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  • 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 Unpublished internal document.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)
    LAING, A. and ROYLE, J., 2005. Extend the market or maintain the loyal customer? The dilemma facing today's booksellers. Publishing Research Quarterly, 21 (2)
     
    LAING, A. and ROYLE, J., 2006. Marketing and the bookselling brand: current strategy and the managers' perspective. International Journal of Retail and Distribution Management, 34 (3)
     
    LAING, A. and ROYLE, J., 2006. Bookselling culture and consumer behaviour: marketing strategies and consumer responses in UK chain bookshops. International Journal of the Book, 3 (2), pp. 101-112.
     
    LAING, A. and ROYLE, J., 2006. Bookselling culture and sonsumer behaviour. In: B. COPE and A. PHILLIPS, eds. The future of the book in the digital age. Oxford: Chandos.
     
    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 ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • European Union information: an investigation of need amongst public library users in 3 Scottish authorities. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Sage Publications http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/096100069702900202, 1997-06)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. European Union information: an investigation of need amongst public library users in 3 Scottish authorities. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, June 1997, 29(2), pp.69-75.
    Reports results of a British Library funded study, undertaken by the School of Information and Media, Robert Gordon University with the help of three public libraries services (Aberdeen, Glasgow and Moray), to investigate ...
  • The impact of social class and status on citizenship information need: the results of two national surveys of the population of the United Kingdom. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Sage Publications htttp://dx.doi.org/10.1177/016555150002600404, 2000-08)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G., 2000. The impact of social class and status on citizenship information need: the results of two national surveys of the population of the United Kingdom. Journal of Information Science, July 2000, 26(4), pp.239-254.
    This paper reports the key results of the Citizenship Information research project funded by the British Library Research and Innovation Centre. This research comprised two large-scale surveys of the citizenship information ...
  • Information and library studies on a virtual campus. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Emerald http://www.emeraldinsight.com/Insight/viewContainer.do;jsessionid=30BBC72F677AA27237F808C98161EDFB?containerType=Issue&containerId=16645, 2001-09)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G., 2001. Information and library studies on a virtual campus. New Library World, October 2001, 102(1169), pp.362-371.
    Provides a critical overview of the introduction of the Postgraduate Diploma/Master of Science course in Information and Library Studies, in online distance learning mode, by the School of Information and Media at the ...
  • Information need, information seeking behaviour and participation, with special reference to needs related to citizenship: results of a national survey. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000007112, 2000)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G., 2000. Information need, information seeking behaviour and participation, with special reference to needs related to citizenship: results of a national survey. Journal of Documentation, March 2000, 56(2), pp.136-160.
    This paper reports the results of the second stage of the Citizenship Information research project funded by the BLR&IC: a nation-wide survey, by personal doorstep interview, of the citizenship information needs of almost ...
  • The information needs and the information seeking behaviour of a national sample of the population in the United Kingdom, with special reference to needs related to citizenship. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000007142, 1999-03)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G., 1999. The information needs and the information seeking behaviour of a national sample of the population in the United Kingdom, with special reference to needs related to citizenship. Journal of Documentation, March 1999, 55(2), pp.159-183.
    This paper reports the results of a survey of information needs and information seeking behaviour of a national sample of the UK population. The project was funded by the BLR&IC and comprised a survey by questionnaire ...
  • The information needs of United Kingdom Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). 

    Marcella, Rita; Carcary, Iona; Baxter, Graeme (Emerald http://www.emeraldinsight.com/Insight/viewContainer.do;jsessionid=30BBC72F677AA27237F808C98161EDFB?containerType=Issue&containerId=15580, 1999)
    MARCELLA, R., CARCARY, I. and BAXTER, G., 1999. The information needs of United Kingdom Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). Library Management, 1999, 20(3), pp.168-178.
    Investigates attitudes amongst decision makers in the European Parliament to the role of information in their work, and their ability to identify, access and evaluate that information most relevant to their needs. Aims to ...