Personal profile

Biography

Dr. Tom Denison is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University.

He conducts research within the fields of social and community informatics, specialising in research relating to the effective use of information and communications technologies (ICTs) by communities and their members. Particular foci of his research include: ICTs as a form of mediated communication and the consequences of such use, for example by migrants and migrant groups; the use of ICTs by non-profit organisations and cultural institutions; and the role of social networks. He has also consulted widely in Australia and Vietnam, assisting libraries and non-profit organisations in making more effective use of ICT.

Monash teaching commitment

Dr Tom Denison has experience as the Chief Examiner for the following units in the Faculty of IT:

  • FIT3123/FIT5105 Information access
  • FIT5106 Information organisation
  • FIT5146 Data curation and management
  • FIT5203 Community informatics

Tom has experience as the Lecturer for the following units in the Faculty of IT:

  • FIT3123/FIT5105 Information access
  • FIT4008 Reading unit
  • FIT5106 Information organisation
  • FIT5146 Data curation and management
  • FIT5203 Community informatics

Keywords

  • broadband strategy
  • community informatics
  • digital inclusion
  • online services
  • information syste
  • social informatics

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Projects 2005 2017

Research Output 1998 2017

Custodianship and online sharing in Australian community archives

Ruge, C., Denison, T., Wright, S., Willett, G. & Evans, J. 2017 Participatory Heritage. Roued-Cunliffe, H. & Copeland, A. (eds.). London: Facet Publishing, p. 79-86 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewChapter (Book)

Broadband, digital literacy and public libraries: The mill park story

Rolan, G., Denison, T. & Mackenzie, C. 3 Aug 2015 In : Library Hi Tech News. 32, 6, p. 15-18 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Digital inclusion, disability, and public libraries: A summary Australian perspective

Fitzgerald, B., Hawkins, W., Denison, T. F. & Kop, T. 2015 Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities and the Inclusive Future of Libraries. Jaeger, P. T., Bertot, J. C. & Kettnich, K. (eds.). 1 ed. Bingley UK: Emerald Group Publishing Limited, p. 213 - 236 24 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewChapter (Book)

Rolling out digital hubs in public libraries: The Mill Park story

Rolan, G., Denison, T. F. & Mackenzie, C. 2014 VALA2014 Proceedings. Kosina, A. (ed.). Warrandyte VIC Australia: VALA - Libraries Technology and the Future Inc, p. 1 - 15 15 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewConference Paper

The capability approach community informatics

Stillman, L. & Denison, T. F. 2014 In : Information Society. 30, 3, p. 200 - 211 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Activities 2016 2016

  • 1 Professional association or peak discipline body

Member - Victorian Association of Library Automation

Denison, T. F. (Member)
1 Jan 2016

Activity: Professional association or peak discipline body