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Miss Kate Freedman Name: Miss Kate Freedman
Senior Librarian, LARS
+613 9953 3536
Organisational Area
Library Academic and Research Services (LARS)
Building 420 - The Mary Glowrey Building (115 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy VIC 3065)-Ground-Room 420.G.45
Biographical Information

Kate Freedman is the Senior Librarian with Liasion responsibilitites for Law at the Melbourne Campus.

Kate has been a Librarian for 10 years with 4 of those being as a Law Librarian.

Kate has a degree in Commerce (Information Management and Marketing) as well as postgraduate degrees in Business Information Systems and Library Information Science.

Originally from Perth, Kate's research interests are in social media and libraries, social media and the law and legal information literacy.

She has previously worked at La Trobe University, Murdoch University and the State Library of Western Australia.


Freedman, K and Jelley, R, 2017, "Searching for Hector and Jane: Legal Information Literacy for first year Law students" The Australian Law Librarian Journal, Volume 25 (2) pp. 70-71.

Freedman, K and "There and back again: a story of how an idea grew beyond expectations" ALIA National Conference 2014, Melbourne, Victoria.

Freedman, K and Wandering Wirelessly Over the Ditch: A Professional Development Collaboration" LIANZA Conference 2013, Hamilton, New Zealand

Freedman, K, Morey, R and Wiese, K, "Embracing the new at La Trobe University" ALIA New Librarians' Symposium 2011, Perth, Western Australia.

Freedman, K and Doessel N, "How to write a paper in 140 characters or less: Social media for professional development" ALIA Information Online 15th Conference and Exhibition 2011, Sydney, NSW.

Professional Memberships

ALLA 2018 Conference Organising Committee


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