Recent Submissions

  • Eradicating information poverty; an agenda for research. 

    Marcella, Rita; Chowdhury, Gobinda
    MARCELLA, R. and CHOWDHURY, G. [2018]. Eradicating information poverty; an agenda for research. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], (accepted).
    Information poverty remains a critical issue for societies today. The literature of information poverty is reviewed tracking its origins in library and information science in the 1970s and the various approaches that have ...
  • What an extradition hearing is and why it matters. 

    Arnell, Paul
    ARNELL, P. [2018]. What an extradition hearing is and why it matters. Juridical review [online], (accepted).
    Extradition is important. It serves vital purposes. The centrepiece of UK extradition is the hearing. It plays the operative role in the rendition of accused and convicted persons from the UK to third states. In light of ...
  • Financial soundness of Kazakhstan banks: analysis and prediction. 

    Salina, Aigul Pazenovna (Robert Gordon University Aberdeen Business School, 2017-12-01)
    SALINA, A.P. 2017. Financial soundness of Kazakhstan banks: analysis and prediction. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Purpose – The financial systems in many emerging countries are still impacted by the devastating effect of the 2008 financial crisis which created a massive disaster in the global economy. The banking sector needs appropriate ...
  • Understanding waste recycling behaviour in the UK: home-work consistency. 

    Oke, Adekunle (Robert Gordon University Aberdeen Business School, 2018-04-01)
    OKE, A.O. 2018. Understanding waste recycling behaviour in the UK: home-work consistency. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Despite the increasing attention being paid to waste recycling, there is a dearth of both empirical evidence on recycling at work and examination of any spillover effects of recycling behaviour from home to work. Situated ...
  • Examining health information source-selection, access, and use by men in rural areas of south-east Nigeria: mapping culturally appropriate health information provision. 

    Emele, Chikezie Daniel (Robert Gordon University School of Creative and Cultural Business, 2018-01-01)
    EMELE, C.D. 2018. Examining health information source-selection, access, and use by men in rural areas of south-east Nigeria: mapping culturally appropriate health information provision. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    The provision of accessible and usable health information is vital for making informed health decisions and embracing active and preventative health behaviours (such as reporting of symptoms, early screening and seeking ...
  • The adoption of eco-innovations: a study of SMEs in the Scottish food and drink sector. 

    Dakup, Karan (Robert Gordon University Aberdeen Business School, 2018-05-01)
    DAKUP, K. 2018. The adoption of eco-innovations: a study of SMEs in the Scottish food and drink sector. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    The increasing government and consumer interest in, and growing concerns about environmental issues have pressured businesses to adopt eco-innovative measures and activities. These pressures have been felt particularly by ...
  • The European Union migration crisis. 

    Borg Barthet, Justin; Lyons, Carole (Edinburgh University Press https://dx.doi.org/10.3366/elr.2016.0346, 2016-04-30)
    BORG-BARTHET, J. and LYONS, C. 2016. The European Union migration crisis. Edinburgh Law Review [online], 20(2), pages 230-235. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.3366/elr.2016.0346
    On 9 September 2010 the body of a man who had fallen from a British Airways flight to Heathrow was discovered in a wealthy west-London suburb. It is hard to pinpoint any one precise origin of the migration crisis currently ...
  • The information experiences of Syrian new Scots: more than meets the eye: Syrian new Scots information literacy way-findings practices. 

    Martzoukou, Konstantina; Burnett, Simon M. (Robert Gordon University https://www3.rgu.ac.uk/research/conferences/i-2017/overview, 2017-06-27)
    MARTZOUKOU, K. and BURNETT, S. 2017. The information experiences of Syrian new Scots: more than meets the eye: Syrian new Scots information literacy way-findings practices. Presented at the Information, interactions and impact conference (i3 2017), 27-30 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK.
    The aim of this study was to examine the information related experiences and information literacy practices of Syrian new Scots during their resettlement and integration. The objectives were: 1) To explore Syrian new ...
  • Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-finding practices: phase 1 research findings. 

    Martzoukou, Konstantina; Burnett, Simon M. (LILAC (Organisers) https://www.lilacconference.com/lilac-archive/lilac-2017-1, 2017-04-10)
    MARTZOUKOU, K. and BURNETT, S. 2017. Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-finding practices: phase 1 research findings. Presented at the Librarians' information literacy annual conference 2017 (LILAC 2017), 10-12 April 2017, Swansea, UK. Swansea: LILAC [online]. Available from: https://www.lilacconference.com/lilac-archive/lilac-2017-1
    The research in Phase 1 was conducted via interviews with two Scottish Refugee Council Coordinators and two focus groups with Syrian new Scots (with nine women and nine men). Syrian participants were also involved in a ...
  • Syrian information literacy. [Project website] 

    Martzoukou, Konstantina (Robert Gordon University https://syrian-information-literacy.blogspot.com/, 2016-10-01)
    MARTZOUKOU, K. 2017. Syrian information literacy. [Project website]. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University [online]. Available from: https://syrian-information-literacy.blogspot.com/
    This is the authors official blog website for the Lost in information? project. The aim of the project was to examine information related experiences and information literacy practices of Syrian new Scots (the Syrian ...
  • Online news audiences as co-authors? The extent and limits of collaborative citizen-professional journalism on newspaper comment threads. 

    Morrison, James
    MORRISON, J. [2018]. Online news audiences as co-authors? The extent and limits of collaborative citizen-professional journalism on newspaper comment threads. In Journalism and social media: new trends and cultural implications. London: IntechOpen [online], forthcoming.
    Recent research has demonstrated how comment threads published beneath online news articles are being transformed into fluid interfaces between professional journalists, their work and their audiences. Today's audience-members ...
  • Protecting the wrongdoer: civil limitation laws in historical childhood abuse claims. 

    Ross, Hamish
    ROSS, H. [2018]. Protecting the wrongdoer: civil limitation laws in historical childhood abuse claims. International journal of children's rights [online], (accepted).
    This article examines the appropriateness of applying civil limitation and related laws to adult claims in historical child abuse cases, focusing on moral and policy issues attending the use of such laws highlighted in a ...
  • Civil dialogue and the Citizens' Initiative: accounting for collaboration and competition using the advocacy coalition framework and the strategic action field. 

    Greenwood, Justin (Palgrave Macmillan https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137500724_11, 2015-08-15)
    GREENWOOD, J. 2015. Civil dialogue and the Citizens' Initiative: accounting for collaboration and competition using the advocacy coalition framework and the strategic action field. In Johannson, H. and Kalm, S. (eds.) EU civil society: patterns of cooperation, competition and conflict. London: Palgrave MacMillan [online], chapter 11, pages 193-209. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137500724_11
    The European Citizens' Initiative (ECI) has introduced a largely new set of campaigners working in a fresh 'direct democracy' frame at EU level, alongside an established group of Brussels based EU NGOs seeking to ...
  • Problems of involvement and detachment: a critical approach to researching live event experiences. 

    Turner, Daniel; Pirie, Elliot (Palgrave Macmillan https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-52386-0_2, 2016-06-11)
    TURNER, D. and PIRIE, E. 2016. Problems of involvement and detachment: a critical approach to researching live event experiences. In Lamond, I.R. and Platt, L. Critical event studies. London: Palgrave Macmillan [online], pages 17-35. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-52386-0_2
    Despite being central to the foundation of a critical leisure studies tradition (see Elias & Dunning, Society and leisure, 2:50–85, 1969; Mennell, 2006), due to the sport-focused work of the Leicester School (see Dunning, ...
  • Strangers no more: towards reconstructing trust. 

    Morrison, James (Palgrave Macmillan https://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137529954_6, 2016-03-23)
    MORRISON, J. 2016. Strangers no more: towards reconstructing trust. In Morrison, J. Familiar strangers, juvenile panic and the British press: the decline of social trust. London: Palgrave Macmillan [online], chapter 6, pages 210-224. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137529954_6
    Though we have long regarded our children as subjects of moral scrutiny and concern, rarely have they been treated with such heightened anxiety - or profound ambivalence - as they are in today's Britain. Late-modern ...
  • The gap between degree outcomes and employability skills. 

    Bremner, Pauline Ann Mary (QAA (Organisers) http://www.enhancementthemes.ac.uk/news-events/conference, 2018-06-07)
    BREMNER, P.A.M. 2018. The gap between degree outcomes and employability skills. Presented at the 15th Enhancement themes conference; evaluation, evidence and enhancement; inspiring staff and students, 7th June 2018, Glasgow, UK. Glasgow: QAA [online]. Available from: http://www.enhancementthemes.ac.uk/docs/ethemes/evidence-for-enhancement/the-gap-between-degree-outcomes-and-employability-skills-(paper).pdf
    This research aims to highlight, via the use of qualitative and quantitative methods, a possible mismatch between a degree learning outcomes and employability skills. By use of a mixed methods approach, inclusive of employer ...
  • Reading, writing and apprenticeships: developing an authentic reading and assessment strategy for graduate apprenticeships. 

    Sutherland, Bill J.; Fulford, Heather (Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS) https://charteredabs.org, 2018-04-24)
    SUTHERLAND, W.J. and FULFORD, H. 2018. Reading, writing and apprenticeships: developing an authentic reading and assessment strategy for graduate apprenticeships. Presented at the Chartered Association of Business Schools learning, teaching and student experience conference 2018 (LTSE 2018), 24-25 April 2018, Glasgow, UK.
    The recent launch of graduate apprenticeships in Scotland requires participating universities to collaborate closely with employers to design and develop innovative curricula to enable apprentices to acquire new knowledge ...
  • Introducing Universal Credit. 

    Spicker, Paul (Policy Press https://doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781447312741.003.0001, 2013-12-31)
    SPICKER, P. 2013. Introducing Universal Credit. In Ramia, G., Farnsworth, K. and Irving, Z. Social policy review 25: analysis and debate in social policy. Bristol: Policy Press [online], pages 1-16. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781447312741.003.0001
    In this chapter, author Paul Spicker interrogates the government's introduction of Universal Credit, a controversial scheme designed to unify various means-tested benefits for people of working age. The scheme brings ...
  • Personalisation falls short. 

    Spicker, Paul (Oxford University Press https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcs063, 2012-05-09)
    SPICKER, P. 2013. Personalisation falls short. British journal of social work [online], 43(7), pages 1259-1275. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcs063
    Personalisation offers individualised treatment in circumstances where markets do not operate. Personalisation is described variously as a process involving an individualised assessment and response, the expression of ...
  • Towards a model for planning and evaluation of the development of education for library, archive, and information services. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (CILIP, Library and Information Research Group https://www.lirgjournal.org.uk/index.php/lir/article/view/757, 2018-06-30)
    JOHNSON, I.M. 2018. Towards a model for planning and evaluation of the development of education for library, archive, and information services. Library and information research [online], 42(126), pages 95-142. Available from: https://www.lirgjournal.org.uk/index.php/lir/article/view/757
    The absence of an appropriate theoretical framework for understanding and assessing influences on the development of education for library, archive and information work is reflected in a literature that is largely experiential ...

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