Recent Submissions

  • The media and communication industries: flexible friends or foes? 

    Marcella, Rita; Illingworth, Lorraine; Baxter, Graeme (MeCCSA/AMPE (Organisers), 2007-01-10)
    MARCELLA, R., ILLINGWORTH, L. and BAXTER, G. 2007. The media and communication industries: flexible friends or foes? Presented at the 3rd joint Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA) with Association of Media Practice Educators (AMPE) conference, 10-12 January 2007, Coventry, UK.
    This conference paper presented the key results of the research project 'Women in the Scottish Creative Industries', funded by the European Social Fund. This research explored the equality policy and practice in companies ...
  • The impact of information and communication technologies on the communication of parliamentary information in the United Kingdom: results of a pilot project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Moore, Nick (European Communication Association (Organisers), 2003-03-24)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and MOORE, N. 2003. The impact of information and communication technologies on the communication of parliamentary information in the United Kingdom: results of a pilot project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council. Presented at the European Communication Association congress, 24-26 March 2003, Munich, Germany.
    This paper presented the key results of a study, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, which investigated the impact of technology on the communication of parliamentary and devolved assembly information to ...
  • Gender policies and flexible working opportunities in the Scottish creative industries. 

    Marcella, Rita; Illingworth, Lorraine; Baxter, Graeme (Institute for Capitalising on Creativity (Organisers), 2007-03-21)
    MARCELLA, R., ILLINGWORTH, L. and BAXTER, G. 2007. Gender policies and flexible working opportunities in the Scottish creative industries. Presented at 'This motley crew': managing creatives and the creative unit workshop, 21 March 2007, Dundee, UK.
    This paper presented the key results of two research projects, funded by the European Social Fund, which explored the gender policies and flexible working opportunities in the Scottish creative industries. The first ...
  • Gender barriers in the Scottish creative industries. 

    Marcella, Rita; Illingworth, Lorraine; Baxter, Graeme (Centre for Cultural Policy Research (Organisers), 2006-02-13)
    MARCELLA, R., ILLINGWORTH, L. and BAXTER, G. 2006. Gender barriers in the Scottish creative industries. Presented at a Centre for Cultural Policy Research seminar, 13 February 2006, Glasgow, UK.
    This paper presented the key results of two research projects, funded by the European Social Fund, which explored the gender policies and flexible working opportunities in the Scottish creative industries. The first ...
  • Information search engagement and 'fake news'. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Participatory and Deliberative Democracy Specialist Group of the Political Studies Association/ Centre for the Study of Democracy, University of Westminster (Organisers), 2017-06-08)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 2017. Information search engagement and 'fake news'. Presented at Democracy in a post-truth age workshop, 8 June 2017, London, UK.
    This conference paper presented the emerging results of research which explored the relationship between fake news and Scottish citizens' information behaviour. The research consisted of two key elements: an online survey ...
  • Exploring the benefits of user surveys. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (EIA (Organisers), 2003-03-31)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 2003. Exploring the benefits of user surveys. Presented at the 12th European Information Association: surviving EU information: strategies for skills for sucess annual conference, 31 March - 1 April 2003, Cambridge, UK.
    This conference paper discussed the methodologies that might be used in investigating citizens' European information needs. In so doing, the authors shared their own experiences of using large-scale surveys, interviews, ...
  • Exploitation of off-peak airport spaces. 

    Grinnall, Andy (SPARA 2020, 2017-11-01)
    GRINNALL, A. 2017. Exploitation of off-peak airport spaces. Aberdeen: SPARA Project, Deliverable 7.2.
    This worksheet examines the possible use of airport space which could be offered for various cultural, business, sporting and displays purposes.
  • Best practice worksheet for engagement using social media. 

    Grinnall, Andy (SPARA 2020, 2017-11-01)
    GRINNALL, A. 2017. Best practice worksheet for engagement using social media. Aberdeen: SPARA Project, Deliverable 7.2.
    Workflow guidance of best practice methods for airports when communicating information through social media.
  • Airport stakeholder engagement strategy template. 

    Grinnall, Andy (SPARA 2020, 2017-11-01)
    GRINNALL, A. 2017. Airport stakeholder engagement strategy template. Aberdeen: SPARA Project, Deliverable 7.2.
    This model shows goals and methods of engagement at five engagement levels: Identify, Inform, Consult, Involve, Collaborate and Empower. For each method benefits and potential limitations are noted. These are to be used ...
  • Airport public engagement strategy template. 

    Grinnall, Andy (SPARA 2020, 2017-11-01)
    GRINNALL, A. 2017. Airport public engagement strategy template. Aberdeen: SPARA Project, Deliverable 7.2.
    This model shows goals and methods of engagement at five engagement levels: Identify, Inform, Consult, Involve, Collaborate and Empower. For each method benefits and potential limitations are noted. These are to be used ...
  • Copyright and digital academic library development in the UK. 

    Muir, Adrienne (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000617732380, 2017-09-26)
    MUIR, A. 2017. Copyright and digital academic library development in the UK. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000617732380
    Reviews the role of copyright in digital academic and research library development in the UK over the last 25 years, drawing on policy documents, legislative reviews and statutes, project documentation and programme ...
  • 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 (IIIS (ORGANISERS), 2003-07-31)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and SMITH, S. 2003. The use of the internet by candidates as part of their campaign for election to the Scottish Parliament in 2003. Presented at the 1st international politics and information systems: technologies and applications conference (PISTA '03), 31 July - 2 August 2003, Orlando, USA.
    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • The use of the Internet by political parties and candidates in the 2007 Scottish Parliament election. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Cheah, Shih (Robert Gordon University, 2007-06-25)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and CHEAH, S. 2007. The use of the Internet by political parties and candidates in the 2007 Scottish Parliament election. Presented at the 1st information: interactions and impact conference (i3 2007), 25-28 June 2007, Aberdeen, UK.
    This paper reports the results of a study which investigated the use of the Internet by political parties and individual candidates as part of their campaigns for election to the Scottish Parliament in 2007. This was a ...
  • 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 ...
  • A random walk around Britain: a critical assessment of the random walk scheme as a method of collecting data on the public's citizenship information needs. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Taylor Graham Publishing, 2000-08-16)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 2001. A random walk around Britain: a critical assessment of the random walk scheme as a method of collecting data on the public's citizenship information needs. New review of information behaviour research: proceedings of the 3rd international information needs, seeking and use in differenct contexts, 6-18 Aug 2000, Gothenburgh, Sweden, 2, pages 87-104.
    This paper discusses the second stage of the Citizenship Information research project, funded by the British Library Research and Innovation Centre: a national survey, by personal doorstep interview and using the random ...
  • Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) on Twitter: constituency champions or party animals? 

    Baxter, Graeme; Marcella, Rita; O'Shea, Mary (Robert Gordon University, 2015-06-23)
    BAXTER, G., MARCELLA, R. and O'SHEA, M. 2015. Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) on Twitter: constituency champions or party animals? Presented at the 5th information: interactions and impact conference (i3 2015), 23-26 June 2015, Aberdeen, UK.
    The purpose of this paper is to explore the use of Twitter by Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) for the provision of constituency-related information, or in support of their constituency service work. While there ...
  • Goin' Holyrood? A study of voters' online information behaviour when using parties' and candidates' websites during the 2011 Scottish Parliament election campaign. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Marcella, Rita; Chapman, Denise; Fraser, Alan (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.02.043, 2013-02-27)
    BAXTER, G., MARCELLA, R., CHAPMAN, D. and FRASER, A. 2013. Goin' Holyrood? A study of voters' online information behaviour when using parties' and candidates' websites during the 2011 Scottish Parliament election campaign. Procedia social and behavioral sciences: Proceedings of the 2nd international conference on integrated information (IC-INNFO 2012), 30 August - 3 September 2012, Budapest, Hungary [online], 73, pages 209-216. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.02.043
    This paper reports the results of a study of voters' online behaviour conducted during the 2011 Scottish Parliamentary election campaign. Here, 64 citizens of Aberdeen, North-east Scotland, were observed and questioned ...
  • The social and cultural role of small, remote airports in the Northern Periphery. 

    Bloice, Lyndsay; Baxter, Graeme; Gray, David (Aberdeen University, 2017-08-27)
    BLOICE, L., BAXTER, G. and GRAY, D. 2017. The social and cultural role of small, remote airports in the Northern Periphery. Presented at the Conversations from the north conference, 27-29 August 2017, Aberdeen, UK.
    This paper presented the key themes emerging from Work Package 7.1 of the project entitled Smart Peripheral and Remote Airports (SPARA) 2020. Work Package 7.1 consisted of qualitative research that explored the social 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: ...

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