About me

My name is Simon Barron. I'm a librarian and writer currently working as Systems Librarian for Senate House Libraries as part of The University of London in England. I am a Board Member for SLA Europe acting as Co-Chair of the Early Careers Committee and organising the Early Career Conference Awards. In 2012, I won the SLA Europe Early Career Conference Award for the Science-Technology Division. I have campaigned for public libraries as part of Voices for the Library, I write articles and short stories, and I'm interested in universal digital libraries, libraries' role in academic/scientific research, digital humanities, new technologies in libraries, the philosophy of librarianship, and a meandering selection of other subjects. For more information, check out my CV.

In my free time, I think about philosophy, I read lots of books, I play video games, I watch science fiction and indie movies, and I go out camping, hiking, and geocaching.

Contact me at simon.barron.19 at gmail.com.


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