Category Archives: library

Engaging and supporting an Open Access scholarly community

It is always nice when something you have worked on for a while comes together. The University of Huddersfield Press Manager, Megan Taylor, asked me to co-author a paper based on her work on developing the processes and impact of … Continue reading

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Doing education right is not easy (or cheap)

I have been listening to an episode of Metric: the user experience design podcast that featured Dr Donna Lanclos talking about collecting personal information in the name of user experience. The podcast covered a lot of ground including discussing the notion of … Continue reading

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Ethnography Praxis in Public Organisations, Data and Spaces

The current issue of Weave – Journal of Library User Experience has a great article about the state of ethnography in libraries including some really useful thoughts on why there aren’t, but probably should be, more library ethnographers. You should definitely … Continue reading

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