Recent Submissions

  • Nurse scholars' knowledge and use of electronic theses and dissertations. 

    Goodfellow, Linda M.; Macduff, Colin; Leslie, Gavin; Copeland, Susan; Nolfi, David; Blackwood, Diana (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1466-7657.2012.01008.x, 2012-12)
    GOODFELLOW, L. M., MACDUFF, C., LESLIE, G., COPELAND, S., NOLFI, D. and BLACKWOOD, D., 2012. Nurse scholars' knowledge and use of electronic theses and dissertations. International Nursing Review, 59 (4), pp. 511-518.
    Background:  Electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) are a valuable resource for nurse scholars worldwide. ETDs and digital libraries offer the potential to radically change the nature and scope of the way in which ...
  • DART-Europe: Access to European research theses. 

    Copeland, Susan (Iaşi branch of the Library Association of Romania http://www.bcu-iasi.ro/biblos/volum.html, 2014)
    COPELAND, S., 2010-2011. DART-Europe: Access to European research theses. BIBLOS. Revistă a filialei ieşene a Asociaţiei Bibliotecarilor din România, 22-23, pp. 54-57.
    This article describes developments relating to the management and use of electronic theses and dissertations, with particular reference to the DART-Europe E-theses Portal. This Portal provides free access to a wide range ...
  • E-Theses Developments in the UK. 

    Copeland, Susan (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin http://edoc.hu-berlin.de/conferences/etd2003/copeland-susan/PDF/index.pdf, 2003)
    COPELAND, S., 2003. E-Theses Developments in the UK. In: P. SCHIRMBACHER, ed. Next Steps – Electronic Theses and Dissertations Worldwide: Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 20-24 May 2003. Berlin: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. pp. 75-78.
    Several projects are underway currently in the UK to promote the production, management and use of theses in electronic format. Funding from the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) is enabling three project teams ...
  • Electronic theses and dissertations: promoting ‘hidden’ research. 

    Copeland, Susan (Sense Publishers., 2011)
    COPELAND, S., 2011. Electronic theses and dissertations: promoting ‘hidden’ research. In: R. RIKOWSKI, ed. Digitisation perspectives. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers. Pp. 103-113.
    Since the 1990s an increasing number of higher education institutions and research-related organisations have been encouraging the submission of theses and dissertations in electronic format. The transition from print ...
  • The NDLTD and ETDs in the global context. 

    Copeland, Susan (Statsbiblioteket Denmark/Aarhus University., 2010-06)
    COPELAND, S., 2010. The NDLTD and ETDs in the global context. In: LIBER 2010 Annual Conference: Managing Electronic Theses: a DART-Europe Master Class. 29 June – 01 July 2010. Aarhus, Denmark. https://www.statsbiblioteket.dk/liber2010/conference-programme-day-1
  • Are electronic theses and dissertations radically changing the nature and scope of doctoral research dissemination and use?: The use of electronic theses and dissertations by nurse scholars in Australia, New Zealand, the UK and the USA. 

    Goodfellow, Linda M.; Macduff, Colin; Leslie, Gavin; Copeland, Susan; Nolfi, David; Blackwood, Diana (CILIP http://www.cilip.org.uk/get-involved/special-interest-groups/health/events/conferences/Pages/hlg-conference-2012-posters.aspx, 2012-07)
    COPELAND, S., MACDUFF, C., NOLFI, D., GOODFELLOW, L., BLACKWOOD, D. and LESLIE, G., 2012. Are electronic theses and dissertations radically changing the nature and scope of doctoral research dissemination and use?: The use of electronic theses and dissertations by nurse scholars in Australia, New Zealand, the UK and the USA. Health Libraries Group Conference 2012: Health libraries under the microscope: protecting your formula. 12-13 July 2012. [online] London: CILIP. Available from: http://www.cilip.org.uk/get-involved/special-interest-groups/health/events/conferences/Pages/hlg-conference-2012-posters.aspx [Accessed 17 October 2012]
    Originally presented as: "GOODFELLOW, L. M., MACDUFF, C., LESLIE, G., COPELAND, S., NOLFI, D. and BLACKWOOD, D., 2012. Are electronic theses and dissertations radically changing the nature and scope of doctoral research ...
  • Electronic theses and dissertations: promoting 'hidden' research. 

    Copeland, Susan (Symposium Journals. http://dx.doi.org/10.2304/pfie.2008.6.1.87, 2008)
    COPELAND, S., 2008. Electronic theses and dissertations: promoting ‘hidden’ research. Policy Futures in Education, 6 (1), pp. 87-96
    Since the mid 1990s an increasing number of higher education institutions and organisations have been encouraging the production and submission of theses and dissertations in electronic format. Where access to electronic ...
  • Report to Ministers from The Department of Health Steering Group on the Statutory Regulation of Practitioners of Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Other Traditional Medicine Systems Practised in the UK. 

    Department of Health Steering Group on the Statutory Regulation of Practitioners of Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Other Traditional Medicine Systems Practised in the UK (Robert Gordon University, 2008-05)
    DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH STEERING GROUP ON THE STATUTORY REGULATION OF PRACTITIONERS OF ACUPUNCTURE, HERBAL MEDICINE, TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE AND OTHER TRADITIONAL MEDICINE SYSTEMS PRACTISED IN THE UK, 2008. Report to Ministers from the Department of Health Steering Group on the Statutory Regulation of Practitioners of Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Other Traditional Medicine Systems Practised in the UK. (Chairman: Professor R. Michael Pittilo). Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    Key Recommendations of Steering Group Report • The Steering Group (SG) is of the view that there is an urgent need to proceed without delay with the statutory regulation of practitioners of acupuncture, herbal medicine, ...
  • The development and promotion of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) within the UK 

    Copeland, Susan; Penman, Andrew (Routledge 10.1080/13614570412331311978, 2004-05)
    COPELAND, S. and PENMAN, A., 2004. The development and promotion of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) within the UK. New Review of Information Networking, Volume 10 (1)pp. 19-32
    This paper considers recent ETD-related activity in the UK within the broader international context. It concentrates, in particular, on the work of the Electronic Theses project consortium that is led by The Robert Gordon ...
  • Electronic theses : the turning point 

    Copeland, Susan; Penman, Andrew; Milne, Richard (Emerald Group Publishing Limited http://www.emeraldinsight.com/10.1108/00330330510610546, 2005)
    COPELAND, S., PENMAN, A. and MILNE, R., 2005. Electronic theses : the turning point, Program: electronic library and information systems, 39 (3), pp185-197
    In 2002, the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) made funding available for a number of universities in the UK to undertake work relating to the development of theses in electronic format. Working in collaboration ...

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