Dr Andrew M. Cox

Senior Lecturer

BA (Open), MA (TVU), MSc (UWA), MA (Open), MEd (Sheffield), PhD (Loughborough)

Andrew Cox 2014


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After graduating from Aberystwyth with an MSc in Library Studies, I spent a number of years working in development projects around the use of ICT in library contexts, funded by EC, JISC and others. I completed my PhD at Loughborough in 2006. The topic was knowledge sharing among web management professionals, on and off line, informed by notions both around communities of practice and theories of professionalisation. I have continued an interest in online community/social media and professional identity in later work.

I am increasingly interested in the area of Research Data Management; some of thoughts on this are published through the blog RDMInsight, http://rdminsight.wordpress.com/

University Responsibilities

  • Head of the Digital Societies Research Group
  • Steering committee, Faculty of Social Science Digital Society Network
  • Deputy Programme Coordinator for MSc Digital Library Management
  • Module Coordinator:
    - Information Systems and Information Society
    - Research Data Management
    - Management and Strategy for Digital Libraries
    - Communities, Social Networks and Information