Journal article

Makerspaces and urban ideology: the institutional shaping of fab labs in China and Northern Ireland

Makerspaces—specifically those with a focus on digital fabrication and physical computing—are emerging as symbols of social and economic change in many cultures. This paper argues that processes of institutionalisation within these makerspaces are shaped by the specific urban ideologies they are bound to.

Craft economies

This book provides a wide-ranging exploration of contemporary craft production, situating practices of amateur and professional making within a wider creative economy.

SPEC Kit 355: Campus-wide entrepreneurship (July 2017)

The purpose of this survey was to investigate how Association of Research Libraries (ARL) member libraries are supporting campus entrepreneurship, both inside and outside of the classroom.

Library, community campus, learning hub?

A version of this paper was first presented at the “AUSLIB Beyond The Walls Public Libraries In Australia And New Zealand: Engaging Their Communities” conference, Adelaide, 26 March 2015.