Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • The long and winding road. 

    Campbell, Fiona; Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Library Association, 2000-04-30)
    CAMPBELL, F., MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 2000. The long and winding road. Library Association record, 102(4), pages 214-215.
    For some years now, staff in the Library Association Professional Qualifications Department have noticed that, while a proportion of candidates for Associateship of the LA complete the necessary requirements fairly quickly ...
  • Rural citizens' information needs: a survey undertaken on behalf of the Shetland Islands Citizens Advice Bureau. 

    Beer, Susan F.; Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/096100069803000403, 1998-12-31)
    BEER, S.F., MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1998. Rural citizens' information needs: a survey undertaken on behalf of the Shetland Islands Citizens Advice Bureau. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], 30(4), pages 223-240. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/096100069803000403
    Reports results of a study of the rural information needs in the Shetland Islands areas aimed at gaining a greater understanding of the operation of the Shetland Islands Citizens Advice Bureau (SICAB). The objectives were: ...
  • European information in public libraries in the United Kingdom: the implementation of the public information relay. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Library Association, 1996-01-01)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1996. European information in public libraries in the United Kingdom: the implementation of the public information relay. Public library journal, 11(1), pages 11-12.
    In the early 1990s, during the lengthy and often heated debate over the United Kingdom's ratification of the Maastricht Treaty, the European Commission became increasingly aware of a communication gap between itself and ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Women in media and communication. [Interim report] 

    Marcella, Rita; Illingworth, Lorraine; Baxter, Graeme; Smith, Fiona (Robert Gordon University. Aberdeen Business School, 2005-02-01)
    MARCELLA, R., ILLINGWORTH, L., BAXTER, G. and SMITH, F. 2005. Women in media and communication. Interim report. Aberdeen: RGU.
    This ESF funded project sought, by examining a particular sector in depth, to improve understanding of best practice in implementing active gender equality policies from the perspective both of companies and the women they ...
  • 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 (International Institute of Informatics and Cybernetics http://www.iiisci.org/Journal/SCI/FullText.asp?var=&id=P108958, 2004-04-30)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and SMITH, S. 2004. The use of the Internet by candidates as part of their campaign for election to the Scottish Parliament in 2003. Journal of systemics, cybernetics and informatics [online], 2(2), pages 54-59. Available from: http://www.iiisci.org/Journal/SCI/FullText.asp?var=&id=P108958
    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 ...
  • The pattern of provision of European Union information in France and the United Kingdom: a comparative study of services. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Parker, Susan; Davies, Sylvie C. (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/01435129710176751, 1997-07-15)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G., PARKER, S. and DAVIES, S. 1997. The pattern of provision of European Union information in France and the United Kingdom: a comparative study of services. Library management [online], 18(5), pages 243-252. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/01435129710176751
    Compares the selective European information services in France and the UK, stating that whereas France gathers information from official documentation and its representations in the EC in Paris and Marseille, the UK got ...
  • The impact of new technology on the communication of parliamentary information. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Moore, Nick (Taylor and Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1300/J054v14n01_11, 2005-02-28)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and MOORE, N. 2005. The impact of new technology on the communication of parliamentary information. Journal of nonprofit and public sector marketing [online], 14(1-2), pages 185-203. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1300/J054v14n01_11
    This article discusses the results of an exploratory study, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, which investigated the impact of technology on the communication of parliamentary information to the general ...
  • The impact of new technologies on the communication of parliamentary information: a pilot study. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Moore, Nick (ESRC http://www.researchcatalogue.esrc.ac.uk/grants/R000223342/outputs/read/b14a2cfd-6b55-4d3d-a4f4-b30aed2229d9, 2002-03-01)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and MOORE, N. 2002. The impact of new technologies on the communication of parliamentary information: a pilot study. Swindon: ESRC [online]. Available from: http://www.researchcatalogue.esrc.ac.uk/grants/R000223342/outputs/read/b14a2cfd-6b55-4d3d-a4f4-b30aed2229d9
    This report details the results of a pilot study, funded by the ESRC, to test the application of a new data collection tool - an interactive, electronically-assisted interview delivered in a roadshow environment - in the ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Measure for measure: the economic and social value of creative and performing arts research in the UK. 

    Marcella, Rita; MacDonald, Stuart; Baxter, Graeme (AHRC, 2008-12-31)
    MARCELLA, R., MACDONALD, S. and BAXTER, G. 2008. Measure for measure: the economic and social value of creative and performing arts research in the UK. Swindon: AHRC.
    This work is one of a series of 34 essays on the value of arts and humanities research, commissioned by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) in 2008. This essay considers the economic and social value of ...
  • Impact evaluation of museums, archives and libraries: available evidence project. 

    Wavell, Caroline; Baxter, Graeme; Johnson, Ian M.; Williams, Dorothy (Robert Gordon University. Aberdeen Business School https://www.rgu.ac.uk/4E339E80-595A-11E1-BF5B000d609cb064, 2002-12-31)
    WAVELL, C., BAXTER, G., JOHNSON, I. and WILLIAMS, D. 2002. Impact evaluation of museums, archives and libraries: available evidence project. A report for Resource: the Council for Museums, Archives and Libraries. Aberdeen: RGU [online]. Available from: https://www.rgu.ac.uk/4E339E80-595A-11E1-BF5B000d609cb064
    This report provides a critical overview of impact evaluation in the museums, archives and libraries sector. The study, funded by Resource: The Council for Museums, Archives and Libraries, consisted largely of a review of ...
  • Image indexing and retrieval: some problems and proposed solutions. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Anderson, Douglas (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JD-10-2012-0130, 1995-10-31)
    BAXTER, G. and ANDERSON, D. 1995. Image indexing and retrieval: some problems and proposed solutions. New library world [online], 96(6), pages 4-13. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JD-10-2012-0130
    Image processing technologies are offering considerable potential for library and information units to extend their databases by the inclusion of images such as photographs, paintings, monograph title-pages and maps. ...
  • European Union information in public libraries in the United Kingdom. [Report summary] 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Parker, Susan (LISU, 1999-07-31)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and PARKER, S. 1999. European Union information in public libraries in the United Kingdom. Report summary. In Bohme, S. and Spiller, D. (eds.) Perspectives of public library use 2: a compendium of survey information. Loughborough: Library and Information Statistics Unit, pages 225-230.
    This report presents some of the key findings of a research project, funded by the British Library Research and Innovation Centre, which investigated the provision of European Union information in UK public libraries. The ...
  • European Union information in public libraries in the United Kingdom. [Final report] 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Parker, Susan (British Library, 1996-12-31)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and PARKER, S. 1996. European Union information in public libraries in the United Kingdom. Final report. British library research and innovation report number 19. London: British library.
    This report describes a British Library funded research project which investigated the provision of European information in public libraries in the United Kingdom, and in particular the implementation of the Public Information ...
  • 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 ...

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