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Citizen journalism: an analysis of news representation in the coverage of Bhutannewsservice.com. (2019)
Journal Article
RAI, N., PEDERSEN, S. and SMITH, F. 2019. Citizen journalism: an analysis of news representation in the coverage of Bhutannewsservice.com. Journal of communication: media watch [online], 10(2), pages 294-308. Available from: https://doi.org/10.15655/mw/2019/v10i2/49640

This article analyses the discussion of nationality and ethnicity on a Bhutanese citizen journalism site which is particularly used by members of the Lhotshampa ethnic group. Many of the citizen journalists are based outside Bhutan, either in refugee... Read More

Building intercultural competence through virtual team collaboration across global classrooms. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
CRAWFORD, I., SWARTZ, S., LUCK, S. and BARBOSA, B. 2019. Building intercultural competence through virtual team collaboration across global classrooms. Presented at the 2019 Learning, teaching and student experience conference of the Chartered Association of Business Schools (LTSE 2019), 14-15 May 2019, Manchester, UK.

The world is global whether we like it or not. The Fortune 500 leading global companies employ 67 million people in 34 countries. Tertiary-level teaching within this global context presents instructors with several challenges. Through easy accessibil... Read More

Creating and evaluating collaborative online international learning (COIL) projects. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
CRAWFORD, I. 2019 Creating and evaluating collaborative online international learning (COIL) projects. Presented at the 2019 Department for the Enhancement of Learning, Teaching and Access (DELTA) Learning and teaching conference (LTC 2019): learning without borders, 2 May 2019, Aberdeen, UK.

This presentation accompanied a workshop of the same name. The purpose of the workshop was to share findings and experience from a current RGU COIL project, to provide a model and set of key elements required for a COIL project, and to consider chall... Read More

An investigation into cataloguers' experiences with RDA. (2019)
Journal Article
MACLENNAN, A. and WALICKA, A. 2019. An investigation into cataloguers’ experiences with RDA. Journal of librarianship and information science [online] OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000618820655

The 1998 publication of the Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) IFLA (1998) and the 2010 release of the new cataloguing standard based thereon, Resource Description and Access (RDA), have led to a greater amount of debate that wa... Read More

The seven voices of information literacy (IL). (2018)
Journal Article
CUNNINGHAM, V. and WILLIAMS, D. 2018. The seven voices of information literacy (IL). Journal of information literacy [online], 12(2), pages 4-23. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11645/12.2.2332

The purpose of this research was to discover the conceptions of information literacy (IL) prevalent across multiple stakeholder groups in an international middle school community. The research involved students, parents, teachers, librarians, IT pers... Read More

The information literacy and continuous professional development practices of teachers at a Jewish day school. (2018)
Journal Article
COGAN, A. and MARTZOUKOU, K. 2018. The information literacy and continuous professional development practices of teachers at a Jewish day school. Reference services review [online], 46(4), pages 600-627. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/RSR-12-2017-0045

This study investigated how in-service teachers within the context of an American Jewish day school perceive, practice and develop Information Literacy (IL), as a sociocultural practice and through Continuing Professional Development (CPD). A researc... Read More

Highland romance or Viking saga? (2018)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. and PEACH, A. 2018. Highland romance or Viking saga? The contradictory branding of Orkney Tweed in the twentieth century. Journal of design history [online], Advance articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/jdh/epy046

Few have heard of Orkney tweed today, but in the mid-twentieth century it was as well known as Harris Tweed, and praised for its soft and light characteristics. This article investigates the rise and fall of Orkney tweed and suggests that its decline... Read More

Feeling spirits: sharing subjective paranormal experience through embodied talk and action. (2018)
Journal Article
IRONSIDE, R. 2018. Feeling spirits: sharing subjective paranormal experience through embodied talk and action. Text and talk [online], 38(6), pages 705-728. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1515/text-2018-0020

This article examines how subjective paranormal experiences are shared and understood through embodied talk and action. Paranormal experiences often possess subjective qualities, regularly experienced as 'senses' or 'feelings'; however, the ability t... Read More

Exploring the everyday life information needs and the socio-cultural adaptation barriers of Syrian refugees in Scotland. (2018)
Journal Article
MARTZOUKOU, K. and BURNETT, S. 2018. Exploring the everyday life information needs and the socio-cultural adaptation barriers of Syrian refugees in Scotland. Journal of documentation [online], 74(5), pages 1104-1132. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-10-2017-0142

Purpose: This paper presents the research findings of the 'Syrian new Scots' Information Literacy Way-finding practices' research project, funded by the Information Literacy Group (ILG) of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Profession... Read More

Social media as a vehicle for user engagement with local history: a case study in the north-east of Scotland. (2018)
Journal Article
HOOD, C. and REID, P.H. 2018. Social media as a vehicle for user engagement with local history: a case study in the north-east of Scotland. Journal of documentation [online], 74(4), pages 741-762. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-12-2017-0167

Purpose - The aim of this paper is to examine issues associated with user engagement on social media with local history in the north east of Scotland and focuses on a case-study of the Buckie and District Fishing Heritage Society, a small but very su... Read More