influencing government policy

Yesterday I attended an event at my university, Birkbeck, called ‘Influencing Parliament and the policy process’. The main speaker was from Parliament’s outreach service and it was about how researchers can engage with the policy-making processes of Parliament and government in order to amplify the reach of their research. There was a wealth of useful […]

working in the open: software

Last night’s #radlibchat – a Twitter chat where we discuss issues in librarianship, prompted by a particular article – was about free and open source software (FOSS) and its relation to libraries (based on Gabriella Coleman’s article ‘Code is speech’). I thought I’d write a brief note here about how I’m using FOSS in my current work […]