I give talks and presentations on libraries and information services, professional ethics and social justice issues, evidence-informed practice and information literacy education education (secondary, further and higher) and workplace contexts.

If you would like to invite me to speak at a conference or event, please feel free to email me to discuss specifics.

Keynotes and invited talks

Other talks and presentations





  • ‘Learning, Lending, Liberty: can school libraries be engines for youth citizenship?’ Developing information literacy policy and activity in Scotland panel – ECIL 2015, Tallinn, 20th October 2015
  • Radical research – Radical Librarians Collective Gathering, Huddersfield, 4th July 2015
  • “I think the only time I care about politics, is if it affects me or my family. If it
    doesn’t, I have no reason to care about it”: exploring young people’s political agency and the role of information literacy from a critical pedagogical perspective – CAPAL 2015, Ottawa, 1st June 2015





  • Talk on library cuts and closures as part of ‘Public Interest’ art exhibition. Golau Glau Exhibition, Test Space Leeds, 12th November 2011
  • Library Campaign Conference, University of London Union, 22nd October 2011. Plenary presentation about Save Doncaster Libraries campaign, workshop on media liaison
  • Panel member in Wellbeing Debate, Office for National Statistics and University of Leeds, 4th April 2011
  • ‘This meeting urges H.M. Government to maintain support for libraries, as an essential local education and information resource.’ Speaker for the resolution. West Yorkshire Federation of WIs, Pudsey Civic Hall, 31st March 2011



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