(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 https://journal.radicallibrarianship.org/index.php/journal/article/view/19
‘Implementing Kuali OLE at SOAS Library’ on Ariadne, 2015-06-29 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue74/barron
‘A radical publishing collective: the Journal of Radical Librarianship’ on In the library with the lead pipe, 2015-03-25 http://www.inthelibrarywiththeleadpipe.org/2015/a-radical-publishing-collective-the-journal-of-radical-librarianship/
(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 http://www.cilip.org.uk/sites/default/files/Beyond%20Information%20Matters%20-%20Simon%20Barron.pdf
‘Social cataloguing: a discussion on LibraryThing and Goodreads’ in Catalogue & Index, no. 171, 2013-06 http://www.cilip.org.uk/sites/default/files/documents/Catalogue%20and%20Index%20issue%20171%2C%20June%202013.pdf
‘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 http://www.editor.net/BWS/events/competition_winners.html
‘Google can’t be trusted with our books’ on The Guardian’s Comment is Free, 2011-04-26 http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2011/apr/26/google-books-videos
‘Why we need a UK National Digital Library’ in CILIP Update, 2011-03.
‘A social-networking success story’ in ORG Zine, 2011-02-09 zine.openrightsgroup.org/comment/2011/a-social-networking-success-story
‘Borrowing ebooks beyond a library’s walls’ on The Guardian’s Comment is Free, 2010-11-07 http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2010/nov/07/ebooks-library-borrowing
‘Foreword to Volume 421’ in Perigee: Publication for the Arts, no. 28 http://www.perigee-art.com/index-3.php
‘Eduard Aster and the Möbius Play’ in blankpages, no. 21 http://www.blankmediacollective.org/blankpages/issue_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 https://www.newscientist.com/blogs/culturelab/2009/12/flash-fiction-competition-winners.html
‘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.