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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • The impact of the 1992 MacSharry CAP reforms on agriculture in the Grampian Region. 

    Stewart, Rachel Smith (The Robert Gordon University Department of Law, 2000-09)
    This thesis is an examination of the impact of the 1992 MacSharry Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reforms on one region of the European Union (ED), namely Grampian Region in Scotland. The period of analysis is 1991-95, ...
  • The impact of the cessation of blogs within the UK police blogosphere. 

    Pedersen, Sarah; Burnett, Simon M.; Smith, Robert; Grinnall, Andy (John Wiley & Sons Ltd http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ntwe.12028, 2014-07)
    PEDERSEN, S., BURNETT, S., SMITH, R. and GRINNALL, A., 2014. The impact of the cessation of blogs within the UK police blogosphere. New Technology, Work and Employment Management, Vol 29 (2), pp. 160-176.
    This article investigates the concept of influence within a group of police work-bloggers. During the period studied (2007–2013), three influential police bloggers, well-known within the small and tightly knit UK police ...
  • The impact on education for librarianship and information studies of the Bologna process and related European Commission programmes – and some outstanding issues in Europe and beyond. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (IOS Press, 2013-09)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 2013. The impact on education for librarianship and information studies of the Bologna process and related European Commission programmes – and some outstanding issues in Europe and beyond. Education for Information, 30 (1/2), pp. 63-92.
    The Bologna Declaration of 1999 is the basis for continuing reforms in higher education intended to support international mobility in employment within the European Union. This paper describes the standardised structure ...
  • The impact on libraries and archives in Iraq of war and looting in 2003: a preliminary assessment of the damage and subsequent reconstruction efforts. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.iilr.2005.07.005, 2005-09)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 2005. The impact on libraries and archives in Iraq of war and looting in 2003: a preliminary assessment of the damage and subsequent reconstruction efforts. International Information and Library Review, 37 (3), pp. 209-271
    The early reports that appeared during and immediately after the 2003 war and subsequent civil disorder in Iraq provoked public and professional concern about the impact on libraries and archives services. However, many ...
  • The impacts of foot and mouth disease on a peripheral tourism area: the role and effect of crisis management. 

    Irvine, Wilson; Anderson, Alistair R. (Haworth Press http://dx.doi.org/10.1300/J073v19n02_05, 2005)
    IRVINE, W. and ANDERSON, A.R., 2005. The impacts of foot and mouth disease on a peripheral tourism area: the role and effect of crisis management. Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing, 19 (2/3), pp. 47-60.
    This study reports on the consequences of endemic cattle and sheep disease (2001) on two separate areas on the tourist industry; a) the Grampian Region of Scotland (indirectly affected) and b) Cumbria in England, (directly ...
  • The implementation of the Counterweight Programme in Scotland, UK. 

    Counterweight Project Team; Bell-Higgs, Anna E.; Brosnahan, Naomi T.; Clarke, Anne M.; Dow, Maria S. A.; Haynes, Sarah M.; Lyons, G. Felicity; McCombie, E. Louise; Mongia, Sarika; Noble, Paula A.; Quinn, Marney F.; Regan, Paula J.; Ross, Hazel M.; Thompson, Frances E.; Vermeulen, Adri; Broom, Iain; Reckless, John P. D.; Kumar, Sudhesh; Lean, Michael E. J.; Frost, Gary S.; Finer, Nick; Haslam, David W.; Morrison, David; Sloan, Billy; McLoone, Philip (Oxford University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/fampra/cmr074, 2012-04)
    COUNTERWEIGHT PROJECT TEAM, 2012. The implementation of the Counterweight Programme in Scotland, UK. Family Practice, 29 (Supp. 1), pp. i139-i144.
    Background. The Counterweight Programme is a proven model for the management of obesity in the UK, evaluated over 5 years (2000–05) and demonstrating clinical and cost effectiveness. The Scottish Government commissioned ...
  • Implementing formulary recommendations in primary care: effect on patient outcomes. 

    Stewart, Derek C. (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 1998-02)
    This research aimed to measure the effect on health outcomes of implementing selected recommendations of the Grampian Joint Drug Formulary in primary care. Antibiotics used in the treatment of uncomplicated lower urinary ...
  • 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 ...
  • An improved Vickers indentation fracture toughness model to assess the quality of thermally sprayed coatings. 

    Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Ahmed, R.; Prathuru, A. K.; Spence, S.; Hossain, Mamdud; Steel, John A. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engfracmech.2014.07.015, 2014-07-29)
    FAISAL, N.H., AHMED, R., PRATHURU, A.K., SPENCE, S., HOSSAIN, M. and STEEL, J.A. 2014. An improved Vickers indentation fracture toughness model to assess the quality of thermally sprayed coatings. Engineering fracture mechanics [online], 128, pages 189-204. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engfracmech.2014.07.015
    This study presents an improved approach to the quality assessment of thermally sprayed coatings. Measurements were carried out on five different coatings. Since it is the overall extent of surface cracking during Vickers ...
  • Improvement in fingerprint detection using Tb(III)-dipicolinic acid complex doped nanobeads and time resolved imaging. 

    Hauser, Frank M.; Knupp, Gerd; Officer, Simon J. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2015.05.010, 2015-08)
    HAUSER, F. M., KNUPP, G. and OFFICER, S., 2015. Improvement in fingerprint detection using Tb(III)-dipicolinic acid complex doped nanobeads and time resolved imaging. Forensic Science International, Vol. 253, pp. 55-63.
    This paper deals with the synthesis and application of lanthanide complex doped nanobeads used as a luminescent fingerprint powder. Due to their special optical properties, namely a long emission lifetime, sharp emission ...
  • Improving bag-of-visual-words model with spatial-temporal correlation for video retrieval. 

    Wang, Lei; Song, Dawei; Elyan, Eyad (ACM http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2396761.2398433, 2012-10)
    WANG, L., SONG, D. and ELYAN, E., 2012. Improving bag-of-visual-words model with spatial-temporal correlation for video retrieval. In: Proceedings of the 21st ACM international conference on Information and knowledge management. 29 October – 2 November 2012. New York, NY: ACM. Pp. 1303-1312
    Most of the state-of-art approaches to Query-by-Example (QBE) video retrieval are based on the Bag-of-visual-Words (BovW) representation of visual content. It, however, ig- nores the spatial-temporal information, which ...
  • Improving building function: an analysis of design management processes and operational planning in the development of hospital food service systems. 

    Parks, Clare A. (The Robert Gordon University School of Architecture and Built Environment, 2000-06)
    The complexity of future societies will be reflected not only in the buildings that are created but also in the processes that evolve such buildings. Within the construction industry, and specifically in relation to ...
  • Improving representativeness in online surveys using a combined internet/postal approach: evidence from a UK-wide survey of consumers. 

    Atorough, Peter; Donaldson, Bill; Harris, Ainslie J. (Edukator d.o.o., 2011-06)
    ATOROUGH, P., DONALDSON, B. and HARRIS, A., 2011. Improving representativeness in online surveys using a combined internet/postal approach: evidence from a UK-wide survey of consumers. In: Advances in Business-Related Scientific Research Conference. June 1 -2 2011. Slovenia: Edukator.
    The Internet is fast gaining popularity as a medium for undertaking various forms of research, particularly research of a quantitative and survey nature. While the benefits of undertaking such research are numerous and ...
  • "In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity" - using a case study to identify Critical Success Factors contributing to the initiation of international collaborative projects. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (IOS Press http://www.iospress.nl/loadtop/load.php?isbn=01678329, 2005-03)
    JOHNSON, I.M., 2005. "In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity" - using a case study to identify Critical Success Factors contributing to the initiation of international collaborative projects. Education for Information, 23 (1/2), pp.9-42.
    This paper aims to identify factors that contribute to the successful initiation of international collaborative projects that are intended to support the development of education for librarianship and information sciences. ...
  • Incentive effects, monitoring mechanisms and the market for corporate control: an analysis of the factors affecting public to private transactions in the UK. 

    Weir, Charlie; Laing, David; Wright, Mike (Blackwell http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.0306-686X.2005.00617.x, 2005-06)
    WEIR, C., LAING, D. and WRIGHT, M., 2005. Incentive effects, monitoring mechanisms and the market for corporate control: an analysis of the factors affecting public to private transactions in the UK. Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 32 (5-6), pp. 909-943.
    This paper investigates the factors that influence the decision to change the status of a publicly quoted company to that of a private company. We find that firms that go private are more likely to have higher CEO ownership ...
  • Incorporating a metropolis method in a distribution estimation using Markov random field algorithm. 

    Shakya, Siddhartha; McCall, John; Brown, Deryck (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2005.1555017, 2005-09)
    SHAKYA, S., MCCALL, J. and BROWN, D., 2005. Incorporating a metropolis method in a distribution estimation using Markov random field algorithm. In: Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2005), Volume 3. 2-5 September 2005. New York: IEEE. pp. 2576-2583.
    Markov Random Field (MRF) modelling techniques have been recently proposed as a novel approach to probabilistic modelling for Estimation of Distribution Algorithms (EDAs)[34, 4]. An EDA using this technique, presented ...