Kieran Hegarty

Kieran Hegarty is a PhD candidate in the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies and a Research Fellow the ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making & Society. Kieran’s research explores the relationship between social infrastructure (particularly libraries and museums) and digital technologies. His PhD research examines how web and social media content is incorporated into major public library collections, and the effects that a changing information environment has on the public’s right to access and contribute to the shared cultural record.