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Indicative findings from a study of information behaviour in digital business ideation: insights from the developing world. (2022)
Journal Article
IBRAHIM, S., MARCELLA, R. and MACLENNAN, A. 2022. Indicative findings from a study of information behaviour in digital business ideation: insights from the developing world. Information research [online], 27(Special issue): proceedings of the 11th International conference on Conceptions of library and information science (CoLIS), 29 May - 01 June 2022, Oslo, Sweden and proceedings of the 2022 Information seeking in context conference (ISIC 2022): the information behaviour conference, 26-29 September 2022, Berlin, Germany, article isic2233. Available from: https://doi.org/10.47989/irisic2233

Though a wealth of information behaviour research has been undertaken in various contexts over the years, less has been done on entrepreneurship. In particular, there is a lack of literature around the ideation component in the early stages of busine... Read More about Indicative findings from a study of information behaviour in digital business ideation: insights from the developing world..

Escaping traditional outreach: digital escape rooms to engage potential students. (2022)
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MARTIN, K., WRIGHT, R. and ZARB, M. 2022. Escaping traditional outreach: digital escape rooms to engage potential students. Presented at the 2022 RGU annual learning and teaching conference (RGU LTC 2022): enhancing for impact, 21 October 2022, Aberdeen, UK.

Outreach has been linked to many advantages, including improving access for typically disadvantaged students and raising their completion rates. The "Access To" programme is an outreach initiative for under-represented groups in secondary education.... Read More about Escaping traditional outreach: digital escape rooms to engage potential students..

Enhancing students' digital skills with impact: the "Digital Literacy" project. (2022)
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MARTZOUKOU, K. 2022. Enhancing students' digital skills with impact: the "Digital Literacy" project. Presented at the 2022 RGU annual learning and teaching conference (RGU LTC 2022): enhancing for impact, 21 October 2022, Aberdeen, UK.

In line with UK strategic priorities (UK Department for Education 2019), the "Digital Literacy" project - supported by a DELTA (QAA) "Emerging Stronger Award" - aims to identify pockets of digital inequalities in students, to enhance their digital ca... Read More about Enhancing students' digital skills with impact: the "Digital Literacy" project..

Exploring experiences, behaviours and associated behavioural determinants of healthcare professionals in Qatar regarding medically related social media use. (2022)
Presentation / Conference
ABABNEH, M., STEWART, D., PEDERSEN, S., NAZAR, Z. and CUNNINGHAM, S. 2022. Exploring experiences, behaviours and associated behavioural determinants of healthcare professionals in Qatar regarding medically related social media use. Presented at the 50th ESCP (European Society of Clinical Pharmacy) symposium on clinical pharmacy, polypharmacy and ageing: highly individualized, interprofessional, person-centered care, 19-21 October 2022, Prague, Czech Republic.

There is an accumulation of evidence that healthcare professionals are increasingly using social media to provide services to patients, share and disseminate information, and develop their professional skills. Research originating from the Middle Eas... Read More about Exploring experiences, behaviours and associated behavioural determinants of healthcare professionals in Qatar regarding medically related social media use..

Digital competencies in higher education: an agenda for students' equal participation. (2022)
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MARTZOUKOU, K. 2022. Digital competencies in higher education: an agenda for students' equal participation. Presented at the 28th Panhellenic academic libraries conference: green and sustainable academic libraries in the post-COVID era, 19-21 October 2022, Corfu, Greece.

In the modern online and interconnected environment, digital competences have emerged as an umbrella concept that is considered an important condition for learning, communication, civic participation and engagement, informed citizenship, employabilit... Read More about Digital competencies in higher education: an agenda for students' equal participation..

Collaborative online international learning and biodiversity education across the Arctic Circle. (2022)
Presentation / Conference
CRAWFORD, I., TUPPER, J. and OKSANEN, E. 2022. Collaborative online international learning and biodiversity education across the Arctic Circle. Presented at the 2022 Arctic Circle assembly, 13-16 October 2022, Reykjavik, Iceland.

This session consisted of three presentations: "Creating a COIL resource for the Arctic Circle", by Izzy Crawford; "Developing co-operation in biodiversity-related research and education", by Elina Oksanen; and "Establishing a COIL network for the Ar... Read More about Collaborative online international learning and biodiversity education across the Arctic Circle..

What is next for information world mapping? International and multidisciplinary approaches to understanding information behaviors/practices in context. (2022)
Journal Article
KITZIE, V.L., TSAI, T.-I., MARTZOUKOU, K., MABI, M.N. and GREYSON, D. 2022. What is next for information world mapping? International and multidisciplinary approaches to understanding information behaviors/practice in context. Library and information science research [online], 44(4), article 101196. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lisr.2022.101196

As the use of arts-involved and data visualization methods increases in information science, it is essential to reflect on the strengths and weaknesses of various methods. An international lineup of information researchers shares their experiences us... Read More about What is next for information world mapping? International and multidisciplinary approaches to understanding information behaviors/practices in context..

Desirable tourism futures: stakeholders' participation in local strategic planning for sustainable tourism in Orkney Islands. (2022)
Presentation / Conference
ROITERSHTEIN, A. 2022. Desirable tourism futures: stakeholders' participation in local strategic planning for sustainable tourism in Orkney Islands. Presented at the 30th Nordic symposium on tourism and hospitality research: participatory approaches to development for desirable tourism futures, 27-29 September 2022, Porvoo, Finland.

Comprehensive stakeholder engagement in tourism planning is vital for sustainable destination development, but many strategic plans fail to provide evidence of such engagement on a destination level. As a part of a wider doctoral research project, th... Read More about Desirable tourism futures: stakeholders' participation in local strategic planning for sustainable tourism in Orkney Islands..

Information behaviour in high risk decision making: study of international postgraduates. (2022)
Journal Article
MCNICHOLAS, C. and MARCELLA, R. 2022. Information behaviour in high risk decision making: study of international postgraduates. Journal of information science [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/01655515221124080

This article explores the role of information in high risk consumer decision making. Forty-two qualitative interviews were undertaken with international non-EU postgraduates when making the high risk decision to study in a UK Business School. Prospec... Read More about Information behaviour in high risk decision making: study of international postgraduates..

Maddie is online: a creative learning path to digital literacy for young people. (2022)
Presentation / Conference
MARTZOUKOU, K. 2022. Maddie is online: a creative learning path to digital literacy for young people. Presented at the 2022 Library of the future conference, 25-26 August 2022, Odorheiu Secuiesc, Romania.

This presentation gives an overview of the "Maddie is Online" project, which aims: 1) to improve young people's digital literacy skills; 2) to increase the number of schools that deliver digital literacy education; 3) to involve students directly in... Read More about Maddie is online: a creative learning path to digital literacy for young people..

Traces: how art and oil can mix. (2022)
Presentation / Conference
KELLIE, C. 2022. Traces: how art and oil can mix. Presented at the 2022 Petrocultures conference (Petrocultures 2022): transformations, 24-27 August 2022, Stavanger, Norway.

Heavy industry impacts and shapes the communities that surround it. With North Sea oil, that industry lies mostly over the horizon and its workforce comes from around the world to form a temporal community. This invisibility and the logistical barrie... Read More about Traces: how art and oil can mix..

A (socially isolated) room of one's own: women writing lockdown. (2022)
Journal Article
ARMITT, L., COWMAN, K. and PEDERSEN, S. 2022. A (socially isolated) room of one's own: women writing lockdown. Women's history today [online], Summer 2022. Available from: https://womenshistorynetwork.org/womens-history-today-summer-2022/

Our eighteen-month project, "A [Socially Isolated] Room of One's Own: Women Writing Lockdown", is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. It involves collecting, capturing, archiving and evaluating a variety of written responses by women... Read More about A (socially isolated) room of one's own: women writing lockdown..

Korea’s national approach to Open Science: present and possible future. (2022)
Journal Article
SHMAGUN, H., SHIM, J., CHOI, K.-N., SHIN, S.K., KIM, J. and OPPENHEIM, C. 2024. Korea's national approach to Open Science: present and possible future. Journal of information science [online], 50(3), pages 766-785. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/01655515221107336

Open Science (OS) – an emerging global trend driven by advances in digital technologies and government's commitment to greater transparency and value for money of publicly funded research – is at its early stages, even in countries with high R&D expe... Read More about Korea’s national approach to Open Science: present and possible future..

Bloody amazing really: voices from Scotland’s public libraries in lockdown. (2022)
Journal Article
REID, P.H. and MESJAR, L. 2023. Bloody amazing really: voices from Scotland's public libraries in lockdown. Journal of documentation [online], 79(2), pages 301-319. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-03-2022-0067

The research examined Scottish Public Libraries and their response to the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020-21. It focused particularly around the way that they helped to support community resilience and cohesion during periods of lockdown. The study conside... Read More about Bloody amazing really: voices from Scotland’s public libraries in lockdown..

Designing for deeper audience engagement panel. (2022)
Presentation / Conference
ANDERSON, B., VAN DER NAT, R., ROTH, C., FERRER-CONILL, R., ALBEANU, C., KWONG, R., STEENSEN, S., KULKARNI, S., BORGES-REY, E., APPELGREN, E. 2022. Designing for deeper audience engagement panel. Presented at the 2020 ECREA (European Communication Research and Education Association) journalism conference (ECREA Journalism 2022) [online], 15-17 June 2022, Utrecht, Netherlands. Available from: https://web.archive.org/save/https://tinyurl.com/2cres4yt

The notion of engagement has evolved from the embodiment of civic involvement and political participation to a measurement of interactivity with digital journalistic products and a key performance indicator. This development, which we believe is far... Read More about Designing for deeper audience engagement panel..

An interactive decision-making model of international postgraduate student course choice. (2022)
Journal Article
MCNICHOLAS, C. and MARCELLA, R. [2022]. An interactive decision-making model of international postgraduate student course choice. Journal of marketing for higher education [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/08841241.2022.2076276

This paper explores the decision-making process of international non-EU postgraduates when choosing a qualification from a UK business school and proposes a new model which reflects the iterative, cyclical and continuous nature of the process. The de... Read More about An interactive decision-making model of international postgraduate student course choice..

Purposive and non-purposive information behaviour on Instagram. (2022)
Journal Article
MARCELLA-HOOD, M. and MARCELLA, R. 2023. Purposive and non-purposive information behaviour on Instagram. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], 55(3), pages 634-657. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/09610006221097974

User information behaviour on Instagram was explored via 274 responses to an online survey. Instagram is recognised as a powerful visual platform and consistently reports high engagement statistics across its variety of users. Research on Instagram t... Read More about Purposive and non-purposive information behaviour on Instagram..

Indies in Scotland: exploring the role of independent bookshops in Scotland's towns and villages. (2022)
Presentation / Conference
LAING, A. 2022. Indies in Scotland: exploring the role of independent bookshops in Scotland's towns and villages. Presented at Culture vs commerce, 17 May 2022, [virtual event].

This talk was presented at the Culture vs Commerce roundtable session, part of the Literature and the Market DFG funded project held virtually at the University of Münster. This project builds on previous work and explores consumer behaviour and brow... Read More about Indies in Scotland: exploring the role of independent bookshops in Scotland's towns and villages..

Covid-19 fake news sentiment analysis. (2022)
Journal Article
IWENDI, C., MOHAN, S., KHAN, S., IBEKE, E., AHMADIAN, A. and CIANO, T. 2022. COVID-19 fake news sentiment analysis. Computers and electrical engineering [online], 101, article 107967. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compeleceng.2022.107967

’Fake news’ refers to the misinformation presented about issues or events, such as COVID-19. Meanwhile, social media giants claimed to take COVID-19 related misinformation seriously, however, they have been ineffectual. This research uses the Informa... Read More about Covid-19 fake news sentiment analysis..

From the prefect's desk: Gerard van Swieten's library correspondence. (2022)
Journal Article
CHLEBAK, C.A. and REID, P.H. 2022. From the prefect's desk: Gerard van Swieten's library correspondence. Library and information history [online], 38(1), pages 23-41. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3366/lih.2022.0097

This article investigates library-related documents written by Gerard van Swieten (1700–72), during his tenure as Library Prefect in the Imperial Library of Vienna (1745–72). Van Swieten's time as Library Prefect is considered through a textual analy... Read More about From the prefect's desk: Gerard van Swieten's library correspondence..