Most of my recent publications are deposited in the City, University of London open access repository, City Research Online.
My conference and other presentations are listed here.
Abbas Z, MacFarlane A and Robinson L (2019). Use of Mobile Technologies by Law Students in the Law Library – A Detailed Investigation. Legal Information Management. In press.
Bawden D and Robinson L (2019). Information Overload. Invited, refereed submission to The Oxford Encyclopedia of Political Decision Making. In press.
Bawden D and Robinson L (2019). “Essentially made of information”: concepts and implications of informational privacy, paper presented at the 10th CoLIS conference, Ljubljana, 17 June 2019. Research Information in press.
Lee D, Robinson L and Bawden D (2019). Modelling the relationship between scientific and bibliographic classification for music, Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 2019, 70(3), 230-241, http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/20092/
Nowrin S, Robinson L and Bawden D (2019). Multi-lingual and multi-cultural information literacy; perspectives, models and good practice, Global Knowledge, Memory and Communication, 2019, 68(3), 207-222, http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/20969
Bawden D and Robinson L (2018). “Never again the in the history of humanity”: information education for onlife, Keynote paper presented at the International Symposium of the Future of Education in Information Science (FEIS 2018), Pisa, September 2018. https://hcommons.org/deposits/item/hc:20895/
Robinson L and Dunne J (2018), Is the World After All Just a Dream? Proceedings from the Document Academy: Vol. 5 : Iss. 1 , Article 1, https://ideaexchange.uakron.edu/docam/vol5/iss1/
Robinson L and Bawden D (2018). International good practice in information literacy education, Knjižnica (Ljubljana), 2018, 62(1), pp 169-185
Lee D, Robinson L and Bawden D (2018). Global knowledge organization, “super-facets” and music; universal music classification in the digital age. Advances in Knowledge Organization Vol. 16. Challenges and opportunities for knowledge organization in the digital age. Proceedings of the Fifteenth International ISKO Conference, Porto, 9-11 July 2018. F. Ribero and M.A. Cerveira (eds.), Baden-Baden: Ergon Verlag, 2018, pp 248- 255
Bawden D and Robinson L (2018). Supporting truth and promoting understanding: knowledge organization and the curation of the infosphere. Advances in Knowledge Organization Vol. 16. Challenges and opportunities for knowledge organization in the digital age. Proceedings of the Fifteenth International ISKO Conference, Porto, 9-11 July 2018. F. Ribero and M.A. Cerveira (eds.), Baden-Baden: Ergon Verlag, 2018, pp17-25
Robinson L (2018). CityLIS Pioneers Artist-in-Residence at City. City, University of London News, Wednesday 21st February, 2018.
Lee D and Robinson L (2018). The heart of music classification: toward a model of classifying musical medium, Journal of Documentation, Vol. 74 Issue: 2, pp.258-277, https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-08-2017-0120
Bawden D and Robinson L (2018). Curating the infosphere: Luciano Floridi’s Philosophy of Information as the foundation for Library and Information Science. Journal of Documentation, Vol 74 Issue 1, pp.2-17, https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-07-2017-0096
Robinson L and Bawden D (2017). Identifying good practices in information literacy education; creating a multi-lingual, multicultural MOOC. In: Information Literacy in the Workplace. 5th European Conference, ECIL 2017, Saint Malo, France, September 18-21, 2017, Revised Selected Papers. Editors: Serap Kurbanoğlu, Joumana Boustany, Sonja Špiranec, Esther Grassian, Diane Mizrachi, Loriene Roy, Springer International Publishing. https://www.springerprofessional.de/en/identifying-good-practices-in-information-literacy-education-cre/15414536
Abbas Z, MacFarlane A and Robinson L (2017). Use of Mobile Technologies by Law Students in the Law Library: an Exploratory Study. Legal Information Management, 17, 180-189, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1472669617000354
Price L and Robinson L (2017). Fan Fiction in the Library. Transformative Works and Cultures, 25 http://dx.doi.org/10.3983/twc.2017.01090
Robinson L and Bawden D (2017). ‘The story of data’: a socio-technical approach to education for the data librarian role in the CityLIS library school at City, University of London. Library Management, 38(6/7), 1-12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/LM-01-2017-0009
Moore C and Robinson L (2017). The Monty Hyams Archive: a new resource for the information history of the late 20th century. Journal of Documentation, 73(2), 357-367, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JD-10-2016-0127
Robinson L (2016). Between the deluge and the dark age; perspectives on data curation. Alexandria, 26(2), 73-76, doi: 10.1177/0955749016661067
Robinson L (2016). The literature of national libraries: a bibliographic snapshot for 2014-15. Alexandria, 26(2), 77-90, doi: 10.1177/095574901665899
Vilar P, Šauperl A, Semlič Rajh Z, Robinson L and Bawden D (2016). Information competencies of historians as archive users: A Slovenia/UK comparison. Paper presented at the European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL 2016), 10-13 Oct 2016, Prague, Czech Republic. http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/15492/
Price L and Robinson L (2016). “Being in a knowledge space”: information behaviour of cult media fan communities. Journal of Information Science, doi: 10.1177/0165551516658821
Haynes D, Bawden D and Robinson L (2016). A regulatory model for personal data on social networking services in the UK. International Journal of Information Management 36 (2016), 872-882, doi: 10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2016.05.012
Bawden D and Robinson L (2016). “A different kind of knowing”: speculations on understanding in light of the philosophy of information. Paper presented at the 9th CoLIS Conference, Uppsala University, Sweden, June 2016.
Robinson L and Bawden D (2016). Into the infosphere: theory, literacy and education for new forms of document. In: Festchrift in honour of Professor Tatjana Aparac-Jelusic, University of Zadar Press, 177-186. http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/15069/
Bawden D and Robinson L (2016). Super-science, fundamental dimension, way of being: Library and information science in an age of messages. In: Information cultures in the digital age: a festschrift in honor of Rafael Capurro, Kelly M and Bielby J (ed.), Springer, 31-43.
Bawden D and Robinson L (2016), Information’s magic numbers: the numerology of information science. In: Theories of Information and Scholarly Communication, festschrift in honour of Professor Blaise Cronin, Sugimoto CR (ed.), de Gruyter: Berlin, 180-196. http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/14161/
Bawden D and Robinson L (2016). ‘An intensity around information’: the changing face of chemical information literacy. Journal of Information Science, 43(1), 17-24, doi: 10.1177/0165551515616919
Bawden D and Robinson L (2016). Information and the gaining of understanding. Journal of Information Science, 42(3), 294-299, doi: 10.1177/0165551515621691
Bawden D and Robinson L (2016). Library and Information Science. In: Encyclopedia of Communication Theory and Philosophy, Jensen KB and Pooley J (Eds.) Wiley. doi: 10.1002/9781118766804.wbiect11
Robinson L (2015). Beyond the Word. Keynote paper presented at INFORUM 2015, May 26-27th 2015, Charles University Praha, Czech Republic.
Robinson L (2015). Are the digital humanities and library & information science the same thing? Blog post.
Robinson L, Priego E and Bawden D (2015). Library and information science and digital humanities: two disciplines, joint future? In Re-inventing information science in the networked society, Pehar F, Schlögl C and Wolff C (eds.), Glückstadt: Verlag Werner Hülsbusch, pp 44-54.
Tury S, Robinson L and Bawden D (2015). The Information Seeking Behaviour of Distance Learners: a Case Study of the University of London International Programmes. Journal of Academic Librarianship 41(3), 312-321, doi: 10.1016/j.acalib.2015.03.008
Robson A and Robinson L (2015). The Information Seeking and Communication Model: a study of its practical application in healthcare. Journal of Documentation 71(5), 1043-1069, doi: 10.1108/JD-01-2015-0023
Bawden D and Robinson L (2015). “A Few Exciting Words”: information and entropy revisited. JASIST 66(10), 1965-1987, doi: 10.1002/asi.23459
Robinson L (2015). When you die, who gets your Facebook? City University News.
Haynes D and Robinson L (2015). Defining User Risk in Social Networking Services. Journal of Information Management 67(1), 94-115. doi: 10.1108/AJIM-07-2014-0087
Dulaymi STH, and Robinson L (2015). The Individual and the Collective: factors affecting knowledge sharing in Saudi Arabian companies. Journal of Documentation 71(1), 198-209, doi: 10.1108/JD-09-2014-0121
Robinson L (2015). Immersive information behavior; using the documents of the future. New Library World 116(3/4), 112-121, doi: 10.1108/NLW-07-2014-0093
Robinson L (2015). Multisensory, Pervasive, Immersive: Towards a new generation of documents. JASIST 66(8), 1734-1737, doi:
Bawden D, Robinson L and Siddiqui T (2015). Potentialities of possibilities: Towards quantum information science? JASIST 66(3), 437-449, doi: 10.1002/asi.23192
Robinson L (2014). Planning for Unreality: the future of documents. City University News.
Margree P, MacFarlane A, Price L and Robinson L (2014). Information behaviour of music record collectors. Information Research, 19(4), paper 652.
Robinson L (2014). 80 moments that shaped the world: Wikipedia. British Council blog.
Robinson L (2014). Review of Stock WG and Stock M Handbook of Information Science, Berlin, de Gruyter, 2013. Journal of Information Science, 40(2), pp. 264-266, doi: 10.1177/0165551513515119
Bawden D and Robinson L (2014). As long as we don’t pretend that it is science. Journal of Documentation, 70(1), 2-3, doi: 10.1108/JD-10-2013-0135
Poirier E and Robinson L (2014). “Informational balance: Slow principles in the theory and practice of information behaviour. Journal of Documentation 70(4), 687-707, doi: 10.1108/JD-08-2013-0111
Bawden D and Robinson L (2013). “Deep down things”: in what ways is information physical, and why does it matter for LIS? Information Research 18(3), paper C03 [online]. Available at http://InformationR.net/ir/18-3/colis/paperC03.html
Poirier E and Robinson L (2013). Slow Delphi: An investigation into information behaviour and the slow movement. Journal of Information Science 40(1), 88-96.
Mayor C and Robinson L (2013). Ontological realism, concepts and classification in molecular biology: development and application of the Gene Ontology. Journal of Documentation 70(1), 173-193.
Mayor C and Robinson L (2013). Ontological realism and classification: structures and concepts in the Gene Ontology. JASIST 65(4), 686-697.
Bawden D and Robinson L (2013). No such thing as society? On the individuality of information behaviour. JASIST 64(12), 2587-2590.
Robinson L and Bawden D (2013). Mind the gap: transitions between concepts of information in varied domains. In: Theories of information, communication and knowledge. A multidisciplinary approach. Ibekwe-SanJuan F and Dousa T. (Eds.) Springer. http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/6446/
Robinson L and Bawden D (2013). So wide and varied: the origins and character of British information science. Journal of Information Science 39(6), 754-763.
Crawford-Franklin C and Robinson L (2013). “Even in an age of wonders”: Radio as an information resource in 1920s America. Journal of Documentation 69(3), 417-434.
Robson A and Robinson L (2013). Building on models of information behaviour: linking information seeking and communication. Journal of Documentation 69(2), 169-193. DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1108/00220411311300039
Ship M and Robinson L (2012). Permeating all community activities? Comparing events and programming in Westminster and Tower Hamlets public libraries. Library and Information Research vol 36(113), 114-126.
Pietras M and Robinson L (2012). Three views of the ‘musical work’: bibliographical control in the music domain. Library Review vol 61(8/9), 551-560.
Bawden D and Robinson L (2012). Introduction to Information Science. Facet: London.
Robinson L and Bawden D (2012). Brian Vickery and the Foundations of Information Science. In: Facets of Knowledge Organization. Proceedings of the ISKO UK Second Biennial Conference, 4th-5th July 2011, London. Eds. Gilchrist A and Vernau J. Emerald Group Publishing.
Bawden D and Robinson L (2011). Individual differences in information-related behaviour: what do we know about information styles? In: New Directions in Information Behaviour. Eds. Spink A and Heinstrom J. Emerald Group Publishing.
Bawden D and Robinson L (2011). Digital literacy and the dark side of information: enlightening the paradox. In: Pursuing Digital Literacy in Compulsory Education. Eds. Stergioulas LH and Drenoyianni H. Peter Lang: Oxford.
Robinson L and Bawden D (2011). Information domains: subject specialism in masters courses. Cilip Update with Gazette February 2011, 28.
Robinson L and Bawden D (2010). Information (and library) science at City University London; fifty years of educational development. Journal of Information Science vol 36, 631-654.
Robinson L and Karamuftouglu M (2010). The Nature of Information Science: changing models. Information Research vol 15(4), paper colis717. Available from: http://informationr.net/ir/15-4/colis717.html
Robinson L (2010). Teaching reference and information services at City University London. REFER vol 26(2), 10-12.
Bawden D and Robinson L (2010). Pharmaceutical information: a thirty year perspective on the literature. Annual Review of Information Science and Technology vol 45 (2011) 63-119.
Robinson L and Vozga R (2010). Renewing Albania’s Libraries. Journal of Documentation vol 66(5), 775-779.
Mason M and Robinson L (2010). The information-related behaviour of emerging artists and designers: inspiration and guidance for new practitioners. Journal of Documentation vol 67(1), 159-180.
Bawden D, Calvert A, Robinson L, Urquart C, Bray C and Amosford J (2010). Understanding our value: assessing the nature of the impact of library services. Library and Information Research vol 33 (issue 105), 62-89.
Robinson L (2010). Understanding Healthcare Information. Facet: London
Robinson L and Maguire M (2010). The rhizome and the tree; changing metaphors for information organisation. Journal of Documentation vol 66(4), 604-613.
Robinson L (2009). Information Science: the information chain and domain analysis. Journal of Documentation vol 65(4), 578-591.
Bawden D and Robinson L (2009). The dark side of information: overload, anxiety and other pathologies. Journal of Information Science vol 35, 180-191.
Bawden D, Robinson L, Anderson T, Bates B, Rutkauskiene U, and Vilar P (2007). Curriculum 2.0? Changes in information education for a Web 2.0 world. Seljan S and Stancic H (eds.), InFuture 2007: Digital information and heritage (Zagreb, 7-9 November, 2007) Zagreb: Philosophy Faculty of Zagreb University, isbn 978-953-175-305-0, 27-40.
Robinson L and Bawden D (2007). Evaluation of outreach services for primary care and mental health; assessing the impact. Health Information and Libraries Journal vol 24 issue s1, December, 57-66.
Robinson L and Glosiene A (2007). Continuing professional development for library and information science: case study of a network of training centres. Aslib Proceedings vol 59 issue 4/5, 462-474.
Robinson L (2007). Impact of digital information resources in the toxicology literature. Aslib Proceedings vol 59 issue 4/5, 342-351.
Robinson L and Bawden D (2007). Measuring the impact of healthcare information services. Lithuanian Journal of Information Sciences vol 40, 95-103.
Robinson L and Bawden D (2006). Evaluation of the impact of primary care and mental health outreach services. Report produced for London Health Libraries. Available from http://www.londonlinks.ac.uk/key_documents.htm
Robinson L and Charles P (2005). Tai Chi – to improve movement and balance in the elderly (part 2). Tai Chi and Alternative Health vol 44, 8 – 11.
Robinson L and Charles P (2005). Tai Chi – to improve movement and balance in the elderly (part 1). Tai Chi and Alternative Health vol 43, 6 – 9.
Robinson L and Charles P (2005). Tai Chi – helping prevent falls in the elderly. Tai Chi and Alternative Health vol 42, 6 – 9.
Robinson L et al. (2005). Healthcare librarians and learner support: competencies and methods. Health Information and Libraries Journal vol 22, 42 – 50.
Bawden D and Robinson L (2002). Promoting literacy in a digital age: approaches to training for information literacy. Learned Publishing vol 15(3), 1 – 5.
Robinson L and Bawden D (2002). Distance Learning and LIS professional development. Aslib Proceedings vol 54(1), 48 – 55.
Bawden D and Robinson L (2002). Internet subject gateways revisited. International Journal of Information Management vol 22(2), 157 – 162.
Bawden D and Robinson L (2001). Information Sources, chapter 2 of Pharmaceutical and Medicines Information Management, Principles and Practice. Robson A, Bawden D and Judd A (eds.), Churchill Livingstone, London 4-16.
Robinson L and Bawden D (2001). Libraries, information and knowledge in open societies. Nordinfonytt vol 2, 21-30.
Robinson L and Bawden D (2001). Libraries and open society; Popper, Soros and digital information. Aslib Proceedings vol 53(5), 167 – 178.
Anderson C, Copestake P, and Robinson L (2000). A specialist toxicity database (TRACE) is more effective than its larger, commercially available counterparts. Toxicology vol 151, 37-43.
Robinson L et al. (2000). Libraries and the Internet: a multinational training course. Program vol 34(2), 187-194.
Robinson L et al. (2000). Comparative Evaluation of the Performance of Online Databases in Answering Toxicology Queries. International Journal of Information Management vol 20, 79-88.
Bawden D and Robinson L (2000). A Distant Mirror? The Internet and the Printing Press. ASLIB Proceedings vol 52(2), 51-57.
Robinson L (2000). A Strategic Approach to Research using Internet Tools and Resources. ASLIB Proceedings vol 52(1), 11-19.
1999 and earlier
Robinson L and Bawden D (1999). Internet Subject Gateways. International Journal of Information Management 19(6), 511-522.
Robinson L (1998). Using Word 97 to Create Documents for an Intranet. Managing Information 5(4) 30-33.
Robinson L (1997). IT in Hungary – The Librarian’s Perspective. Managing Information 4(6), 40-42.
Robinson L and Bawden D (1995). Internet: the way forward. Managing Information 2(3) 20-22.
Robinson L (1995). Installing a Local Area Network, ASLIB Know How Guides Series.