Recent Submissions

  • The intelligent university library: developing a more comprehensive option for the researcher. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0266666916688383, 2017-02-01)
    JOHNSON, I.M. 2017. The intelligent university library: developing a more comprehensive option for the researcher. Information development [online], 33(2), pages 219-223. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0266666916688383.
    The aim of this short conference presentation was to highlight the importance of seeking alternative technological approaches to the optimization of university libraries' resources and services. It discusses briefly the ...
  • Under-resourced, inadequately staffed, and little used: some issues facing many school libraries, seen through the lens of an exploration of the situation in Iraq. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (JOHN HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS https://doi.org/10.1353/lib.2016.0032, 2016-09-30)
    JOHNSON, I.M. 2016. Under-resourced, inadequately staffed, and little used: some issues facing many school libraries, seen through the lens of an exploration of the situation in Iraq. Library trends [online], 65(2), pages 217-250. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1353/lib.2016.0032.
    This paper discusses why many school libraries may not have been seen as an essential element of education, and supported and used accordingly. It reviews the international agencies' advice and encouragement for the ...
  • Nick Moore, his information policy matrix, with a bibliometric analysis. 

    Muir, Adrienne; Oppenheim, Charles
    MUIR, A. and OPPENHEIM, C. [2017] Nick Moore, his information policy matrix, with a bibliometric analysis. Library management (accepted).
    One of Nick Moore's contributions to library and information research and practice was the development of a matrix to be used for analysing different countries' information policies. Conceptions of information policy have ...
  • The role of personality in musicians? Information seeking for creativity. 

    Kostagiolas, Petros A.; Lavranos, Charilaos; Martzoukou, Konstantina; Papadatos, Joseph (Information Research, 2017-03-06)
    KOSTAGIOLAS, P., LAVRANOS, C., MARTZOUKOU, K. and PAPADATOS, J. [2017] The role of personality in musicians? Information seeking for creativity. Information research, (accepted).
    Introduction. This paper explores the relationship between musicians’ information seeking behaviour and their personality traits within the context of musical creativity. Although previous research has addressed different ...
  • Towards an everyday life information literacy mind-set: a review of literature. 

    Martzoukou, Konstantina; Sayyad, Abdi Elham
    MARTZOUKOU, K. and SAYYAD, A.E. [2017] Towards an everyday life information literacy mind-set: a review of literature. Journal of documentation [online] (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-07-2016-0094.
    Purpose: Information Literacy (IL) within the everyday life context is regarded as an important condition for civic participation and engagement, informed citizenship, health and well-being. However, compared to the ...
  • Libraries for the future: the role of IT utilities in the transformation of academic libraries. 

    Tait, Elizabeth; Martzoukou, Konstantina; Reid, Peter H. (Palgrave Macmillan https://dx.doi.org/10.1057/palcomms.2016.70, 2016-10-07)
    TAIT, E., MARTZOUKOU, K. and REID, P. 2016. Libraries for the future: the role of IT utilities in the transformation of academic libraries. Palgrave communications [online], 2, article 16070. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1057/palcomms.2016.70
    This article presents an evaluation of the role of IT utilities in the transformation of academic library services. It begins with a brief overview of the historical development of academic libraries followed by a discussion ...
  • Electronic public information and Europe: an electronic forum in support of transparency and openness in government. 

    Marcella, Rita; Parker, Susan; Baxter, Graeme (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/eb040592, 1996-04-30)
    MARCELLA, R., PARKER, S. and BAXTER, G. 1996. Electronic public informaton and Europe: an electronic forum in support of transparency and openness in government. Vine [online], 26(1), pages 25-30. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/eb040592
    This article outlines the details of a British Library Research and Development Department funded project on the provision of European Union information in public libraries in the UK. It explains how European Union information ...
  • Citizenship information, electronic government. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Library Information Technology Centre, 1998-01-01)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1998. Citizenship information, electronic government. Information UK outlooks, 31, pages 1-22.
    This paper summarises the results of the Citizenship Information national survey of information needs and information seeking behaviour of the UK general public. The project was funded by the BLR&IC and comprised a survey ...
  • Andrew Carnegie: a model for PFI? 

    Johnson, Ian M.; Reid, Peter H.; Baxter, Graeme (Library Association, 2002-03-31)
    JOHNSON, I., REID, P. and BAXTER, G. 2002. Andrew Carnegie: a model for PFI? Library association record, 104(3), pages 175-176.
    The generosity of Carnegie is truly something to celebrate and where better than in the country of his birth. To celebrate that the 68th IFLA conference was to take place in Scotland and devoting part of its programe to ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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