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  • Beyond REF 2014: the impact of impact assessment on the future of information research. 

    Marcella, Rita; Lockerbie, Hayley; Bloice, Lyndsay (SAGE https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0165551516636291, 2016-03-07)
    MARCELLA, R., LOCKERBIE, H. and BLOICE, L. 2016. Beyond REF 2014: the impact of impact assessment on the future of information research. Journal of information science [online], 42(3), pages 369-385. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0165551516636291
    The importance of demonstrating value for money in terms of academic research beyond the walls of institutions grows stronger as demonstrated by the inclusion of impact assessment in the 2014 REF (Research Excellence ...
  • Beyond the barricades: the quest for global health, safety and emergency response training standards in the oil and gas industry. 

    Marcella, Rita; Pirie, Tracy (OPITO International FZ LLC., 2010-11)
    MARCELLA, R. and PIRIE, T., 2010. Beyond the barricades: the quest for global health, safety and emergency response training standards in the oil and gas industry. Unpublished internal document. OPITO International FZ LLC.
    An independent study, covering senior leaders in sixty companies across the globe, was conducted by the Aberdeen Business School at Robert Gordon University, to assist OPITO in exploring how internationalisation impacts ...
  • Bookselling culture and consumer behaviour: marketing strategies and responses in traditional and online environments. 

    Laing, Audrey Frances (The Robert Gordon University Robert Gordon University, Department of Information Management, 2008-01)
    This research examines the implementation of marketing both by chain and online booksellers, and consumer responses to this marketing and a reading of the current trade press revealed calls for research into consumer wants ...
  • A career progression survey of graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Information Analysis. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (IOS Press http://www.iospress.nl/loadtop/load.php?isbn=01678329, 1998-06)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G., 1998. A career progression survey of graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Information Analysis. Education for Information, 1998, 16 (2), pp.107-130
    This paper describes the results of a survey of graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Information Analysis at the School of Information and Media, the Robert Gordon University. The survey was carried out by means ...
  • The Challenge of Demonstrating the Impact of Research Beyond Traditional Mechanisms. 

    Marcella, Rita; Lockerbie, Hayley; Cameron, Ros (Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited. http://academic-conferences.org/ecrm/ecrm2015/ecrm15-home.htm, 2015-06)
    MARCELLA, R., LOCKERBIE, H. and CAMERON, R., 2015. The Challenge of Demonstrating the Impact of Research Beyond Traditional Mechanisms. In: F. BEZZINA and V. CASSAR eds. Proceedings of 14th European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies, ECRM 2015. 11-12 June 2015. Sonning Common: Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited. Pp. 259-266.
    The concept of ‘impact’ in academia is a focus of not only research councils but also of nationwide institutional research evaluations. In the UK, it is necessary for academics and their institutions to not only conduct ...
  • Citizenship information and public libraries. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Library Association, 1997-04-30)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1997. Citizenship information and public libraries. Public library journal, 12(4), pages 73-77.
    This article examines the development of the concept of citizenship information within the UK, with a particular focus on the role played by public libraries.
  • Citizenship information needs in the UK: results of a national survey of the general public by personal doorstep interview. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Emerald http://www.aslib.co.uk/proceedings/2000/mar/03.html, 2000-03)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G., 2000. Citizenship information needs in the UK: results of a national survey of the general public by personal doorstep interview. Aslib Proceedings, March 2000, 52(3), pp.115-123.
    This paper reports the results of the second stage of the Citizenship Information research project funded by the BLR&IC: a national survey, by personal doorstep interview, of the citizenship information needs of 898 members ...
  • The citizenship information needs of the UK public: the quest for representativeness in methodological approach. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Taylor Graham http://www.informationr.net/isic/ISIC1998/98_Marcella.pdf, 1998-08-13)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1998. The citizenship information needs of the UK public: the quest for representativeness in methodological approach. In Wilson, T.D. and ALLEN, D.K. (eds.) Exploring the contexts of information behaviour: proceedings of the 2nd international conference on research in information needs, seeking and use in different contexts, 13-15 August 1998, Sheffield, UK. London: Taylor Graham, pages 304-320. Available from: http://www.informationr.net/isic/ISIC1998/98_Marcella.pdf
    The aims of the Citizenship Information project were to measure demand for citizenship information and establish the nature of information need exhibited by users. The objectives of the project were to: 1.define and describe ...
  • Citizenship information research at the School of Information and Media 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Emerald http://www.emeraldinsight.com/Insight/viewContainer.do;jsessionid=A8639C5A64AAEE56227BF39B30EEEBD6?containerType=Issue&containerId=19444, 2001)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G., 2001. Citizenship information research at the School of Information and Media. Paper presented at the Information for Scotland VII conference, held at Edinburgh University Library, 16 November 2000. Published in Library Review, 2001, 50 (2), pp.65-72.
    Discusses recent and current research into citizenship information needs at the School of Information and Media, The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen. Reviews the most important results from two large-scale, nationwide ...
  • Citizenship information service provision in the UK: a study of 27 case agencies. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Sage Publications http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/096100060003200103, 2000-03)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G., 2000. Citizenship information service provision in the UK: a study of 27 case agencies. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, March 2000, 32(1), pp.9-25.
    Reports results of 27 case study visits to UK public libraries, Citizens Advice Bureaux (CABx) and other advice agencies to examine existing levels of citizenship information provision within these organizations. The study ...
  • Citizenship information. [Final report] 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (British Library, 1999-12-31)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1999. Citizenship information. Final report. British library research and innovation report number 173. London: British library.
    Citizenship information is information produced by or about national and local government, government departments and public sector organisations which may be of value to the citizen either as part of everyday life or in ...
  • Citizenship information: a national survey of the citizenship information needs of the general public. [Interim report] 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (LISU, 1999-12-31)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1999. Citizenship information: a national survey of the citizenship information needs of the general public. Interim report. In Bohme, S. and Spiller, D. (eds.) Perspectives of public library use 2: a compendium of survey information. Loughborough: Library and Information Statistics Unit, pages 231-236.
    This interim report (written in 1997, published in 1999) provides some of the key findings of the first stage of a research project, funded by the British Library Research and Innovation Centre, which investigated the ...
  • Corporate information security management. 

    Mitchell, Ruth C.; Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/03074809910285888, 1999-12-31)
    MITCHELL, R.C., MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1999. Corporate information security management. New library world [online], 100(5), pages 213-227. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/03074809910285888
    To ensure business continuity the security of corporate information is extremely important. Previous studies have shown that corporate information is vulnerable to security attacks. Companies are losing money through ...
  • Critical incident technique as a tool for gathering data as part of a qualitative study of information seeking behaviour. 

    Marcella, Rita; Lockerbie, Hayley; Baxter, Graeme (Academic Conferences and Publishing Limited. http://academic-conferences.org/ecrm/ecrm2013/ecrm13-proceedings.htm, 2013-07)
    MARCELLA, R., LOCKERBIE, H. and BAXTER, G., 2013. Critical incident technique as a tool for gathering data as part of a qualitative study of information seeking behaviour. In: I. RAMOS and A. MESQUITA (eds.) Proceedings of The 12th European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies ECRM-2013. 4-5 July 2013. Sonning Common: Academic Conferences and Publishing Limited. Pp. 247-253.
    Since devised by Flanagan in 1954 as a tool to explore what people do to achieve an organisational aim, the critical incident technique (CIT) has been used in various disciplines as a method of understanding human behaviour. ...
  • Data collection using electronically assisted interviews in a roadshow - a methodological evaluation. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Moore, Nick (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/00220410310463464, 2003-03)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and MOORE, N., 2003. Data collection using electronically assisted interviews in a roadshow - a methodological evaluation. Journal of Documentation, March 2003, 59(2), pp.143-167.
    This paper discusses the second stage of a pilot study, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, which investigated the impact of technology on the communication of parliamentary information to the general public. ...
  • The demand for undergraduate course provision in information and library studies. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (IOS Press http://www.iospress.nl/loadtop/load.php?isbn=01678329, 2001-12)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G., 2001. The demand for undergraduate course provision in information and library studies. Education for Information, December 2001, 19(4), pp.277-297.
    This paper describes two exercises designed to investigate the factors affecting the demand for undergraduate educational provision in the field of information and library studies (ILS). The first was a survey of former ...
  • Do online election campaigns sway the vote? A study of the 2011 Scottish parliamentary election. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Marcella, Rita (De Gruyter. http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/libri-2013-0015, 2013-09)
    BAXTER, G. and MARCELLA, R., 2013. Do online election campaigns sway the vote? A study of the 2011 Scottish parliamentary election. Libri, 63 (3), pp. 190-205.
    This paper reports the results of a study which investigated the use of social media by political parties and candidates in Scotland as part of their campaign for election to the Scottish Parliament in 2011, and which ...
  • Does Scotland ‘like’ this? Social media use by political parties and candidates in Scotland during the 2010 UK General Election. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Marcella, Rita (Walter de Gruyter http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/libri-2012-0008, 2012-06)
    BAXTER, G. and MARCELLA, R., 2012. Does Scotland ‘like’ this? Social media use by political parties and candidates in Scotland during the 2010 UK General Election. Libri, 62 (2), pp. 109-124.
    This paper reports the results of a study which investigated the use of social media by political parties and candidates in Scotland as part of their campaign for election to the UK Parliament in 2010. The study consisted ...
  • The dynamics of upward communication in organisations. 

    Tourish, Naheed (The Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2007-10)
    This study has researched the dynamics of upward communication within organisations through the rubric of ingratiation theory (Jones, 1964) and impression management (Goffman, 1955). Upward communication was explored via ...
  • The effectiveness of parliamentary information services in the United Kingdom 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Moore, Nick (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0740-624X(02)00138-7, 2003-01)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and MOORE, N., 2003. The effectiveness of parliamentary information services in the United Kingdom. Government Information Quarterly, January 2003, 20(1), pp.29-46.