• August 2016 – UX Testing for Beginners: Tools, tests and tricks for optimizing your site, WordCamp YVR.
  • May 2012 – Alternate paths to information: Enabling opportunistic discovery among novice searchers, Serendipity, Chance and Opportunity in Information Discovery (SCORE) workshop in Montreal, PQ.
  • November 2010 – Exploratory Search, seminar for Libr 558 (UBC)
  • May 2010 – Exploring Visual Representation in Document Surrogates, talk at the Connections 2010 conference
  • Mar 2010 – eInforming the Public research project overview, DiiG open house
  • Nov 2009 – Introduction to Grounded Theory, lecture for LIBR505 (UBC)
  • Oct 2009 – Defining perspectives on knowledge organization: from two kinds of power to sorting things out, presentation for Libr 610 (UBC)


  • Freund, L & Berzowska, J (2010). The Goldilocks Effect: Task-Centred Assessments of E-Government Information. Proceedings of the 73rd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science. Available from ASIS&T.


  • Berzowska, J., & Freund, L. (2012, May). A task framework for digital government. Presented at the 2012 GRAND conference, Montreal, PQ.
  • Berzowska, J. (2011, June). Information organization in online bookstores: a human-centered perspective. Presented at the 2011 North American Symposium on Knowledge Organization, Toronto, ON.
  • Berzowska, J., Read, K., & Freund, L. (2011, May). Emerging Genres in Online News. Presented at the 2011 GRAND conference, Vancouver, BC.
  • Freund, L., Berzowska, J., Lee, J., Read, K., & Schiller, H. (2011, February). Digging into Digg: Genres of online news. Proceedings of the 2011 iConference (pp. 674-675). Presented at the iConference ’11, Seattle, WA: ACM.
  • Freund, L., Berzowska, J., & Hopton, L. (2011, June). E-Informing the Public: Communicative Intents in the Production of Online Government Information. Proceedings of the 2011 joint conference on Digital Libraries. Presented at JCDL 2011, Ottawa, ON: ACM.

Professional Affiliations

  • Information Architecture Institute
  • International Society for Knowledge Organization