Now showing items 1-20 of 32

  • The 2014 Scottish independence referendum: a study of voters' online information behaviour. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Marcella, Rita (University of Boras http://www.informationr.net/ir/19-4/isic/isicsp5.html, 2014-09-02)
    BAXTER, G. and MARCELLA, R. 2014. The 2014 Scottish independence referendum: a study of voters' online information behaviour. Information research [online], 19(4), Special Issue Supplement: Proceedings of the information behaviour conference (ISIC 2014), 2-5 September 2014, Leeds, UK, Part 1. Available from: http://www.informationr.net/ir/19-4/isic/isicsp5.html
    Introduction. The paper will present the preliminary results of a study of voters' online information behaviour being conducted during the 2014 Scottish independence referendum campaign. The referendum provides a rare ...
  • #alternativefacts? Citizen's percetions of the reliability of 'facts' presented online by political parties in Scotland. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Marcella, Rita (Robert Gordon University, 2017-05-04)
    BAXTER, G. and MARCELLA, R. 2017. #alternativefacts? Citizen's perceptions of the reliability of 'facts' presented online by political parties in Scotland. Presented at Staffordshire University Library Teachmeet. Information literacy and making judgements: from Brexit to The White House, 4 May 2017, Stoke-on Trent, UK.
    This conference paper presented the emerging findings of research which explored the relationship between post-truth politics and Scottish citizens' information behaviour. The research consisted of two key elements. Firstly, ...
  • The application of 3D visualisation and HD surveying to help stimulate economic growth in historic urban areas. 

    Laing, Richard Alexander; Tait, Elizabeth; Isaacs, John; Leon, Marianthi; Reid, Peter H. (RICS http://www.rics.org/uk/knowledge/research/conference-papers/the-application-of-3d-visualisation-and-hd-surveying-to-help-stimulate-economic-growth-in-historic-urban-areas/, 2016-09-20)
    LAING, R., TAIT, E., ISAACS, J., LEON, M. and REID, P. 2016. The application of 3D visualisation and HD surveying to help stimulate economic growth in historic urban areas. In Proceedings of the RICS construction, building and real estate research conference (COBRA 2016), 20-22 September 2016, Toronto, Canada. London: RICS [online]. Available from: http://www.rics.org/uk/knowledge/research/conference-papers/the-application-of-3d-visualisation-and-hd-surveying-to-help-stimulate-economic-growth-in-historic-urban-areas/
    This paper concerns the application of cutting edge digital recording techniques within the context of heritage-led urban regeneration. The work is innovative in that it supports the belief of decision makers and local ...
  • Backchannel chat: peaks and troughs in a Twitter response to three televised debates during the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum campaign. 

    Pedersen, Sarah; Baxter, Graeme; Burnett, Simon M.; Goker, Ayse; Corney, David; Martin, Carlos (Donau-Universitat http://www.donau-uni.ac.at/en/department/gpa/telematik/edemocracy-conference/edem/vid/20773/index.php?URL=/en/department/gpa/telematik/edemocracy-conference/20773&cursor=6, 2015-05-20)
    PEDERSEN, S., BAXTER, G., BURNETT, S., GOKER, A., CORNEY, D. and MARTIN, C. 2015. Backchannel chat: peaks and troughs in a Twitter response to three televised debates during the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum campaign. In Parycek, P. and Edelmann, N. (eds.) Proceedings of the international conference for e-democracy and open government 2015 (CeDEM15), 20-22 May 2015, Krems, Austria. Krems: Edition Donau-Universität, pages 105-118. Available from: http://www.donau-uni.ac.at/imperia/md/content/department/gpa/zeg/bilder/cedem/cedem15/cedem15_oa_proceedings.pdf
    This paper identifies the peaks and troughs in Twitter usage during three televised Scottish Independence Referendum debates in Autumn 2014 and identifies the topics that were the foci of such peaks and troughs. We observe ...
  • The best-laid schemes: the provision and accessibility of government consultation information in the UK. 

    Baxter, Graeme (Robert Gordon University, 2009-06-22)
    BAXTER, G. 2009. The best-laid schemes: the provision and accessibility of government consultation information in the UK. Presented at the 2nd information: interactions and impact conference (i3 2009), 22-25 June 2009, Aberdeen, UK.
    This conference paper presented the main results of a study that examined the provision and accessibility of information relating to Scottish Government public consultation exercises. It discussed the accessibility and ...
  • Bravehearts or tim'rous beasties? A decade of research into online election campaigns in Scotland. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Marcella, Rita (Donau-Universitat http://www.donau-uni.ac.at/imperia/md/content/department/gpa/zeg/bilder/cedem/cedem13_2nd_ed_final_version.pdf, 2013-05-22)
    BAXTER, G. and MARCELLA, R. 2013. Bravehearts or tim'rous beasties? A decade of research into online election campaigns in Scotland. In Parycek, P. and Edelmann, N. (eds). Proceedings of the international conference for e-democracy and open government (CeDEM13), 22-24 May 2013, Krems, Austria. 2nd ed. Krems: Edition Donau-Universität [online], pages 75-87. Available from: http://www.donau-uni.ac.at/imperia/md/content/department/gpa/zeg/bilder/cedem/cedem13_2nd_ed_final_version.pdf
    Over the last ten years, the authors have conducted a series of investigations into the use of the Internet by political parties and individual candidates during parliamentary at the Scottish political arena. This paper ...
  • The Challenge of Demonstrating the Impact of Research Beyond Traditional Mechanisms. 

    Marcella, Rita; Lockerbie, Hayley; Cameron, Ros (Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited. http://academic-conferences.org/ecrm/ecrm2015/ecrm15-home.htm, 2015-06)
    MARCELLA, R., LOCKERBIE, H. and CAMERON, R., 2015. The Challenge of Demonstrating the Impact of Research Beyond Traditional Mechanisms. In: F. BEZZINA and V. CASSAR eds. Proceedings of 14th European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies, ECRM 2015. 11-12 June 2015. Sonning Common: Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited. Pp. 259-266.
    The concept of ‘impact’ in academia is a focus of not only research councils but also of nationwide institutional research evaluations. In the UK, it is necessary for academics and their institutions to not only conduct ...
  • The citizenship information needs of the UK public: the quest for representativeness in methodological approach. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Taylor Graham http://www.informationr.net/isic/ISIC1998/98_Marcella.pdf, 1998-08-13)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1998. The citizenship information needs of the UK public: the quest for representativeness in methodological approach. In Wilson, T.D. and ALLEN, D.K. (eds.) Exploring the contexts of information behaviour: proceedings of the 2nd international conference on research in information needs, seeking and use in different contexts, 13-15 August 1998, Sheffield, UK. London: Taylor Graham, pages 304-320. Available from: http://www.informationr.net/isic/ISIC1998/98_Marcella.pdf
    The aims of the Citizenship Information project were to measure demand for citizenship information and establish the nature of information need exhibited by users. The objectives of the project were to: 1.define and describe ...
  • Citizenship information research at the School of Information and Media. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Robert Gordon University, 2000-11-16)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 2000. Citizenship information research at the School of Information and Media. Presented at the 7th Information for Scotland conference, 16 November 2000, Edinburgh, UK.
    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, nation-wide ...
  • Creating sustainable digital community heritage resources using linked data. 

    Wallace, Claire; Tait, Elizabeth; MacLeod, Marsaili; Mellish, Chris; Hunter, Colin (University of Copenhagen http://hnk.ffzg.hr/bibl/SDH-2011/submissions/sdh2011_submission_19.pdf, 2011-10-15)
    WALLACE, C., TAIT, E., MACLEOD, M., MELLISH, C. and HUNTER, C. 2011. Creating sustainable digital community heritage resources using linked data. In Proceedings of the 2nd supporting digital humanities (SDH 2011): answering the unaskable, 17-18 November 2011, Copenhagen, Denmark. Copenhagen: University of Copenhagen [online]. Available from: http://hnk.ffzg.hr/bibl/SDH-2011/submissions/sdh2011_submission_19.pdf
    The CURIOS project investigates how digital archives can support interest in local heritage and, in doing so, can contribute to community regeneration and strengthened community cohesion. Software tools that utilise semantic ...
  • Critical incident technique as a tool for gathering data as part of a qualitative study of information seeking behaviour. 

    Marcella, Rita; Lockerbie, Hayley; Baxter, Graeme (Academic Conferences and Publishing Limited. http://academic-conferences.org/ecrm/ecrm2013/ecrm13-proceedings.htm, 2013-07)
    MARCELLA, R., LOCKERBIE, H. and BAXTER, G., 2013. Critical incident technique as a tool for gathering data as part of a qualitative study of information seeking behaviour. In: I. RAMOS and A. MESQUITA (eds.) Proceedings of The 12th European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies ECRM-2013. 4-5 July 2013. Sonning Common: Academic Conferences and Publishing Limited. Pp. 247-253.
    Since devised by Flanagan in 1954 as a tool to explore what people do to achieve an organisational aim, the critical incident technique (CIT) has been used in various disciplines as a method of understanding human behaviour. ...
  • Does Scotland 'like' this? The use of social media by political parties and candidates in Scotland during the 2010 UK General Election campaign. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Marcella, Rita (Robert Gordon University, 2011-06-20)
    BAXTER, G. and MARCELLA, R. 2011. Does Scotland 'like' this? The use of social media by political parties and candidates in Scotland during the 2010 UK General Election campaign. Presented at the 3rd Information: interactions and impact conference (i3 2011), 20-23 June 2011, Aberdeen, UK.
    This conference paper reported the main results of a study that examined the use of social media by political parties and individual candidates in Scotland during the five weeks preceding the 2010 UK General Election. The ...
  • Empowering information literacy and continuing professional development of librarians: new paradigms for learning. 

    Martzoukou, Konstantina (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-03919-0_87, 2013-12-22)
    MARTZOUKOU, K. 2013. Empowering information literacy and continuing professional development of librarians: new paradigms for learning. Communications in computer and information science, 397, Worldwide commonalities and challenges in information literacy research and practice: revised selected papers from the proceedings of the European conference on information literacy (ECIL 2013), 22-25 October 2013, Istanbul, Turkey. Basel: Springer [online], pages 647-654. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-03919-0_87
    Information professionals play a key role in facilitating and advocating the development of information literacy in educational, organizational and everyday life contexts. However, their information literacy continuing ...
  • An exploration of the relationship between post-truth politics and Scottish citizens' information behaviour. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Marcella, Rita (Robert Gordon University http://www.rgu.ac.uk/research/conferences/i-2017/overview/, 2017-06-27)
    BAXTER, G. and MARCELLA, R 2017. An exploration of the relationship between post-truth politics and Scottish citizens' information behaviour. Presented at the 6th Information: interactions and impact conference (i3 2017 ), 27-30 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK.
    This conference paper presented the emerging findings of research which explored the relationship between post-truth politics and Scottish citizens' information behaviour. The research consisted of two key elements. Firstly, ...
  • Gaze tracking and its application to video coding for sign language. 

    Muir, Laura J.; Richardson, I. E. G.; Leaper, Steven (IEEE, 2003)
    MUIR, L., RICHARDSON, I., LEAPER, S., 2003. Gaze tracking and its application to video coding for sign language. In: Proceedings of Picture Coding Symposium 2003. 23-25 May 2003. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE. pp. 321-325.
    Sign language communication via videotelephone has demanding visual quality requirements. In order to optimise video coding for sign language it is necessary to quantify the importance of areas of the video scene. Eye ...
  • Gertrude Bell and the evolution of the library tradition in Iraq. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (OUP https://global.oup.com/academic/product/gertrude-bell-and-iraq-9780197266076, 2017-04-13)
    JOHNSON, I.M. 2017. Gertrude Bell and the evolution of the library tradition in Iraq. In Collins, P. and Tripp, C. (eds.) Gertrude Bell and Iraq: a life and legacy. Proceedings of the British Academy, 205: proceedings of Gertrude Bell: a life and legacy, 11-13 September 2013, London, UK. Oxford: Oxford University Press, chapter 11, pages 257-271.
    This paper discusses Gertrude Bell's involvement in the foundation of the Baghdad Public Library and the Iraq Museum Library, shedding light on issues that have surrounded their creation and development. It identifies ...
  • Glass ceilings and velvet ghettos? Women in the Scottish media and communication industries. 

    Marcella, Rita; Illingworth, Lorraine; Baxter, Graeme (MeCCSA and AMPE (ORGANISERS), 2006-01-13)
    MARCELLA, R., ILLINGWORTH, L. and BAXTER, G. 2006. Glass ceilings and velvet ghettos? Women in the Scottish media and communication industries. Presented at the 2nd joint Media Communications and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA) and Association of Media Practice Educators (AMPE) annual conference, 13-15 January 2006, Leeds, UK.
    This paper reports the results to date of a research project, funded by the European Social Fund and currently in its second year, which is investigating the existence of any barriers facing women in the Scottish media and ...
  • Hooray for Holyrood? Twelve years of research into the use of the internet by political actors in Scotland. 

    Baxter, Graeme (ROBERT GORDON UNIVERSITY http://www.informingthegoodsociety.com/, 2015-10-30)
    BAXTER, G. 2015. Hooray for Holyrood? Twelve years of research into the use of the internet by political actors in Scotland. Presented at Scottish info polity seminar as part of informing the good society (InGSoc): new directions in information policy project, 30 October 2017, Edinburgh, UK.
    This presentation provided an overview of the key results of a longitudinal series of studies (conducted since 2003) that have examined the use of the Internet by political actors in Scotland. The studies discussed included: ...
  • How nurses behave online? Nurses’ online information needs and internet seeking behaviour. 

    Kostagiolas, Petros A.; Martzoukou, Konstantina; Intas, G.; Niakas, Dimitris (IRED (Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors) http://dx.doi.org/10.15224/ 978-1-63248-032-3-139, 2014-10)
    KOSTAGIOLAS, P. A., MARTZOUKOU, K., INTAS, G. and NIAKAS, D., 2014. How nurses behave online? Nurses’ online information needs and internet seeking behaviour. In: R. KUMAR, ed. Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Advances in Social Science, Management and Human Behaviour (SMHB 14)[online] 25-26 October. New York. IRED (Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors) pp. 192-199. Available from: http://www.seekdl.org/nm.php?id=4579 [Accessed 13 August 2015]
    Registered nurses constitute the largest group of healthcare professionals with a rather distinctive and crucial role in healthcare services provision. For keeping up with their professional advances and follow the rapid ...
  • Information and library studies on a virtual campus. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (2001-03-21)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 2001. Information and library studies on a virtual campus. In Ashcroft, L. (ed). Continuity, culture, competition: the future of library and information studies education?: proceedings of the 4th British-Nordic conference on library and information studies, 21-23 March 2001, Dublin, Ireland. Bradford: Emerald, pages 161-170.
    In September 2000, the School of Information and Media at the Robert Gordon University (RGU) in Aberdeen began delivery of its Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip)/Master of Science (MSc) course in Information and Library Studies ...