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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Politics and the era of uncertainty. 

    Marcella, Rita (Press and Journal, 2016-11-21)
    MARCELLA, R. 2016. Politics and the era of uncertainty. Press and journal. The business (supplement) [online], 21 November, page 22. Available from: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/business/business-opinion/1082017/rita-marcella-politics-era-uncertainty/
    The day after the US presidential election many of us woke to an unexpected election outcome: and the deep irony is not that you and I did not expect it but that governments, pollsters and political experts all over the ...
  • Popular careers as seen on screen. 

    Marcella, Rita (Press and Journal, 2016-12-19)
    MARCELLA, R. 2016. Popular careers as seen on screen. Press and journal. The business (supplement) [online], 19 December, page 8. Available from: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/business/business-opinion/1109679/rita-marcella-popular-careers-seen-screen/
    Over many years in academia I have pondered how and why particular careers seem overwhelmingly attractive to young people, in particular of course university applicants, while others seem to languish and require constant ...
  • 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 ...
  • Random acts of unkindness. 

    Marcella, Rita (Press and journal, 2016-06-20)
    MARCELLA, R. 2016. Random acts of unkindness. Press and journal. The business (supplement) [online], 20 June, page 10. Available from: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/business/business-opinion/942691/rita-marcella-random-acts-unkindness/
    I was intrigued to read a statement by the World Health Organisation (WHO) recently that mental health is more than the absence of mental disorders in the same way that health is not just freedom from illness.
  • Redifining the concept of social work/life balance. 

    Marcella, Rita (Press and Journal, 2016-08-15)
    MARCELLA, R. 2016. Redifining the concept of social work/life balance. Press and journal. The business (supplement) [online], 15 August, page 4. Available from: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/business/business-opinion/997021/rita-marcella-redefining-concept-social-worklife-balance/
    As we might have expected 30 years ago, the Internet, the proliferation of electronic means of communication and the advent of social media have revolutionised how we live life today. I can vividly remember giving a breakfast ...
  • 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: ...
  • Slave labour or dignity through work in 21st century Britain? 

    Marcella, Rita (Press and journal, 2015-10-19)
    MARCELLA, R. 2015. Slave labour or dignity through work in 21st century Britain? Press and journal. The business (supplement) [online], 19 October, pages 2. Available from: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/business/business-opinion/720455/rita-marcella-slave-labour-dignity-work-21st-century-britain/
    It is with some shock that one realises that slave labour still persists in the twenty first century in the UK.
  • Ten tips for working the network. 

    Marcella, Rita (Press and Journal, 2016-10-17)
    MARCELLA, R. 2016. Ten tips for working the network. Press and journal. The business (supplement) [online], 17 October, page 10. Available from: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/business/business-opinion/1051727/rita-marcella-ten-tips-working-network
    We all have networks - they are natural phenomena that we encounter from our earliest days, membership of which begins in early childhood and is nurtured (though also sometimes damaged) through participation in nursery, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Tick safety not boxes: competency and compliance in the oil and gas industry. 

    Marcella, Rita; Pirie, Tracy; Doig, David (OPITO International FZ LLC., 2011-11)
    MARCELLA, R., PIRIE, T. and DOIG, D., 2011. Tick safety not boxes: competency and compliance in the oil and gas industry. Unpublished internal document. OPITO International FZ LLC.
    This paper details the results of an independent study, conducted by Aberdeen Business School at Robert Gordon University and commissioned by OPITO. It sought to explore the primary goals of organisations in the oil and ...
  • To regulate or not to regulate. 

    Marcella, Rita (Press and Journal, 2015-06-15)
    MARCELLA, R. 2015. To regulate or not to regulate. Press and journal. The business (supplement) [online], 15 June, page 2. Available from: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/business/business-opinion/610068/rita-marcella-regulate-not-regulate/.
    Within a few days of his appointment as business, innovation and skills secretary on May 11, 2015, and in the immediate post-election period, Sajid Javid has promised to reduce the red tape that besets businesses, increasing ...
  • To see ourselves as others see us. 

    Marcella, Rita (Press and Journal, 2016-09-19)
    MARCELLA, R. 2016. To see ourselves as others see us. Press and journal. The business (supplement) [online], 19 September, page 4. Available from: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/business/business-opinion/1022069/rita-marcella-see-others-see-us/
    There is general consensus that Aberdeen and the north-east more widely need to diversify and grow our sources of revenue across a range of sectors, one of the prime of which is tourism.
  • Traditional and hybrid leadership styles in Rwanda: examining the common leadership styles, influencing factors, and culture in post-genocide Rwanda. 

    Rugerinyange, Nshuti (Robert Gordon University Aberdeen Business School. Department of Management, 2016-08)
    RUGERINYANGE, N. 2016. Traditional and hybrid leadership styles in Rwanda: examining the common leadership styles, influencing factors, and culture in post-genocide Rwanda. Robert Gordon University, DBA thesis.
    For most of Rwanda's post-independence past, the country has been marked by ethnic feuding, mass population movements and long exiles in neighbouring countries, and civil wars that culminated in the genocide in 1994. As ...
  • The use of the Internet by candidates as part of their campaign for election to the Scottish Parliament in 2003. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Smith, Sandra (International Institute of Informatics and Cybernetics http://www.iiisci.org/Journal/SCI/FullText.asp?var=&id=P108958, 2004-04-30)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and SMITH, S. 2004. The use of the Internet by candidates as part of their campaign for election to the Scottish Parliament in 2003. Journal of systemics, cybernetics and informatics [online], 2(2), pages 54-59. Available from: http://www.iiisci.org/Journal/SCI/FullText.asp?var=&id=P108958
    This paper reports the preliminary results of a study which investigated the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) by political parties and individual candidates as part of their campaign for election ...