search task complexity and difficulty in the context of interactive information retrieval studies. Journal of Documentation. 70(6), 1118 – 1140.