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(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.

(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


‘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.