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  • Learning from e-family history: online research behaviour and strategies of family historians and implications for local studies collections. 

    Friday, Kate (Robert Gordon University Department of Information Management, 2012-05)
    The massive expansion of electronic resources has been identified as one of the major drivers behind the ‘explosion’ in the popularity of family history, which bring ease, convenience and accessibility to some parts of ...
  • 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 ...
  • The people behind the philanthropy: an investigation into the lives and motivations of library philanthropists in Scotland between 1800 and 1914. 

    Sked, Katrina M. L.; Reid, Peter H. (Maney Publishing http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/174581608X295284, 2008-03)
    SKED, KATRINA M. L. and REID, PETER H., 2008. The people behind the philanthropy: an investigation into the lives and motivations of library philanthropists in Scotland between 1800 and 1914. Library History, 24 (1), pp. 48-63.
    Examines Scottish library philanthropists in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, a key period in the development of the public library service. Utilizing the technique of prosopography, which goes beyond ...
  • Pride and glory: Aberdeen Public Library during the Second World War. 

    Nolan, Marie E.; Reid, Peter H. (Maney Publishing http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/002423005x19121, 2005-02)
    NOLAN, MARIE E. and REID, PETER H., 2005. Pride and glory: Aberdeen Public Library during the Second World War. Library History, 21 (1), pp. 9-27
    Between 1939 and 1945 Britain’s public libraries often struggled to balance wartime shortages in materials and staff with an increased readership, while also being expected to actively contribute services and skills to ...
  • Proto-bibliophiles amongst the English aristocracy, 1500-1700. 

    Reid, Peter H. (Maney Publishing http://maney.co.uk/index.php/journals/lbh/, 2002)
    REID, PETER H., 2002. Proto-bibliophiles amongst the English aristocracy, 1500-1700. Library History, 18 (1), pp. 25-38.
    The idea of aristocratic book collecting in Great Britain tends to conjure up images of great bibliophiles like Sunderland, Roxburghe and Spencer or of the benign neglect of country house libraries. Yet the origins of ...
  • The use of photo elicitation to explore the role of the main street in Kirkwall in sustaining cultural identity, community, and a sense of place. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Cooper, Katie; Gray, David; Reid, Peter H.; Vergunst, Jo; Williams, Dorothy (Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen Business School., 2015-02)
    BAXTER, G., COOPER, K., GRAY, D., REID, P., VERGUNST, J. and WILLIAMS, D., 2015. The use of photo elicitation to explore the role of the main street in Kirkwall in sustaining cultural identity, community, and a sense of place. Aberdeen Business School Working Paper Series, 8 (1).
    This paper explores the value of photo elicitation as a method for investigating the role played by small town main streets in Scottish island communities in sustaining cultural identity, community, and a sense of place. ...
  • Within their sphere? Women's correspondence to Aberdeen daily newspapers, 1900-1918. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Robert Gordon University Department of Communication, Marketing and Media, 2004-01)
    This research provides an insight into the motivations and agenda of women correspondents to Aberdeen local newspapers during the period 1900-18. This was achieved by undertaking a content analysis of all printed letters ...