Information for Social Change

Information for Social Change is an activist organisation that examines issues of censorship, freedom and ethics among library and information workers. ISC publishes its own journal, Information for Social Change (freely available online at See full list of my publications below.

Note – has been removed by it’s host, ISC papers, including all my papers below can be found at 

Archive(s) on

Most of my papers have been published in Information for Social Change over the years and can also be found in that journal’s stable table of issues shown above or see all issues on at A further archive of my incidental papers, dissertations, articles, chapters is also available on at

Cultural, Media, Literature related essays

For Cultural, Media, Literature related essays available online see my writing page.


  • Research grant: Arts & Humanities Research Board, 10/99.
  • University of Liverpool dissertation award 2000.
  • Award by MCB Press in recognition of research project, (for MA awarded by Liverpool John Moores University – Summer 2000.)

Books / Chapters

Also see the Web site of “Delivering E-Learning for Information Services in Higher Education” (Woodhouse Publishing 2005).

Informally Published Items

The following papers are also available on my collection at:

Journals / Professional Publications/ Zines

Short commentary

Other Library and Information related essays available online

The following papers are also available on my collection at:

Research Degree My research degree concerns skills requirements for educational technology  use among students studying in a distributed (mixed e-learning and class-based)  context. My research project title is: ‘What are the skills challenges faced  by students in the use of educational technology? Perceptions of undergraduate  students studying professional courses in a part-time, distributed study context.

Other PhD Papers:

Older Proposals