Recent Submissions

  • Challenging digital inequalities: barriers and prospects. 

    Bonney, Norman; Komolafe, Olufemi; Tait, Elizabeth (Information Science Reference http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-60566-056-1, 2008-12-31)
    BONNEY, N., KOMOLAFE, O. and TAIT, E. 2009. Challenging digital inequalities: barriers and prospects. In Lee, I. Electronic business: concepts, methodologies, tools and applications. London: Information Science Reference [online], chapter 7.4, pages 2014-2024. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-60566-056-1
    There are substantial inequalities in access to and use of the Internet. These inequalities build on enduring social and economic inequalities that have themselves been rooted in previous rounds of the development of ...
  • Web 2.0 for eParticipation: transformational tweeting or devaluation of democracy? 

    Tait, Elizabeth (IGI Global https://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-0318-9.ch012, 2012-03-31)
    TAIT, E. 2012. Web 2.0 for eParticipation: transformational tweeting or devaluation of democracy? In Kloby, K and D'Agostino, M.J. Citizen 2.0: public and governmental interaction through web 2.0 technolgies. Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference [online], pages 224-243. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-0318-9.ch012
    Recent developments in social media allow people to communicate and share information instantly and have led to speculation about the potential for increased citizen participation in decision making. However, as with other ...
  • The impact of information and communication technologies on the communication of parliamentary information in the United Kingdom. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Moore, Nick (Pabst Science, 2006-12-31)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and MOORE, N. 2006. The impact of information and communication technologies on the communication of parliamentary information in the United Kingdom. In Schorr, A. and Seltmann, S. (eds.) Changing media markets in Europe and abroad: new ways of handling information and entertainment content. Lengerich: Pabst Science, pages 63-77.
    This chapter discusses the role and effectiveness of UK parliamentary public information services in both servicing the needs of the general public for information about government and also in communicating positive ...
  • Information interchange. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Information Today, 2005-10-31)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 2005. Information interchange. In Fisher, K.E., Erdelez, S. and McKechnie, L.E.F. (eds.) Theories of information behavior. Medford, NJ: Information Today, pages 204-209.
    This book chapter presents the authors' theory of Information Interchange. The theory draws upon the authors' earlier research on government and parliamentary information service provision, and on citizens’ information ...
  • Multiple arenas, multiple populations: counting organized interests in Scottish public policy. 

    Halpin, Darren; Baxter, Graeme; MacLeod, Iain (Palgrave Macmillan https://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9780230359239_6, 2011-12-13)
    HALPIN, D., BAXTER, G. and MACLEOD, I. 2012. Multiple arenas, multiple populations: counting organized interests in Scottish public policy. In Halpin, D. and Jordan, G. (eds.) The scale of interest organization in democratic politics: data and research methods. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan [online], pages 118-140. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9780230359239_6
    The basic premise of this book is that counting populations of organized interests is a worthwhile activity. The opening chapter - not to mention many of the contributions - provides numerous persuasive reasons. In this ...
  • Theoretical and applied issues on the impact of information on musical creativity: an information seeking behaviour perspective. 

    Lavranos, Charilaos; Kostagiolas, Petros A.; Martzoukou, Konstantina (IGI Global https://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-0270-8.ch001, 2016-01-01)
    LAVRANOS, C., KOSTAGIOLAS, P. and MARTZOUKOU, K. 2016. Theoretical and applied issues on the impact of information on musical creativity: an information seeking behaviour perspective. In Kostagiolas, P., Martzoukou, K. and Lavranos, C. (eds.) Trends in music information seeking, behavior and retrieval for creativity. Hershey, PA: IGI Global [online], pages 1-16. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-0270-8.ch001
    This century is an era of information and knowledge intensification. Novel information systems and services are developing through modern online information technologies. The rapid changes in the online information environment ...
  • Twitter response to televised political debates in Election 2015. 

    Pedersen, Sarah; Baxter, Graeme; Burnett, Simon M.; MacLeod, Iain; Goker, Ayse; Heron, Michael James; Isaacs, John; Elyan, Eyad; Kaliciak, Leszek (Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community, Bournemouth University. http://www.electionanalysis.uk/, 2015)
    PEDERSEN, S., BAXTER, G., BURNETT, S., MACLEOD, I., GOKER, A., HERON, M., ISAACS, J., ELYAN, E. and KALICIAK, L., 2015. Twitter response to televised political debates in Election 2015. In: D. JACKSON and E. THORSEN, eds. UK Election Analysis 2015: Media, Voters and the Campaign; Early reflections from leading UK academics. Bournemouth: Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community, Bournemouth University. p. 73.
  • The laws and regulations [pre-print version] 

    MacLennan, Alan (Facet., 2014)
    MACLENNAN, A., 2014. The laws and regulations. In: A. MACLENNAN. Information governance and assurance: reducing risk, promoting policy. London: Facet. Pp. 9-45.
  • User preferences for virtual information retrieval: a qualitative study. 

    MacLennan, Alan (World Scientific Publishing Co. Ltd., 2011-11)
    MACLENNAN, A., 2011. User preferences for virtual information retrieval: a qualitative study. New trends in qualitative and quantitative methods in libraries: selected papers presented at the 2nd Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries; Proceedings of the International Conference on QQML2010. Pp. 279-287.
    This paper presents results of a piece of research conducted in order to determine user preferences as to the nature of virtual worlds to be used as an environment for information retrieval. A study was carried out amongst ...

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