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  • Analysis of legal protection of victims of discrimination and harassment and development of strategies for reform. 

    Middlemiss, Sam (Robert Gordon University Department of Law, 2006)
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 2004. Sex and race discrimination. In: M. SARGEANT. Discrimination law. Pearson Longman. pp. 73-107
     
    MIDDLEMISS, S. and HAY, O., 2003. Bullying in the workplace: the case for legal redress? Irish Law Times 21 (17), 21 (18) and 21 (19)
     
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 2003. Fashion victims, dress to conform to the norm, or else? Comparative analysis of legal protection against employers' appearance codes in the United Kingdom and the United States. International Journal of Discrimination and Law, 6, pp. 69-102
     
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 2003. The legal liability of employers for trainees. Journal of Education and Law, 15 (2/3), pp. 115-133
     
    DUFFY, A. and MIDDLEMISS, S., 2002. Comparative analysis of vicarious liability of employers in harassment cases in the United Kingdom and the United States. Common Law World Review, 31 (3), pp. 254-285
     
    BUSBY, N. and MIDDLEMISS, S., 2001. The equality deficit: legal protection for homosexuals and lesbians in employment? Gender, Work and Organisation, 8(4), pp. 387-410
     
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 2001. Back to square one: The Secretary of State for Defence v McDonald (2001) IRLR 431 and the legal protection against discrimination in employment based on sexual orientation. Scottish Law Practice Quarterly, October.
     
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 2000. "Shall I compare thee?" The legal dilemma, choice of comparators in discrimination cases. International Journal of Discrimination and Law, 4, pp. 293-317
     
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 1999. Comparators in disability discrimination cases. Scottish Law & Practice Quarterly, 4 (20, pp. 151-153
     
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 1998. Employers's liability for non-employees. Institute of Occupational Safely and Health Journal, 2(10, pp. 15-27
     
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 1999. Casenote: Smith v Gardner Merchant (1998) IRLR 510. Juridical Review, 17, pp. 134-137
     
    MAYS, R., WATSON, J. and MIDDLEMISS, S., 1997. Every breath you take, every move you make ... : Scots law; the Protection from Harassment Act, 1997, the problem of stalking in Scotland. Juridical Review, 6, pp. 331-354
     
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 1997. Civil remedies for victims of sexual harassment: delictual actions. Juridical Review, 4, pp. 241-249
     
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 2001. Substantive relief for victims of abuse? The Protection from Abuse (Scotland) Act 2001. Scots Law Times, Issue 10, pp. 324-327
     
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 2000. Mutuality of obligation; the contractual imperative in employment law? Scottish Law Gazette 68 (3), pp. 79-83
     
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 2000. Aiding a discriminatory act of the employer, (AM v WC and SPF (1999) IRLR 410). Scots Law Times, Issue 1, pp. 1-4
     
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 1998. Tower boot revisited: the impact continues. Scottish Law Gazette, 66 (4), pp 180-181
     
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 1997. Statutory control of harassment: the implications for employment. Green's Employment Law Bulletin, 19 (June)
     
    MAYS, R. and MIDDLEMISS, S., 1997. The common law and statutory concepts of vicarious liability: the parting of the ways? Scots Law Times, March 28, pp. 95-97
     
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 1997. The legal protection for victims of sexual harassment: the contractual dimension. Scots Law Times, February 7, pp. 37-40
     
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 1996. Gender neutral conduct is sex discrimination. Green's Employment Law Bulletin, December.
     
  • Conceptions of effective information use and learning in a tele-health organization: a phenomenographic study of information literacy and knowledge management at work. 

    Toledano O'Farrill, Ruben (The Robert Gordon University Department of Information Management, 2008-12)
    This research study investigates the concept of workplace information literacy (IL) theoretically and empirically, focusing on the connections between information literacy and knowledge management (KM). This dissertation ...
  • The content, scope and purpose of local studies collections in the libraries of further and higher education institutions in the United Kingdom. 

    Nolan, Marie E. (Robert Gordon University Department of Information Management, 2014)
    This research examines the presence of and reasons for local studies resources in the libraries and learning centres of further and higher education institutions in the United Kingdom. The study’s aims were to investigate ...
  • The effective evidence-based high school librarian: a journey to decision. 

    Turriff, Alison (The Robert Gordon University Department of Information Management, 2008-12)
    This thesis aims to establish how high school librarians in Scotland and America can become effective evidence-based decision-makers. Initial data collection consisted of written questionnaires to elicit background data ...
  • Evaluation of the development and application of multimedia computer assisted learning in Higher Education. 

    Newton, Robert (Robert Gordon University Department of Information Management., 2001-03)
    This thesis deals with approaches to the evaluation of multimedia computer assisted learning in higher education. The thesis is presented in two parts. The first part consists mainly of a literature based review of the ...
  • Evidence-based practice in teaching : an information perspective 

    Williams, Dorothy; Coles, Louisa (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/00220410710836376, 2007)
    WILLIAMS, D. and COLES, L., 2007. Evidence-based practice in teaching: an information perspective. Journal of Documentation, 63 (6), pp. 812-835
    Purpose – The purpose of this research is to explore UK teachers' use of research-based information, with a particular focus on issues relating to access to information in schools, information literacy, and the role of the ...
  • Impact evaluation, professional practice and policy making. 

    Johnson, Ian M.; Williams, Dorothy; Wavell, Caroline; Baxter, Graeme (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/03074800410515255, 2004-01)
    JOHNSON, I. M., WILLIAMS, D. A., WAVELL, C. and BAXTER, G., 2004. Impact evaluation, professional practice, and policy making. New Library World, 105 (1/2), pp. 33-46.
    This paper examines the relationship between research into the evaluation of the impact of library and information services, policy making in the field, and professional practice and education. The paper first summarises ...
  • Impact of school libraries on learning: critical review of evidence to inform the Scottish education community. 

    Williams, Dorothy; Wavell, Caroline; Morrison, Katie (Robert Gordon University, Institute for Management, Governance & Society (IMaGeS) http://www.scottishlibraries.org/storage/sectors/schools/SLIC_RGU_Impact_of_School_Libraries_2013.pdf, 2013)
    WILLIAMS, D., WAVELL, C. and MORRISON, K., 2013. Impact of school libraries on learning: critical review of published evidence to inform the Scottish education community [online]. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University, Institute for Management, Governance & Society(IMaGeS). Available from SLIC website.
    The aim of the report is to identify and critically evaluate the available evidence of the impact of school libraries on learning, including attainment, skills and attitudes. The report, commissioned by the Scottish Library ...
  • Impact of school library services on achievement and learning in primary schools: critical literature review of the impact of school library provision on achievement and learning in primary level students. 

    Williams, Dorothy; Coles, Louisa; Wavell, Caroline (The Council for Museums, Archives & Libraries, 2002)
    This critical literature review examines research linking educational attainment and school library use at primary level and complements a review examining the links between educational achievement and school library ...
  • Impact of school library services on achievement and learning: critical literature review of the impact of school library services on achievement and learning to inform the work of the DfES Task Group set up to implement actions contained in the Government's response to "Empowering the Learning Community". 

    Williams, Dorothy; Wavell, Caroline; Coles, Louisa (The Council for Museums, Archives & Libraries, 2001)
    This critical literature review examines research linking educational attainment and school library use at secondary level. The study was funded by Resource: The Council for Museums, Archives and Libraries to inform the ...
  • Implementing impact evaluation in professional practice: a study of support needs within the museum, archive and library sector 

    Williams, Dorothy; Wavell, Caroline; Baxter, Graeme; MacLennan, Alan; Jobson, Debbie (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2005.08.003, 2005-12)
    WILLIAMS, D., WAVELL, C., BAXTER, G., MACLENNAN, A. and JOBSON, D., 2005. Implementing impact evaluation in professional practice: a study of support needs within the museum, archive and library sector. International Journal of Information Management, 25 (6), pp. 533-548
    This paper reports on research into the professional needs of those embarking on impact evaluation in the museum, archive and library sector. The research used a web portal providing impact evaluation research findings ...
  • Information literacy in the classroom : secondary school teachers' conceptions 

    Williams, Dorothy; Wavell, Caroline (Department of Information Management, Aberdeen Business School, The Robert Gordon University, 2006)
    WILLIAMS, Dorothy and WAVELL, Caroline. Information literacy in the classroom : secondary school teachers' conceptions. Final report on research funded by Society for Educational Studies. Research Report 15, Department of Information Management, Aberdeen Business School, The Robert Gordon University, 2006.
    The study reported here was designed to investigate how secondary school teachers describe their students’ information literacy. It sought to identify how information literacy is interpreted by teachers in relation to the ...
  • Knowing through narratives: the role of knowledge within the technological innovation process in the UK upstream oil and gas industry. 

    Burnett, Simon M. (Robert Gordon University Department of Information Management, 2010-03)
    The aim of this research was to further understanding of the role of knowledge and knowledge-based processes within the process of technological innovation within the UK upstream oil and gas industry. The scope of the ...
  • 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 strategic role of knowledge auditing and mapping: an organisational case study. 

    Williams, Dorothy; Grinnall, Andy; Burnett, Simon M. (Wiley. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/kpm.1416, 2013-08)
    BURNETT, S., WILLIAMS, D. and GRINNALL, A., 2013. The strategic role of knowledge auditing and mapping: an organisational case study. Knowledge and Process Management, 20 (3), pp. 161-176.
    This paper presents the results of research, which aimed to evaluate the current position of the knowledge management (KM) capabilities of a multi-national energy services company, and is based on work originally presented ...
  • Towards a model of information behaviour of a information provider: a mixed methods study. 

    Davies, Richmond (Robert Gordon University Department of Information Management, 2013-05)
    Not much is not known about the totality of information behaviours of information providers from among the plethora of library and information science literature. This research aims to describe, categorise and devise a ...
  • 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. ...
  • User perceptions of relevance and its effect on retrieval in a smart textile archive. 

    Horsburgh, Ben; Craw, Susan; Williams, Dorothy; Burnett, Simon M.; Morrison, Katie; Martin, Suzanne (Springer-Verlag http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-39056-2_11, 2013)
    HORSBURGH, B., CRAW, S., WILLIAMS, D., BURNETT, S., MORRISON, K. and MARTIN, S., 2013. User perceptions of relevance and its effect on retrieval in a smart textile archive. In: S. J. DELANY and S. ONTANON, EDS. Case-Based Reasoning Research and Development: 21st International Conference, ICCBR 2013. 8-11 July 2013. Berlin: Springer-Verlag. Pp. 149-163.
    The digitisation of physical textiles archives is an important process for the Scottish textiles industry. This transformation creates an easy access point to a wide breadth of knowledge, which can be used to understand ...
  • What have we learned so far? The development and application of an organisational learning narrative. 

    Burnett, Simon M.; Grinnall, Andy; Williams, Dorothy (Palgrave Macmillan http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/kmrp.2013.38, 2015-05)
    BURNETT, S., GRINNALL, A. and WILLIAMS, D., 2015. What have we learned so far? The development and application of an organisational learning narrative. Knowledge Management Research & Practice, 13 (2), pp. 160-167.
    The use of narratives and stories has been growing in popularity in the field of knowledge management. Narratives may be used as useful vehicles for several knowledge-based activities within organisational (and other) ...