Penny CS Andrews
Penny Andrews is a writer, consultant, activist and academic researcher in information, media and communication. They are non-binary, hence the singular they, and have presented at conferences across the world. Penny has been interviewed by the Guardian, ITV and BBC Radio 4 amongst others about autism, though mostly they would rather talk about Doctor Who, pop culture, politics, fandom and Ed Balls.
'Faffing about': gatekeepers, values and flows in research sharing infrastructures
A connective ethnography of researcher and library staff experiences of workflows and data flows in institutional repositories and academic social networks. The project also explores the history of scholarly infrastructure, with ideas drawn from internet culture, the quantification of work and digital research methods.
digital culture, society, politics, media, fandom, audience studies, surveillance studies, platform studies
- Bates J, Goodale P, Lin Y-W & Andrews P (2019) Assembling an infrastructure for historic climate data recovery: data friction in practice. Journal of Documentation, 75(4), 791-806. View this article in WRRO
- Andrews PCS (2017) Every Day can be Ed Balls Day in UK Politics Fandom. Discover Society. View this article in WRRO
- Fabri M, Andrews PCS & Pukki H (2016) Using Design Thinking to engage autistic students in participatory design of an online toolkit to help with transition into higher education. Journal of Assistive Technologies, 10(2), 102-114. View this article in WRRO
- Andrews P () The compliant environment: conformity, data processing and increasing inequality in UK Higher Education. Online Information Review. View this article in WRRO
- Andrews PCS (2018) “Putting It Together, That’s What Counts”: Data Foam, a Snowball and Researcher Evaluation, Humans and Machines at Work (pp. 203-229). Springer International Publishing
- Webber SA, Andrews P, Chapman E, Elmore J, Grace D & Nunn E (2018) Reflections on Running a critLIS Reading Group In Nicholson KP & Seale M (Ed.), The Politics of Theory and the Practice of Critical Librarianship (pp. 167-179). Sacramento: Library Juice Press. View this article in WRRO
- Andrews PCS (2016) User experience beyond ramps: the invisible problem and the special case In Priestner A & Borg M (Ed.), User Experience in Libraries: Applying Ethnography and Human-Centred Design (pp. 108-120). Ashgate View this article in WRRO
Conference proceedings papers
- Fabri M & Andrews PCS (2016) Human-Centered Design with Autistic University Students: Interface, Interaction and Information Preferences (pp 157-166)