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  • Adoption of electronic document delivery in the major academic and research organisations in the Gulf States: a feasibility study in Kuwait. 

    Al Fadhli, Meshal Shehab; Johnson, Ian M. (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0266666906060071, 2006-03)
    AL FADHLI, M. S. and JOHNSON, I. M., 2006. Adoption of electronic document delivery in the major academic and research organisations in the Gulf States: a feasibility study in Kuwait. Information Development, 22 (1), pp. 32-47.
    The concept of "resource sharing" between libraries was encompassed by the original aims of the Gulf States Cooperation Council, and the need for it has been stimulated by the increased amount of published information, and ...
  • 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 ...
  • Barriers to knowledge sharing in third sector social care: a case study. 

    Bloice, Lyndsay; Burnett, Simon M. (Emerald Group Publishing Limited http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JKM-12-2014-0495, 2016)
    BLOICE, L. and BURNETT, S., 2016. Barriers to knowledge sharing in third sector social care: a case study. Journal of Knowledge Management, Vol. 20(1), pp.125-145.
    Purpose – This paper aims to build on existing theory of knowledge sharing barriers (KSBs) by exploring the concept in the relatively under-researched context of social service not-for-profit organisations. ...
  • The best of both worlds: highlighting the synergies of combining manual and automatic knowledge organization methods to improve information search and discovery. 

    Cleverley, Paul Hugh; Burnett, Simon M. (Ergon Verlag., 2015)
    CLEVERLEY, P. H. and BURNETT, S., 2015. The best of both worlds: highlighting the synergies of combining manual and automatic knowledge organization methods to improve information search and discovery. Knowledge Organization, 42 (6), pp. 428-444.
    Research suggests organizations across all sectors waste a significant amount of time looking for information and often fail to leverage the information they have. In response, many organizations have deployed some form ...
  • The best-laid schemes? The provision and accessibility of government consultation information in the UK. 

    Baxter, Graeme (Walter de Gruyter. http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/libr.2010.022, 2010-09)
    BAXTER, G., 2010. The best-laid schemes? The provision and accessibility of government consultation information in the UK. Libri, 60 (3), pp. 253-267.
    In recent years, government at all levels in the UK has increasingly recognised the need for ongoing dialogue between policy makers and stakeholders during the policymaking process. Prompted by a number of factors, including ...
  • 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 ...
  • Breaking out of the linguistic ghetto? The role of new media in facilitating international research. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (SAGE Publications Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0266666906072948, 2006-11)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 2006. Breaking out of the linguistic ghetto? The role of new media in facilitating international research. Information development, 22 (4), pp. 300-308
    The paper reviews some of the challenges faced by researchers whose principal language is not English in accessing appropriate literature. Taking the experience of the Latin American countries as an example, it discusses ...
  • A career progression survey of graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Information Analysis. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (IOS Press http://www.iospress.nl/loadtop/load.php?isbn=01678329, 1998-06)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G., 1998. A career progression survey of graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Information Analysis. Education for Information, 1998, 16 (2), pp.107-130
    This paper describes the results of a survey of graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Information Analysis at the School of Information and Media, the Robert Gordon University. The survey was carried out by means ...
  • The case for a risk-assessed approach to organizational records management in the oil and gas sector. 

    Muir, Laura J.; Cousins, Fionnuala; Laing, Audrey Frances (Information Research. http://www.informationr.net/ir/19-4/paper647.html, 2014-12)
    MUIR, L., COUSINS, F. and LAING, A., 2014. The case for a risk-assessed approach to organizational records management in the oil and gas sector. Information Research, 19 (4)
    Introduction. Processes and practices for information management service delivery, including retention, retrieval and disposal of documents and records, are not easily quantified for benchmarking and performance ...
  • The case for e-book literacy: undergraduate students’ experience with e-books for course work. 

    Muir, Laura J.; Hawes, Graeme (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.acalib.2013.01.002, 2013-05)
    MUIR, L. and HAWES, G., 2013. The case for e-book literacy: undergraduate students’ experience with e-books for course work. Journal of Academic Librarianship, Volume 39 (3), pp. 260-274.
    This paper investigates how electronic books (e-books) are used for scholarly activity. It focuses on the end-users of e-books in a case study which aimed to establish how scholars use and learn from e-books and the ...
  • Catching the tide: environmental pressures for an emphasis on management in the library and information sciences curriculum. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/01435129910280357, 1999)
    JOHNSON, I.M., 2007. Catching the tide: environmental pressures for an emphasis on management in the library and information sciences curriculum. Library Management, 20 (6), pp. 317-332.
    This paper considers the impact of the emerging ‘Information Society’ on the education and development of information professionals, particularly in the area of management. It identifies those features of the ‘Information ...
  • Challenges in assisting schools of librarianship and information studies in developing countries: a perspective from research in Latin America 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/03074800810888168, 2008)
    JOHNSON, I., 2008. Challenges in assisting schools of librarianship and information studies in developing countries: a perspective from research in Latin America. New Library World, 109 (7/8), pp. 337-353
    This paper reviews traditional forms of support for developing Schools of Librarianship and Information Sciences, and traditional approaches. It notes that these approaches have not been entirely successful, and that the ...
  • Challenges in developing professionals for the 'information society': and some responses by the British Schools of Librarianship and Information Studies 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/00242539810209122, 1998)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 1998. Challenges in developing professionals for the 'information society': and some responses by the British Schools of Librarianship and Information Studies. Library Review, 47 (3), pp. 52-59.
    This paper identifies six major challenges facing the information profession as the 'Information Society' emerges: assisting users to deal with information overload; the high level of technical skills required to manage ...
  • 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.
  • Citizenship information needs in the UK: results of a national survey of the general public by personal doorstep interview. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Emerald http://www.aslib.co.uk/proceedings/2000/mar/03.html, 2000-03)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G., 2000. Citizenship information needs in the UK: results of a national survey of the general public by personal doorstep interview. Aslib Proceedings, March 2000, 52(3), pp.115-123.
    This paper reports the results of the second stage of the Citizenship Information research project funded by the BLR&IC: a national survey, by personal doorstep interview, of the citizenship information needs of 898 members ...
  • Citizenship information research at the School of Information and Media 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Emerald http://www.emeraldinsight.com/Insight/viewContainer.do;jsessionid=A8639C5A64AAEE56227BF39B30EEEBD6?containerType=Issue&containerId=19444, 2001)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G., 2001. Citizenship information research at the School of Information and Media. Paper presented at the Information for Scotland VII conference, held at Edinburgh University Library, 16 November 2000. Published in Library Review, 2001, 50 (2), pp.65-72.
    Discusses recent and current research into citizenship information needs at the School of Information and Media, The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen. Reviews the most important results from two large-scale, nationwide ...
  • Citizenship information service provision in the UK: a study of 27 case agencies. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Sage Publications http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/096100060003200103, 2000-03)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G., 2000. Citizenship information service provision in the UK: a study of 27 case agencies. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, March 2000, 32(1), pp.9-25.
    Reports results of 27 case study visits to UK public libraries, Citizens Advice Bureaux (CABx) and other advice agencies to examine existing levels of citizenship information provision within these organizations. The study ...
  • 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 ...
  • The contradictory condition of 'homelessness' in the life of the transnational professional. 

    Whitehead, Gabriela (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/14759551.2017.1341517, 2017-06-23)
    WHITEHEAD, G. 2017. The contradictory condition of 'homelessness' in the life of the transnational professional. Culture and organization [online], 23(4), pages 306-324. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/14759551.2017.1341517
    This paper explores the condition of 'homelessness' as self-represented by a particular category of skilled professionals, who in the pursuit of work have relocated internationally more than once. The argument proposed is ...
  • 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 ...