Recent Submissions

  • Building online learner communities: an activity theory perspective. 

    Fulford, Heather; Bailey, Moira; Stephen, Graeme; McWhirr, Susan M. (University of Stirling (Organisers) https://www.stir.ac.uk/events/archive/propelconference/, 2014-06-25)
    FULFORD, H., BAILEY, M., STEPHEN, G. and MCWHIRR, S.M. 2014. Building online learner communities: an activity theory perspective. Presented at the Professional practice education and learning conference (ProPEL), 25-27 June 2014, Stirling, UK.
    In recent decades there has been a considerable growth in the delivery of professional education in online mode. To support this mode of learning, educators now have at their disposal an array of tools, with recent additions ...
  • Every child a library member: an evaluative review. 

    Reid, Peter H.; Hood, Caroline (Scottish Library and Information Council https://scottishlibraries.org/research-skills/every-child-a-library-member/, 2018-08-31)
    REID, P.H. and HOOD, C. 2016. Every child a library member: an evaluative review. Glasgow: Scottish Library and Information Council [online]. Available from: https://scottishlibraries.org/research-skills/every-child-a-library-member/
    In August 2016 the Department of Information Management at Robert Gordon University conducted an Evaluative Review of the Every Child A Library Member project. The review, conducted by Professor Peter Reid and Caroline ...
  • The gap between degree outcomes and employability skills: using scholarly enquiry to aid in future teaching practice. 

    Bremner, Pauline Ann Mary (Robert Gordon University https://www3.rgu.ac.uk/events/future-work-future-graduates-forging-the-link, 2018-05-03)
    BREMNER, P.A.M. 2018. The gap between degree outcomes and employability skills: using scholarly enquiry to aid in future teaching practice. Presented at the Robert Gordon University annual learning and teaching conference: future work, future graduates; forging the link, 3 May 2018, Aberdeen, UK.
    An honours year of any degree performs a valuable platform in enhancing the relevant skills sets, aiding graduates to become more 'work ready'. Whilst these skill sets take into account many factors, they translate to Level ...
  • International practices, beliefs and values in not-for-profit financial reporting. 

    Cordery, Carolyn J.; Crawford, Louise; Breen, Oonagh B.; Morgan, Gareth G.
    CORDERY, C.J., CRAWFORD, L., BREEN, O.B. and MORGAN, G.G. [2018]. International practices, beliefs and values in not-for-profit financial reporting. Accounting forum [online], (accepted).
    Financial reporting is an important aspect of not-for-profit organisations’ (NPOs') accountability discharge, particularly for donations and funding. Nevertheless, NPO financial reporting lacks a global approach. Drawing ...
  • Environmental crime liability of the Nigerian government in its oil pollution menace. 

    Chuks-Ezike, Chukwuemeka (Allied Academies http://www.alliedacademies.org/articles/environmental-crime-liability-of-the-nigerian-government-in-its-oil-pollution-menace-9631.html, 2018-05-18)
    CHUKS-EZIKE, C. 2018. Environmental crime liability of the Nigerian government in its oil pollution menace. Environmental risk assessment and remediation [online], 2(2), pages 1-7. Available from: http://www.alliedacademies.org/articles/environmental-crime-liability-of-the-nigerian-government-in-its-oil-pollution-menace-9631.html
    The grave challenges of oil pollution have been over stated in several environmental journals. The liability accruing to such pollutions have also been extensively discussed by several legal scholars. Interestingly, this ...
  • Drillers' cognitive skills monitoring task. 

    Roberts, Ruby Clyde; Flin, Rhona; Cleland, Jennifer; Urquhart, Jim (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/1064804617744713, 2018-05-10)
    ROBERTS, R.C., FLIN, R., CLELAND, J. and URQUHART, J. 2018. Drillers' cognitive skills monitoring task. Ergonomics in design [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1064804617744713
    Drilling incidents have emphasized that offshore drillers require a high level of cognitive skills, including situation awareness and decision making, to maintain safe and efficient well control. Although a number of tools ...
  • Mutual trust and co-operation under NEC 3&4: a fresh perspective. 

    Mante, Joseph
    MANTE, J. [2018]. Mutual trust and co-operation under NEC 3&4: a fresh perspective. Construction law journal [online], (accepted). Available from: http://westlaw.co.uk
    Using insights from planning and employment law, this piece looks beyond the conventional connotation of good faith and critically examines the meaning, scope and consequence of the duty to act in a spirit of mutual trust ...
  • Enterprise search and discovery capability: the factors and generative mechanisms for user satisfaction. 

    Cleverley, Paul Hugh; Burnett, Simon M. (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0165551518770969, 2018-05-11)
    CLEVERLEY, P.H. and BURNETT, S. 2018. Enterprise search and discovery capability: the factors and generative mechanisms for user satisfaction. Journal of information science [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0165551518770969
    Many organizations are re-creating the 'Google-like' experience behind their firewall to exploit their information. However, surveys show dissatisfaction with enterprise search is commonplace. No prior study has investigated ...
  • Journals and jottings on entrepreneurial learning journeys. 

    Fulford, Heather; Bailey, Moira (Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited http://www.proceedings.com/24280.html, 2014-09-18)
    FULFORD, H. and BAILEY, M. 2014. Journals and jottings on entrepreneurial learning journeys. In Galbraith, B. (ed.) Proceedings of the 9th European conference on innovation and entrepreneurship (ECIE 2014), 18-19 September 2014, Belfast, UK. Reading: Academic Conferences Ltd [online], pages 198-206. Available from: http://www.proceedings.com/24280.html
    Review of relevant literature highlighted that entrepreneurs need help to reflect on, and make sense of, the challenges and opportunities that occur during the entrepreneurial process. For students who are unfamiliar with ...
  • The regional offices in Brussels: from 'push and pull' to 'people and place'. 

    Greenwood, Justin (Berghahn Journals https://doi.org/10.3167/reco.2014.040301, 2014-12-01)
    GREENWOOD, J. 2014. The regional offices in Brussels: from 'push and pull' to 'people and place'. Regions and cohesion [online], 4(3), pages 1-16. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3167/reco.2014.040301
    The potential of 'people and place' is assessed as a means to broaden research about regional political actors into key questions about their role in European integration, largely dormant since the European Commission's ...
  • Exploring the everyday life information needs and the sociocultural adaptation barriers of Syrian refugees in Scotland. 

    Martzoukou, Konstantina; Burnett, Simon M.
    MARTZOUKOU, K. and BURNETT, S. [2018]. Exploring the everyday life information needs and the sociocultural adaptation barriers of Syrian refugees in Scotland. Journal of documentation [online], (accepted).
    Purpose: This paper presents the research findings of the 'Syrian new Scots' Information Literacy Way-finding practices' research project, funded by the Information Literacy Group (ILG) of the Chartered Institute of Library ...
  • The contrasting evolution of the right to a fair trial in UK extradition law. 

    Arnell, Paul
    ARNELL, P. [2018]. The contrasting evolution of the right to a fair trial in UK extradition law. International journal of human rights [online], (accepted).
    Extradition is a process whereby accused and convicted persons are lawfully transferred across borders from one territory to another. It is unquestionably important. It serves material public purposes. Lord Thomas in Polish ...
  • The use of self moderated focus groups to gather exploratory data on information beliefs and their impact on information seeking behaviour. 

    Marcella, Rita (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lisr.2018.04.004, 2018-04-27)
    MARCELLA, R. 2018. The use of self moderated focus groups to gather exploratory data on information beliefs and their impact on information seeking behaviour. Library and information science research [online], 40(1), pages 45-52. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lisr.2018.04.004
    The existence of an information belief system is tested for the first time through innovative use of self moderated focus groups. Initial generation of information beliefs was achieved in an open, unpredicted and unbiased ...
  • Facet analysis in UDC: questions of structure, functionality and data formality. 

    Slavic, Aida; Davies, Sylvie C. (Ergon Verlag http://www.ergon-verlag.de/en/bibliotheks--informationswissenschaft/knowledge-organization-journal/knowledge-organization-single-issue-2017-6.php, 2017-11-30)
    SLAVIC, A. and DAVIES, S. 2017. Facet analysis in UDC: questions of structure, functionality and data formality. Knowledge organization [online], 44(6): selected papers from the International UDC seminar 2017: faceted classification today: theory, technology and end users, 14-15 September 2017, London, UK, pages 425-435. Available from: http://www.ergon-verlag.de/en/bibliotheks--informationswissenschaft/knowledge-organization-journal/knowledge-organization-single-issue-2017-6.php
    The paper will look into different patterns of facet analysis used in the UDC schedules and how these affect the scheme presentation, the underlying data structure and the management of the classification scheme. From the ...
  • Information seeking behavioural paths of physicians for diabetes mellitus care: a qualitative comparative analysis of information needs, sources, and barriers. 

    Kostagiolas, Petros A.; Kourouthanassis, Panos E.; Martzoukou, Konstantina; Korfiatis, Nikolaos; Niakas, Dimitrios (Palgrave Macmillan https://doi.org/10.1080/20476965.2017.1390050, 2018-01-04)
    KOSTAGIOLAS, P.A., KOUROUTHANASSIS, P.E., MARTZOUKOU, K., KORFIATIS, N. and NIAKAS, D. 2018. Information seeking behavioural paths of physicians for diabetes mellitus care: a qualitative comparative analysis of information needs, sources, and barriers. Health systems [online], 7(1), pages 13-28. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/20476965.2017.1390050
    This study addresses diabetes physicians' information seeking behavioural paths (digital, conventional, interpersonal) which lead to information needs satisfaction and the barriers encountered in this process. The study ...
  • Gas monetisation intricacies: evidence from Indonesia. 

    Hakam, Dzikri Firmansyah; Asekomeh, Ayodele O. (ECON Journals http://www.econjournals.com/index.php/ijeep/article/view/6005, 2018-04-05)
    HAKAM, D.F. and ASEKOMEH, A.O. 2018. Gas monetisation intricacies: evidence from Indonesia. International journal of energy economics and policy [online], 8(2), pages 174-181. Available from: http://www.econjournals.com/index.php/ijeep/article/view/6005
    Indonesia's geographical spread as an archipelago results in a unique and sophisticated electricity distribution. Consequently, PLN, Indonesia's state-owned electricity company, faces several challenges in implementing a ...
  • Matching experiential learning style with entrepreneurial opportunities: a framework. 

    Kakouris, Alexandros; Fulford, Heather; Liargovas, Panagiotis (Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited http://academic-bookshop.com/ourshop/prod_4014001-ECIE-2015-10th-European-Conference-on-Innovation-and-Entrepreneurship-Genoa-Italy-ISBN-9781910810491-ISSN-20491050.html, 2015-09-17)
    KAKOURIS, A., FULFORD, H. and LIARGOVAS, P. 2015. Matching experiential learning style with entrepreneurial opportunities: a framework. In Dameri, R.A., Garelli, R. and Resta, M. (eds.) Proceedings of the 10th European innovation and entrepreneurship conference (ECIE 2015), 17-18 September 2015, Genoa, Italy. Reading: Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited [online], pages 836-839. Available from: http://academic-bookshop.com/ourshop/prod_4014001-ECIE-2015-10th-European-Conference-on-Innovation-and-Entrepreneurship-Genoa-Italy-ISBN-9781910810491-ISSN-20491050.html
    In the present conceptual article, we draw upon the notions of entreprenteurial opportunity and learning style to discuss a research question, and the corresponding theoretical framework, for an online experiment. The ...
  • Extradition in the sheriff court. 

    Arnell, Paul (Sweet and Maxwell https://login.westlaw.co.uk/, 2018-03-23)
    ARNELL, P. 2018. Extradition in the sheriff court. Scots law times [online], 10, pages 33-35. Available from: https://login.westlaw.co.uk/
    Examines recent developments in respect of extradition practice, focusing on the Sheriff Court decisions in: Lord Advocate v SN, involving a person suffering from dementia; Lord Advocate v Shapovalov, involving the ...
  • The information literacy and continuous professional development practices of teachers at a Jewish day school. 

    Cogan, Aviel; Martzoukou, Konstantina
    COGAN, A. and MARTZOUKOU, K. [2018]. The information literacy and continuous professional development practices of teachers at a Jewish day school. Reference services review [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/RSR-12-2017-0045
    This study investigated how in-service teachers within the context of an American Jewish day school perceive, practice and develop Information Literacy (IL), as a sociocultural practice and through Continuing Professional ...
  • Social and cultural capital information sheet. 

    Grinnall, Andy (SPARA 2020, 2017-12-31)
    GRINNALL, A. 2017. Social and cultural capital information sheet. Aberdeen: SPARA Project, Deliverable 7.2.
    A large majority of the information compiled in this sheet comes from the research conducted by Bloice, Baxter and Gray (2017) at remote airports for the SPARA project. Some additional elements have been included based on ...

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