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(With Andrew Preater) ‘Critical systems librarianship’ in Nicholson, K. P., and Seale, M., eds., The politics of theory and the practice of critical librarianship. Library Juice Press, 2018, pp. 87-113.

(With Karine Larose) ‘How white is your UX practice?: inclusion and diversity in critical UX research’ in Priestner, A., ed., User experience in libraries: yearbook 2017. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2017, pp. 23-33.

(With Ian Clark, Rebecca Jones, Sarah-Louise McDonald, and Lauren Smith) ‘Radical Librarians Collective Gathering 2016, Brighton’ in Journal of radical librarianship, v. 3, pp. 4-13, 2017-03

‘Implementing Kuali OLE at SOAS Library’ on Ariadne, 2015-06-29

‘A radical publishing collective: the Journal of Radical Librarianship’ on In the library with the lead pipe, 2015-03-25

(With Linda-Jean Schneider) ‘The hybrid librarian/systems specialist’ in Schopflin, K., ed., A handbook for coporate information professionals. London: Facet Publishing, 2014.

‘Rise of the cyborgs: the growth of librarian-IT hybrids’ in Cilip Umbrella Conference 2013 Conference Proceedings

‘Social cataloguing: a discussion on LibraryThing and Goodreads’ in Catalogue & Index, no. 171, 2013-06

‘Five go to Chicago’ in CILIP Update, 2012-11.

‘Lost in Paradise: the Total Library as mirror of reality’ in Panlibus, no. 22, 2011.

‘The Man Who Described the Universe’ for the British Wittgenstein Society, 2011-07

‘Google can’t be trusted with our books’ on The Guardian’s Comment is Free, 2011-04-26

‘Why we need a UK National Digital Library’ in CILIP Update, 2011-03.

‘A social-networking success story’ in ORG Zine, 2011-02-09

‘Borrowing ebooks beyond a library’s walls’ on The Guardian’s Comment is Free, 2010-11-07

‘Foreword to Volume 421’ in Perigee: Publication for the Arts, no. 28

‘Eduard Aster and the Möbius Play’ in blankpages, no. 21

‘Last Orders’ in First Edition Magazine, no. 10.

‘Body Search’ in New Scientist 2739 – winner of the New Scientist flash fiction competition judged by Stephen Baxter


(With Claudia Mendias) ‘New directions for discovery services’ presented at OCLC EMEA Regional Council Meeting 2018 in Edinburgh, UK on 2018-02-21.

‘cosmic autumn rebellion: digital privacy and libraries’ presentation delivered at NLPN Info 2017 on 2017-11-18.

‘opening the black box: ethical issues in systems librarianship’ presentation delivered to City University London LIS students on 2017-02-06.

‘rebel, rebel…: an outsider’s approach to management’ presentation delivered to UCL Department of Information Studies students on 2016-01-19.

Using Free and Open Source Software to open data‘ presentation delivered at Internet Librarian International 2015 on 2015-10-20.

UX in libraries: designing library systems for library users‘ presentation delivered to UCL Department of Information Studies students on 2015-03-09 and to City University London LIS students on 2015-03-16.

Digital librarianship: the life of a systems librarian‘ presentation delivered at the BIALL/SLA Europe/CLSIG Graduate Open Day on 2014-04-10.

‘An introduction to digital librarianship’ presentation delivered at University of East London training event on 2013-09-13 and at a Manchester New Library Professionals Network event on 2013-10-19.

Rise of the cyborgs: the growth of librarian-IT hybrids‘ presentation delivered at CILIP’s Umbrella Conference 2013 on 2013-07-02.

Digital librarianship‘ presentation delivered at the BIALL/CLSIG/SLA Europe Open Day on 2013-04-18.

60 apps and sites in 60 minutes‘ presentation delivered with Anneli Sarkanen for SLA Europe on 2013-03-19.

The fundamental interconnectedness of all things: the impact of networked knowledge systems on cataloguing‘ delivered at the CILIP Cataloguing and Indexing Group Conference 2012 on 2012-09-10.

E-resources for Dummies‘ presentation delivered at the first event of the Manchester New Library Professionals Network on 2012-06-30.

Making our voices heard‘ workshop on communication and the media delivered with Ian Anstice at the CILIP in Wales Conference on 2012-05-18.

Have you tried logging out and then in again?‘ workshop on e-resource work in libraries delivered with Abby Barker at the CILIP New Professionals Day on 2012-05-11.

Voices for the Library and the campaign for public libraries‘ presentation delivered to MMU librarianship postgraduate students on 2011-11-23.

‘Getting involved: activism for new professionals’ workshop delivered with Alice Halsey at the CILIP New Professionals Conference on 2011-06-20.

The Tragedy of the Mundaneum‘ presentation delivered at the CILIP Library and Information History Group Conference on 2011-05-25.