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  • Schoolbooks and textbook publishing. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Cambridge University Press https://doi.org/10.1017/9780511862489, 2018-02-19)
    PEDERSEN, S. 2019. Schoolbooks and textbook publishing. In Nash, A., Squires, C. and Willison, I. (eds.) The twentieth century and beyond. The Cambridge history of the book in Britain, 7. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pages 341-364. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1017/9780511862489
    In this chapter the author looks at the history of schoolbooks and textbook publishing. The nineteenth century saw a rise in the school book market in Britain due to the rise of formal schooling and public examinations. ...
  • Extradition and the Polish judiciary. 

    Arnell, Paul (Sweet and Maxwell http://westlaw.co.uk, 2019-06-07)
    ARNELL, P. 2019. Extradition and the Polish judiciary. Scots law times [online], 18, pages 53-55. Available from: http://westlaw.co.uk
    This article discusses the rulings in Circuit Court of Warszawa-Praga v Maciejec (Sh Ct) and Regional Court in Bielsko-Biala, Poland v Charyszyn (Ch Ct) in which Polish nationals, subject to extradition order requests, ...
  • Enterprise search: a state of the art. 

    Cleverley, Paul Hugh; Burnett, Simon M.
    CLEVERLEY, P.H. and BURNETT, S. [2019]. Enterprise search: a state of the art. Business information review [online], (accepted).
    Enterprise search is changing. The explosion of information within organizations, technological advances and availability of free OpenSource machine learning libraries offer many possibilities. Eighteen informants from ...
  • Developing students’ innovation and enterprise skills through external collaboration. 

    Bremner, Pauline Ann Mary; Crawford, Izzy; Godsman, Fiona (2019-05-02)
    BREMNER, P. A. M., CRAWFORD, I. and GODSMAN, F. 2019. Developing students’ innovation and enterprise skills through external collaboration. Presented at the 2019 Department for the Enhancement of Learning, Teaching and Access (DELTA) Learning and teaching conference (LTC 2019): learning without borders, 2 May 2019, Aberdeen, UK.
    This presentation aimed to outline the Scottish Innovative Student Awards (SISA) process from the Scottish Institute for Enterprise (SIE), to provide an progress update on SISA and to demonstrate the student enhancement.
  • Developing the student journey through collaborative professional skills enhancement sessions. 

    Bremner, Pauline Ann Mary; Laing, Audrey M.; Scott, Helen (2019-05-02)
    BREMNER, P. A. M., LAING, A. and SCOTT, H. 2019. Developing the student journey through collaborative professional skills enhancement sessions. Presented at the2019 Department for the Enhancement of Learning, Teaching and Access (DELTA) Learning and teaching conference (LTC 2019): learning without borders, 2 May 2019, Aberdeen, UK.
    This presentation outlined the Professional Skills Enhancement programme, and how it seeks to aid the student in becoming 'work ready'. The authors highlights it's move and development into other degree programmes within ...
  • Seven pillars and five minds: small business workplace information literacy. 

    Lockerbie, Hayley; Williams, Dorothy
    LOCKERBIE, H. and WILLIAMS, D. [2019]. Seven pillars and five minds: small business workplace information literacy. Journal of documentation [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-09-2018-0151
    Purpose: To develop and test a theoretical framework for understanding information literacy (IL) within the context of a small business workplace environment. The theoretical framework developed related IL competencies to ...
  • NGOs in the European Union. 

    Greenwood, Justin (Edward Elgar Publishing https://doi.org/10.4337/9781785361685.00027, 2018-09-28)
    GREENWOOD, J. 2018. NGOs in the European Union. In Kellow, A. and Murphy-Gregory, H. (eds.) Handbook of research on NGOs. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing [online], pages 391-403. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4337/9781785361685.00027
    NGOs play an institutionalised role in the European Union (EU), serving as unofficial opposition in a system otherwise orientated around consensus, and as policy partner to in times of need. Dialogue with institutions is ...
  • Interest organizations and European Union politics. 

    Greenwood, Justin (Oxford University Press https://doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780190228637.013.1162, 2019-04-30)
    GREENWOOD, J. 2019. Interest organizations and European Union politics. In Thompson, W.R. (ed.) Oxford encyclopedia of European Union politics. Oxford: Oxford University Press [online], article ID 1162. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780190228637.013.1162
    Interest representation plays a systemic role in EU policy making and integration, recognised as such in the Treaty on European Union. Interest organisations supply technical and political information to the EU institutions, ...
  • How good is our public library service? The evolution of a new quality standards framework for Scottish public libraries 2012-2017. 

    Reid, Peter H.
    REID, P.H. [2019]. How good is our public library service? The evolution of a new quality standards framework for Scottish public libraries 2012-2017. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], (accepted).
    The current challenging environment for public libraries has resulted in an ever greater need to demonstrate and evidence the quality of library provision as well as value and impact of these services on society. Research, ...
  • Refusal of planning consent for the Docking Shoal offshore wind farm: stakeholder perspectives and lessons learned. 

    Broadbent, Ian D.; Nixon, Caroline (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2019.103529, 2019-06-04)
    BROADBENT, I.D. and NIXON, C.L.B. 2019. Refusal of planning consent for the Docking Shoal offshore wind farm: stakeholder perspectives and lessons learned. Marine policy [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2019.103529
    The Docking Shoal project was developed by Centrica as part of The Crown Estate’s Round 2 of UK offshore wind licensing. After 8 years of development, the project was ultimately refused planning consent by the Secretary ...
  • Pay now, argue later... 

    Christie, David S. (https://www.academia.edu/37734690/Grove_v_S_and_T_2018_Court_of_Appeal_-_my_thoughts.pdf, 2018-12-08)
    CHRISTIE, D. 2018. Pay now, argue later... [online]. Available from: https://www.academia.edu/37734690/Grove_v_S_and_T_2018_Court_of_Appeal_-_my_thoughts.pdf
    This is a note on the author's thoughts on the decision of the Court of Appeal on the case of Grove v S&T relating to the interaction of the adjudiction and payment provisions of the Housing Grants, Construction and ...
  • Mobile search behaviors: an in-depth analysis based on contexts, APPs, and devices. 

    Cleverley, Paul Hugh (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000618796027, 2018-09-04)
    CLEVERLEY, P.H. 2019. Mobile search behaviors: an in-depth analysis based on contexts, APPs, and devices. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000618796027
    This review looks at a book that aims to provide further understanding of search behaviour on mobile devices, as people act through not only web browsers, but also specialist mobile apps, transition between those apps and ...
  • Scottish style: the construction of Scottish identity amongst fashion and style influencers on Instagram. 

    Marcella-Hood, Madeleine (Robert Gordon University School of Creative and Cultural Business, 2019-01-31)
    MARCELLA-HOOD, M. 2019. Scottish style: the construction of Scottish identity amongst fashion and style influencers on Instagram. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Research into Scottish fashion is a developing field; existing studies have tended to focus on the production of iconic textiles such as tartan, tweed and cashmere. The aim of this thesis was to explore the construction ...
  • The impact of national culture on knowledge management processes in the context of an economic transition to a knowledge-based economy: the case of Qatar. 

    Ismael El Sayed, Ashraf Ali (Robert Gordon University School of Creative and Cultural Business, 2018-09-30)
    ISMAEL EL SAYED, A.A. 2018. The impact of national culture on knowledge management processes in the context of an economic transition to a knowledge-based economy: the case of Qatar. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    In recent years, a global movement towards a knowledge-based economy through the provision of adequate and appropriate infrastructure and development programs for leveraging the potential of human capital has started. There ...
  • Impacts of cultural differences on international arbitration based on the example of Iran. 

    Howard, Mary (Robert Gordon University Law School, 2018-12-31)
    HOWARD, M. 2018. Impacts of cultural differences on international arbitration based on the example of Iran. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    This research aims to ascertain whether and to what extent cultural issues impact the accessibility and effectiveness of international arbitration, and to provide recommendations which will contribute to the improvement ...
  • An academic library position in a university: understanding the position and its positioning process. 

    Md Yusof, Mazni (Robert Gordon University School of Creative and Cultural Business, 2018-08-31)
    MD YUSOF, M. 2018. An academic library position in a university: understanding the position and its positioning process. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    This study explored the issues related to academic libraries' position and the positioning process. The study adopted an inductive and grounded theory approach to illuminate the academic library's position and positioning ...
  • Sectarianism and the accounting profession: the case of Lebanon. 

    Al Mardini, Maisa (Robert Gordon University Aberdeen Business School, 2018-03-31)
    AL MARDINI, M. 2018. Sectarianism and the accounting profession: the case of Lebanon. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    The research on the development of accounting profession has been mostly confined to Anglo-Saxon settings and specific historical. In recent years, some researchers examined the impact of colonization, imperialism, race, ...
  • Business support and training in minority-ethnic, family-run firms: the case of SMEs in Scotland. 

    Cunningham, James; McGuire, David (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/13678868.2019.1608124, 2019-04-28)
    CUNNINGHAM, J. and MCGUIRE, D. 2019. Business support and training in minority-ethnic, family-run firms: the case of SMEs in Scotland. Human resource development international [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13678868.2019.1608124
    Minority-ethnic, family-run SMEs perform an increasingly important role in the Scottish economy. Yet, research has identified that such businesses are less likely to access publicly-funded business support and training ...
  • Interest representation in the EU: an open and structured dialogue? 

    Greenwood, Justin (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-98800-9_2, 2018-12-12)
    GREENWOOD, J. 2019. Interest representation in the EU: an open and structured dialogue? In Dialer, D. and Richter, M. (eds.) Lobbying in the European Union: strategies, dynamics and trends. Cham: Springer [online], pages 21-31. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-98800-9_2
    Since 1992, the European Commission has sought to build ‘An Open and Structured Dialogue’ with interest groups, and since 2001 a broader ‘Dialogue with Civil Society’. A core feature of this dialogue involves instruments ...
  • Taming trilogues: the EU's law-making process in a comparative perspective. 

    Greenwood, Justin; Roederer-Rynning, Christilla (Palgrave Macmillan https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97391-3_6, 2018-11-24)
    GREENWOOD, J. and ROEDERER-RYNNING, C. 2019. Taming trilogues: the EU's law-making process in a comparative perspective. In Costa, O. (ed.) The European Parliament in times of EU crisis: dynamics and transformations. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan [online], pages 121-141. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97391-3_6
    As the directly elected institution of representative democracy, the European Parliament (EP) is at the centre of debates about the nature of the EU polity. The dramatic increase in its legislative powers since becoming a ...