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  • Local heroes or village idiots? Press portrayal of opponents of two controversial coastal developments in North-east Scotland. 

    Baxter, Graeme (Robert Gordon University, 2015-12)
    BAXTER, G., 2015. Local heroes or village idiots? Press portrayal of opponents of two controversial coastal developments in North-east Scotland. Aberdeen Business School Working Paper Series, 8 (2)
    This paper examines press coverage, at the local, regional and national (i.e. Scottish) levels, of two controversial coastal developments in Northeast Scotland: the building of a North Sea gas reception terminal in ...
  • The long and winding road. 

    Campbell, Fiona; Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Library Association, 2000-04-30)
    CAMPBELL, F., MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 2000. The long and winding road. Library Association record, 102(4), pages 214-215.
    For some years now, staff in the Library Association Professional Qualifications Department have noticed that, while a proportion of candidates for Associateship of the LA complete the necessary requirements fairly quickly ...
  • The ‘main street’ in Kirkwall: a pilot research project; draft report. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Gray, David; Morrison, Katie; Reid, Peter H.; Vergunst, Jo; Williams, Dorothy (2010-10)
    In July 2010, researchers from Robert Gordon University, in collaboration with the University of Aberdeen, conducted a pilot research project which investigated the role of the ‘main street’ (i.e. Bridge Street, Albert ...
  • Measure for measure: the economic and social value of creative and performing arts research in the UK. 

    Marcella, Rita; MacDonald, Stuart; Baxter, Graeme (AHRC, 2008-12-31)
    MARCELLA, R., MACDONALD, S. and BAXTER, G. 2008. Measure for measure: the economic and social value of creative and performing arts research in the UK. Swindon: AHRC.
    This work is one of a series of 34 essays on the value of arts and humanities research, commissioned by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) in 2008. This essay considers the economic and social value of ...
  • Members of the Scottish Parliament on Twitter: good constituency men (and women)? 

    Baxter, Graeme; Marcella, Rita; O'Shea, Mary (Emerald https://dx.doi.org/10.1108/AJIM-02-2016-0010, 2016-04-25)
    BAXTER, G., MARCELLA, R. AND O’SHEA, M. 2016. Members of the Scottish Parliament on Twitter: good constituency men ( and women)? Aslib journal of information management [online], 68(4), pages 428-447. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/AJIM-02-2016-0010
    Purpose – To explore the use of Twitter by Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) for the provision of constituency-related information, or in support of their constituency service work. Design/methodology/approach ...
  • The mobilisation of organised interests in policy making: access, activity and bias in the "group system". 

    Halpin, Darren; Baxter, Graeme (ESRC http://www.researchcatalogue.esrc.ac.uk/grants/RES-000-22-1932/outputs/read/c7b5a0de-fbd8-4a0c-a0a9-9ad822e6d467, 2009-05-01)
    HALPIN, D. and BAXTER, G. 2009. The mobilisation of organised interests in policy making: access, activity and bias in the "group system". Full research report, ESRC end of award report, RES-000-22-1932. Swindon: ESRC [online]. Available from: http://www.researchcatalogue.esrc.ac.uk/grants/RES-000-22-1932/outputs/read/c7b5a0de-fbd8-4a0c-a0a9-9ad822e6d467
    What organized interests are mobilized in influencing public policy? What does the map of organised interests - the 'group system' - look like? This has been a central concern in political science for decades. The reason ...
  • Multiple arenas, multiple populations: counting organized interests in Scottish public policy. 

    Halpin, Darren; Baxter, Graeme; MacLeod, Iain (Palgrave Macmillan https://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9780230359239_6, 2011-12-13)
    HALPIN, D., BAXTER, G. and MACLEOD, I. 2012. Multiple arenas, multiple populations: counting organized interests in Scottish public policy. In Halpin, D. and Jordan, G. (eds.) The scale of interest organization in democratic politics: data and research methods. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan [online], pages 118-140. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9780230359239_6
    The basic premise of this book is that counting populations of organized interests is a worthwhile activity. The opening chapter - not to mention many of the contributions - provides numerous persuasive reasons. In this ...
  • A national survey of the citizenship information needs of the general public. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Emerald http://www.aslib.co.uk/proceedings/1999/apr/03.html, 1999-04)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G., 1999. A national survey of the citizenship information needs of the general public. Aslib Proceedings, April 1999, 51(4), pp.115-121.
    This paper reports the results of a survey of information needs and information seeking behaviour of a national sample of the UK population. The survey was the first stage of the Citizenship Information project, funded ...
  • New radicals: digital political engagement in post-referendum Scotland: final report on pilot project to the Communities and Culture Network+. 

    McLaverty, Peter; MacLeod, Iain; Tait, Elizabeth; Baxter, Graeme; Goker, Ayse; Heron, Michael James (Communities and Culture Network+ http://www.communitiesandculture.org/projects/outputs, 2015-05-01)
    MCLAVERTY, P., MACLEOD, I., TAIT, E., BAXTER, G., GOKER, A. and HERON, M. 2015. New radicals: digital political engagement in post-referendum Scotland: final report on pilot project to the Communities and Culture Network+. In Working Papers of the Communities and Culture Network+ [online], 6, Oct 2015. Available from: http://www.communitiesandculture.org/projects/outputs
    The main aim of this study will be to analyse the transition of social media activism since the Scottish referendum, in order to establish whether the related activism is sustained over a longer timescale, particularly in ...
  • An observational study of the information seeking behaviour of members of Parliament in the United Kingdom. 

    Orton, Robert; Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000007015, 2000-02-01)
    ORTON, R., MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 2000. An observational study of the information seeking behaviour of members of Parliament in the United Kingdom. ASLIB proceedings [online] 52(6), pages 207-217. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000007015
    This paper describes the results of an observational study of the information seeking behaviour of Members of Parliament. It is argued that political life functions on a flow of information and that information itself is ...
  • Online parliamentary election campaigns in Scotland: a decade of research. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Marcella, Rita (Danube-University Krems http://www.jedem.org/article/view/210/178, 2013)
    BAXTER, G. and MARCELLA, R., 2013. Online parliamentary election campaigns in Scotland: a decade of research. eJournal of eDemocracy and Open Government, 5 (2), pp. 107-127.
    Over the last ten years, the authors have conducted a series of investigations into the use of the Internet by political parties and individual candidates during parliamentary election campaigns in Scotland. These are the ...
  • Open for business? An historical comparative study of public access to information about two controversial coastal developments in North-east Scotland. 

    Baxter, Graeme (Information Research. http://InformationR.net/ir/19-1/paper603.html, 2014-03)
    BAXTER, G., 2014. Open for business? An historical comparative study of public access to information about two controversial coastal developments in North-east Scotland. Information Research, 19 (1), Paper 603.
    This paper compares public access to information about two controversial coastal developments in North-east Scotland: the construction of a gas terminal by the British Gas Council and Total in the 1970s, and the current ...
  • Organisational information behaviour in the public consultation process in Scotland. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Marcella, Rita; Illingworth, Laura (Information Research. http://InformationR.net/ir/15-4/paper442.html, 2010-12)
    BAXTER, G., MARCELLA, R. and ILLINGWORTH, L., 2010. Organisational information behaviour in the public consultation process in Scotland. Information Research, 15 (4), Paper 442.
    This study explored the information behaviour of representative groups in responding to Scottish Government consultations. It investigated how organizations find out about relevant consultations, how they go about gathering ...
  • The pattern of provision of European Union information in France and the United Kingdom: a comparative study of services. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Parker, Susan; Davies, Sylvie C. (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/01435129710176751, 1997-07-15)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G., PARKER, S. and DAVIES, S. 1997. The pattern of provision of European Union information in France and the United Kingdom: a comparative study of services. Library management [online], 18(5), pages 243-252. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/01435129710176751
    Compares the selective European information services in France and the UK, stating that whereas France gathers information from official documentation and its representations in the EC in Paris and Marseille, the UK got ...
  • Professional development and the recently qualified information and library studies professional: factors affecting success in attainment of the UK Library Association's Associate status. 

    Campbell, Fiona; Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (IOS Press http://www.iospress.nl/loadtop/load.php?isbn=01678329, 2000-10)
    CAMPBELL, F., MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G., 2000. Professional development and the recently qualified information and library studies professional: factors affecting success in attainment of the Library Association’s Associate status. Education for Information, October 2000, 18 (2,3), pp.169-200.
    This paper describes a project funded by the UK Library Association (LA) which sought to investigate factors impacting upon length of time taken to achieve Associateship of the Library Association and to gather attitudinal ...
  • The provision of European information by public libraries in the UK: results of a British Library Research and Innovation Centre funded research project. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Parker, Susan (Emerald http://www.emeraldinsight.com/Insight/viewContainer.do;jsessionid=54307C0BD024EB143C66F3929CD8E866?containerType=Issue&containerId=15560, 1997)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and PARKER, S., 1997. The provision of European information by public libraries in the UK: results of a British Library Research and Innovation Centre funded research project. Library Management, 1997, 18(1), pp.7-41.
    Describes a British Library Research and Innovation Centre-funded project to investigate the provision of European information in public libraries in the UK, via the establishment of the Public Information Relay (PIR), a ...
  • Rough justice? Exploring the relationship between information access and environmental and ecological justice pertaining to two controversial coastal developments in North-east Scotland. 

    Baxter, Graeme (UTSePress http://dx.doi.org/10.5130/ccs.v6i2.3914, 2014)
    BAXTER, G., 2014. Rough justice? Exploring the relationship between information access and environmental and ecological justice pertaining to two controversial coastal developments in North-east Scotland. Cosmopolitan Civil Societies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 6 (2), pp. 94-116.
    This paper explores the relationship between information access and environmental and ecological justice through an historical comparison of two controversial coastal developments in Aberdeenshire, North-east Scotland: the ...
  • Rural citizens' information needs: a survey undertaken on behalf of the Shetland Islands Citizens Advice Bureau. 

    Beer, Susan F.; Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/096100069803000403, 1998-12-31)
    BEER, S.F., MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1998. Rural citizens' information needs: a survey undertaken on behalf of the Shetland Islands Citizens Advice Bureau. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], 30(4), pages 223-240. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/096100069803000403
    Reports results of a study of the rural information needs in the Shetland Islands areas aimed at gaining a greater understanding of the operation of the Shetland Islands Citizens Advice Bureau (SICAB). The objectives were: ...
  • Theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of information need in the context of the impact of new information and communications technologies on the communication of parliamentary information. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Moore, Nick (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/00220410210425458, 2002-03)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and MOORE, N., 2002. Theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of information need in the context of the impact of new information and communications technologies on the communication of parliamentary information. Journal of Documentation, March 2002, 58(2), pp.185-210.
    This paper discusses critically the theoretical and methodological background to an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) research project designed to investigate the impact of Information and Communications Technologies ...
  • Twitter response to televised political debates in Election 2015. 

    Pedersen, Sarah; Baxter, Graeme; Burnett, Simon M.; MacLeod, Iain; Goker, Ayse; Heron, Michael James; Isaacs, John; Elyan, Eyad; Kaliciak, Leszek (Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community, Bournemouth University. http://www.electionanalysis.uk/, 2015)
    PEDERSEN, S., BAXTER, G., BURNETT, S., MACLEOD, I., GOKER, A., HERON, M., ISAACS, J., ELYAN, E. and KALICIAK, L., 2015. Twitter response to televised political debates in Election 2015. In: D. JACKSON and E. THORSEN, eds. UK Election Analysis 2015: Media, Voters and the Campaign; Early reflections from leading UK academics. Bournemouth: Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community, Bournemouth University. p. 73.