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  • 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 ...
  • The information seeking behaviour of oil and gas industry workers in the context of health, safety and emergency response: a discussion of the value of models of information behaviour. 

    Marcella, Rita; Pirie, Tracy; Lockerbie, Hayley (Information Research http://www.informationr.net/ir/18-3/paper583.html, 2013-09)
    MARCELLA, R., PIRIE, T. and ROWLANDS, H., 2013. The information seeking behaviour of oil and gas industry workers in the context of health, safety and emergency response: a discussion of the value of models of information behaviour. Information Research, 18 (3), paper 583.
    Introduction. We explore the application of models of information seeking behaviour to the findings of a study of the information needs of oil and gas workers in relation to health, safety and emergency response. Method. ...
  • Managing the safety chain: the management of workforce safety and competency in the oil and gas industry. 

    Marcella, Rita; Lockerbie, Hayley; Pirie, Tracy (OPITO International FZ LLC, 2012-10)
    MARCELLA, R., ROWLANDS, H. and PIRIE, T., 2012. Managing the safety chain: the management of workforce safety and competency in the oil and gas industry. Unpublished internal document. OPITO International FZ LLC.
    Aberdeen Business School, part of Robert Gordon University, have conducted multiple interviews in nine operating and contracting companies across the globe to gain insight into the management of workforce safety and ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...