Recent Submissions

  • Rural citizens' information needs: a survey undertaken on behalf of the Shetland Islands Citizens Advice Bureau. 

    Beer, Susan F.; Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/096100069803000403, 1998-12-31)
    BEER, S.F., MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1998. Rural citizens' information needs: a survey undertaken on behalf of the Shetland Islands Citizens Advice Bureau. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], 30(4), pages 223-240. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/096100069803000403
    Reports results of a study of the rural information needs in the Shetland Islands areas aimed at gaining a greater understanding of the operation of the Shetland Islands Citizens Advice Bureau (SICAB). The objectives were: ...
  • European information in public libraries in the United Kingdom: the implementation of the public information relay. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Library Association, 1996-01-01)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1996. European information in public libraries in the United Kingdom: the implementation of the public information relay. Public library journal, 11(1), pages 11-12.
    In the early 1990s, during the lengthy and often heated debate over the United Kingdom's ratification of the Maastricht Treaty, the European Commission became increasingly aware of a communication gap between itself and ...
  • Citizenship information and public libraries. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Library Association, 1997-04-30)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1997. Citizenship information and public libraries. Public library journal, 12(4), pages 73-77.
    This article examines the development of the concept of citizenship information within the UK, with a particular focus on the role played by public libraries.
  • The long and winding road. 

    Campbell, Fiona; Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Library Association, 2000-04-30)
    CAMPBELL, F., MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 2000. The long and winding road. Library Association record, 102(4), pages 214-215.
    For some years now, staff in the Library Association Professional Qualifications Department have noticed that, while a proportion of candidates for Associateship of the LA complete the necessary requirements fairly quickly ...
  • The use of the Internet by candidates as part of their campaign for election to the Scottish Parliament in 2003. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Smith, Sandra (International Institute of Informatics and Cybernetics http://www.iiisci.org/Journal/SCI/FullText.asp?var=&id=P108958, 2004-04-30)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and SMITH, S. 2004. The use of the Internet by candidates as part of their campaign for election to the Scottish Parliament in 2003. Journal of systemics, cybernetics and informatics [online], 2(2), pages 54-59. Available from: http://www.iiisci.org/Journal/SCI/FullText.asp?var=&id=P108958
    This paper reports the preliminary results of a study which investigated the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) by political parties and individual candidates as part of their campaign for election ...
  • The pattern of provision of European Union information in France and the United Kingdom: a comparative study of services. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Parker, Susan; Davies, Sylvie C. (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/01435129710176751, 1997-07-15)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G., PARKER, S. and DAVIES, S. 1997. The pattern of provision of European Union information in France and the United Kingdom: a comparative study of services. Library management [online], 18(5), pages 243-252. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/01435129710176751
    Compares the selective European information services in France and the UK, stating that whereas France gathers information from official documentation and its representations in the EC in Paris and Marseille, the UK got ...
  • The impact of new technology on the communication of parliamentary information. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Moore, Nick (Taylor and Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1300/J054v14n01_11, 2005-02-28)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and MOORE, N. 2005. The impact of new technology on the communication of parliamentary information. Journal of nonprofit and public sector marketing [online], 14(1-2), pages 185-203. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1300/J054v14n01_11
    This article discusses the results of an exploratory study, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, which investigated the impact of technology on the communication of parliamentary information to the general ...
  • Image indexing and retrieval: some problems and proposed solutions. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Anderson, Douglas (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JD-10-2012-0130, 1995-10-31)
    BAXTER, G. and ANDERSON, D. 1995. Image indexing and retrieval: some problems and proposed solutions. New library world [online], 96(6), pages 4-13. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JD-10-2012-0130
    Image processing technologies are offering considerable potential for library and information units to extend their databases by the inclusion of images such as photographs, paintings, monograph title-pages and maps. ...
  • Corporate information security management. 

    Mitchell, Ruth C.; Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/03074809910285888, 1999-12-31)
    MITCHELL, R.C., MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1999. Corporate information security management. New library world [online], 100(5), pages 213-227. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/03074809910285888
    To ensure business continuity the security of corporate information is extremely important. Previous studies have shown that corporate information is vulnerable to security attacks. Companies are losing money through ...
  • An observational study of the information seeking behaviour of members of Parliament in the United Kingdom. 

    Orton, Robert; Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000007015, 2000-02-01)
    ORTON, R., MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 2000. An observational study of the information seeking behaviour of members of Parliament in the United Kingdom. ASLIB proceedings [online] 52(6), pages 207-217. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000007015
    This paper describes the results of an observational study of the information seeking behaviour of Members of Parliament. It is argued that political life functions on a flow of information and that information itself is ...
  • An exploration of the effectiveness for the citizen of web-based systems of communicating UK parliamentary and devolved assembly information. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Moore, Nick (Elsevier https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jgi.2003.11.006, 2002-12-31)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and MOORE, N. 2002. An exploration of the effectiveness for the citizen of web-based systems of communicating UK parliamentary and devolved assembly information. Journal of government information [online], 29(6), pages 371-391. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jgi.2003.11.006
    This article reports on an exploratory study, funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council, which investigated the impact of technology on the communication of parliamentary information to the general public. This ...
  • Regulating Internet access in UK public libraries: legal compliance and ethical dilemmas. 

    Muir, Adrienne; Spacey, Rachel; Cooke, Louise; Creaser, Claire (Emerald https://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JICES-02-2015-0005, 2016-01-01)
    MUIR, A., SPACEY, R., COOKE, L. and CREASER, C. 2016. Regulating Internet access in UK public libraries: legal compliance and ethical dilemmas. Journal of information, communication and ethics in society [online], 14(1), pages 87-104. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JICES-02-2015-0005
    Purpose – This paper aims to consider selected results from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)-funded “Managing Access to the internet in Public Libraries” (MAIPLE) project, from 2012-2014. MAIPLE has explored ...
  • Information: interactions and impact (i3) conference 2016. 

    Reid, Peter H.; Cooper, Katie (Sage https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0165551516639853, 2016-03-23)
    REID, P. and COOPER, K. 2016. Information: interactions and impact (i3) conference 2016. Journal of information science [online], 42(3), pages 291-293. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0165551516639853
    The Information: Interactions and Impact (i3) conference was established in 2007 at Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, as an international forum to bring together academic and practitioner researchers interested in exploring ...
  • International assistance and national and individual contributions in the development of education for library, information and archival studies: some evidence from a case study. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (De Gruyter https://dx.doi.org/10.1515/libri-2015-0110, 2016-04-02)
    JOHNSON, I.M. 2016. International assistance and national and individual contributions in the development of education for library, information and archival studies: some evidence from a case study. Libri [online], 66(1), pages 3-12. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1515/libri-2015.0110
    This is a very brief summary of a study that focused on the development of education for library, archive, and information services (LIS) in Iraq, where significant progress seemed to have been made before the Second Gulf ...
  • The development of digital literacy and inclusion skills of public librarians. 

    Martzoukou, Konstantina; Elliott, Joanneke (Communications in information literacy http://www.comminfolit.org/index.php?journal=cil&page=article&op=view&path%5B%5D=v10i1p99, 2016-06-01)
    MARTZOUKOU, K. and ELLIOTT, J. 2016. The development of digital literacy and inclusion skills of public librarians. Communications in information literacy [online], 10(1), pages 99-115. Available from: http://www.comminfolit.org/index.php?journal=cil&page=article&op=view&path%5B%5D=v10i1p99
    This paper examines the extent to which public librarians are successfully prepared to engage the community in digital literacy and inclusion. A qualitative, multiple case study research design was chosen, using an analysis ...
  • Linking physicians' medical practice information needs, resources and barriers to job satisfaction: a moderated mediation model. 

    Kostagiolas, Petros A.; Gorezis, P.; Martzoukou, Konstantina; Deligeorgis, D.; Niakas, Dimitris (Emerald, 2016)
    KOSTAGIOLAS, P., GOREZIS, P., MARTZOUKOU, K., DELIGEORGIS, D. and NIAKAS, D. 2016. Linking physicians' medical practice information needs, resources and barriers to job satisfaction: a moderated mediation model. Journal of documentation [online], (accepted).
    Purpose: Medical doctors seek information in order to satisfy their demanding everyday work practices and professional development endeavours. Information seeking is acontinuous goal-related process that has impact on how ...
  • Exploratory information searching in the enterprise: a study of user satisfaction and task performance. 

    Cleverley, Paul Hugh; Burnett, Simon M.; Muir, Laura J. (Wiley https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/asi.23595, 2015-09-23)
    CLEVERLEY, P.H., BURNETT, S. and MUIR, L. 2015. Exploratory information searching in the enterprise: a study of user satisfaction and task performance. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) [online], Early View. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/asi.23595
    No prior research has been identified that investigates the causal factors for workplace exploratory search task performance. The impact of user, task, and environmental factors on user satisfaction and task performance ...
  • Cultural resilience: the production of rural community heritage, digital archives and the role of volunteers. 

    Beel, David; Wallace, Claire; Webster, Gemma; Nguyen, Hai; Tait, Elizabeth; MacLeod, Marsaili; Mellish, Chris (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2015.05.002, 2015-10-09)
    BEEL, D.E., WALLACE, C.D., WEBSTER, G., NGUYEN, H., TAIT, E., MACLEOD, M. and MELLISH, C. 2015. Cultural resilience: the production of rural community heritage, digital archives and the role of volunteers. Journal of rural studies [online], Articles in Press. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2015.05.002
    The following paper addresses a lacuna in the literature relating to the concept of resilience. To date, cultural activity in relation to resilient communities has been given little attention and this paper will highlight ...
  • Beyond REF 2014: the impact of impact assessment on the future of information research. 

    Marcella, Rita; Lockerbie, Hayley; Bloice, Lyndsay (SAGE https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0165551516636291, 2016-03-07)
    MARCELLA, R., LOCKERBIE, H. and BLOICE, L. 2016. Beyond REF 2014: the impact of impact assessment on the future of information research. Journal of information science [online], 42(3), pages 369-385. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0165551516636291
    The importance of demonstrating value for money in terms of academic research beyond the walls of institutions grows stronger as demonstrated by the inclusion of impact assessment in the 2014 REF (Research Excellence ...
  • (Re)presenting heritage: laser scanning and 3D visualisations for cultural resilience and community engagement. 

    Tait, Elizabeth; Laing, Richard Alexander; Grinnall, Andy; Burnett, Simon M.; Isaacs, John (SAGE https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0165551516636306, 2016-03-11)
    TAIT, E., LAING, R., GRINNALL, A., BURNETT, S. and ISAACS, J. 2016. (Re)presenting heritage: laser scanning and 3D visualisations for cultural resilience and community engagement. Journal of information science [online], 42(3), pages 420-433. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0165551516636306
    Cultural heritage is increasingly being viewed as an economic asset for geographic areas who aim to capitalise in the surge in interest in local history and heritage tourism from members of the public. Digital technologies ...

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