Recent Submissions

  • Challenges in journal publishing in the Arab world. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (HBKU Press https://doi.org/10.5339/jist.2018.1, 2018-03-05)
    JOHNSON, I.M. 2018. Challenges in journal publishing in the Arab world. Journal of information studies and technology [online], 2018(1), pages 1-3. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5339/jist.2018.1
    This editorial aims to identify a few of the contemporary challenges facing the information sector that should be addressed by all journal publishers, including those in the Arabic-speaking world. In particular, it seems ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Bridging the divide: reflections on university-industry collaboration for the development of the graduate certificate in petroleum data management. 

    Cousins, Fionnuala; Reid, Peter H.; Tait, Elizabeth; Thomas, Annette
    COUSINS, F., REID, P., TAIT, E. and THOMAS, A. [2019]. Bridging the divide: reflections on university-industry collaboration for the development of the graduate certificate in petroleum data management. Journal of documentation [online], (accepted).
    Purpose:- This paper presents an analysis of the development of a new graduate certificate course in Petroleum Data Management. The course was developed in response to an identified gap in skills and training in data ...
  • Patriots and rogues: some Scottish lairds and their libraries. 

    Reid, Peter H.
    REID, P.H. [2019]. Patriots and rogues: some Scottish lairds and their libraries. Library and information history [online], (accepted).
    This article examines some of the lesser known libraries of Scottish lairds and gentry. The research here formed the basis of the keynote paper delivered at the Library and Information History Group’s annual conference ...
  • Highland romance or Viking saga? The contradictory branding of Orkney Tweed in the twentieth century. 

    Pedersen, Sarah; Peach, Andrea (OUP https://doi.org/10.1093/jdh/epy046, 2018-12-14)
    PEDERSEN, S. and PEACH, A. 2018. Highland romance or Viking saga? The contradictory branding of Orkney Tweed in the twentieth century. Journal of design history [online], Advance articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/jdh/epy046
    Few have heard of Orkney tweed today, but in the mid-twentieth century it was as well known as Harris Tweed, and praised for its soft and light characteristics. This article investigates the rise and fall of Orkney tweed ...
  • The seven voices of information literacy (IL). 

    Cunningham, Veronica; Williams, Dorothy (CILIP https://doi.org/10.11645/12.2.2332, 2018-12-04)
    CUNNINGHAM, V. and WILLIAMS, D. 2018. The seven voices of information literacy (IL). Journal of information literacy [online], 12(2), pages 4-23. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11645/12.2.2332
    The purpose of this research was to discover the conceptions of information literacy (IL) prevalent across multiple stakeholder groups in an international middle school community. The research involved students, parents, ...
  • An investigation into cataloguers’ experiences with RDA. 

    MacLennan, Alan; Walicka, Agnieszka
    MACLENNAN, A. and WALICKA, A. 2019. An investigation into cataloguers’ experiences with RDA. Journal of librarianship and information science [online] OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000618820655
    The 1998 publication of the Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) IFLA (1998) and the 2010 release of the new cataloguing standard based thereon, Resource Description and Access (RDA), have led to a ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Exploring the everyday life information needs and the sociocultural adaptation barriers of Syrian refugees in Scotland. 

    Martzoukou, Konstantina; Burnett, Simon M. (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-10-2017-0142, 2018-07-30)
    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], 74(5), pages 1104-1132. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-10-2017-0142
    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 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 ...
  • The information literacy and continuous professional development practices of teachers at a Jewish day school. 

    Cogan, Aviel; Martzoukou, Konstantina (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/RSR-12-2017-0045, 2018-07-05)
    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], 46(4), pages 600-627. 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 ...
  • 'The owner of one of the largest and most valuable private libraries in Scotland': David Hay Fleming as book collector. 

    Aitchison, Briony; Reid, Peter H. (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1179/1758348914Z.00000000077, 2015-04-21)
    AITCHISON, B. and REID, P.H. 2015. 'The owner of one of the largest and most valuable private libraries in Scotland': David Hay Fleming as book collector. Library and information history [online], 31(2), pages 95-116. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1179/1758348914Z.00000000077
    David Hay Fleming, one in a long line of gentlemen scholars, is remembered as an historian, antiquary, and critic. Yet upon his death in 1931 he left his library of nearly 13,000 volumes (together with his personal papers, ...
  • Social media as a vehicle for user engagement with local history: a case study in the north-east of Scotland. 

    Hood, Caroline; Reid, Peter H. (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-12-2017-0167, 2018-05-01)
    HOOD, C. and REID, P.H. 2018. Social media as a vehicle for user engagement with local history: a case study in the north-east of Scotland. Journal of documentation [online], 74(4), pages 741-762. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-12-2017-0167
    Purpose - The aim of this paper is to examine issues associated with user engagement on social media with local history in the north east of Scotland and focuses on a case-study of the Buckie and District Fishing Heritage ...
  • Sir Francis Leicester's 'good library' at Nether Tabley. 

    Webb, Sarah; Reid, Peter H. (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/17583489.2018.1412924, 2018-03-02)
    WEBB, S. and REID, P.H. 2018. Sir Francis Leicester's 'good library' at Nether Tabley. Library and information history [online], 34(1), pages 1-22. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/17583489.2018.1412924
    This article examines the book collection of Sir Francis Leicester (1674-1742) of Nether Tabley Hall, Cheshire. It charts the genesis of his collection; from an initial collection inherited from his grandfather Sir Peter ...

View more