Morten Hertzum
Department of Communication, University of Copenhagen


I am professor of information science at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and have a PhD in computer science. My research interests are within human-computer interaction (HCI), computer supported cooperative work (CSCW), information seeking, and healthcare informatics.


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Current projects [All]

Health Platform analyzes, compares, and facilitates the implementation and use of the Epic electronic health record in Denmark and Norway.

Participation and Learning in Library Makerspaces contributes cases and designs that explore, evolve, and evaluate makerspaces in public libraries.

Information Systems for Service Design investigates service designers’ information behavior and information needs to support the design of systems for service designers.

Recent publications [All]

Hertzum, M., and Hyldegård, J. (2019). Information Seeking Abroad: An Everyday-Life Study of International Students. Journal of Documentation, 75(6), 1298-1316. [DOI]

Hertzum, M., and Ellingsen, G. (2019). The Implementation of an Electronic Health Record: Comparing Preparations for Epic in Norway with Experiences from the UK and Denmark. International Journal of Medical Informatics, 129, 312-317. [DOI]