Doctoral researcher at Birkbeck, University of London undertaking a PhD in the politics of open access. Information professional and radical librarian who has formerly worked as a Research Analyst at Jisc and completed an MA Information Studies at University of Brighton. Research interests include scholarly communication, open access, Wikipedia, and the politics of openness.

I am an editor for Journal of Radical Librarianship and was previously an administrator and moderator for Informed, where I started the LIS open access declaration. I worked as the Open Scholarship Community Liaison for Wikimania 2014 to help the open access and Wikimedian communities to work together.


Twitter: @lawsonstu

ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-1972-8953

ImpactStory: https://impactstory.org/u/0000-0002-1972-8953

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Wikipedia: User:Lawsonstu (over 7,000 edits to Wikimedia projects)

E-LIS open access repository: list of works


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