Morten Hertzum
Department of Information Studies, 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]

Participation and Learning in Library Makerspaces will contribute 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.

LabVis devises and evaluates more effective solutions for visualizing abnormal lab-test results for patients with chronic diseases.

Recent publications [All]

Haman, M., and Hertzum, M. (2019). Collaboration in a Distributed Research Program: Islands of Intensity in a Sea of Minimal Interaction. Journal of Documentation, 75(2), 334-348. [DOI]

Hertzum, M., and Simonsen, J. (2019). How Is Professionals’ Information Seeking Shaped by Workplace Procedures? A Study of Healthcare Clinicians. Information Processing & Management, 56(3), 624-636. [DOI]