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Impact of school libraries on learning: critical review of published evidence to inform the Scottish education community [online]. (2013)
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WILLIAMS, D., WAVELL, C. and MORRISON, K. 2013. Impact of school libraries on learning: critical review of published evidence to inform the Scottish education community [online]. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University, Institute for Management, Governance & Society(IMaGeS). [online]. Available from: https://scottishlibraries.org/research-skills/impact-of-school-libraries/

The aim of the report is to identify and critically evaluate the available evidence of the impact of school libraries on learning, including attainment, skills and attitudes. The report, commissioned by the Scottish Library and Information Council (S... Read More about Impact of school libraries on learning: critical review of published evidence to inform the Scottish education community [online]..

The 'main street' in Kirkwall: a pilot research projects. (2010)
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BAXTER, G., GRAY, D., MORRISON, K., REID, P.H., VERGUNST, J., WILLIAMS, D. 2010. The 'main street' in Kirkwall: a pilot research projects. Draft report. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

In July 2010, researchers from Robert Gordon University, in collaboration with the University of Aberdeen, conducted a pilot research project which investigated the role of the main street (i.e. Bridge Street, Albert Street, Broad Street and Victoria... Read More about The 'main street' in Kirkwall: a pilot research projects..

Information literacy in the classroom : secondary school teachers' conceptions. (2006)
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WILLIAMS, D. and WAVELL, C. 2006. Information literacy in the classroom : secondary school teachers' conceptions. Final report on research funded by Society for Educational Studies. Research Report 15. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

The study reported here was designed to investigate how secondary school teachers describe their students information literacy. It sought to identify how information literacy is interpreted by teachers in relation to the learning tasks they design, m... Read More about Information literacy in the classroom : secondary school teachers' conceptions..

Impact evaluation of museums, archives and libraries: available evidence project. (2002)
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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: Robert Gordon University [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 the literature published dur... Read More about Impact evaluation of museums, archives and libraries: available evidence project..

Impact of school library services on achievement and learning in primary schools: Critical literature review of the impact of school library provision on achievement and learning in primary level students. (2002)
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WILLIAMS, D., COLE, L. and WAVELL, C. 2002. Impact of school library services on achievement and learning in primary schools: Critical literature review of the impact of school library provision on achievement and learning in primary level students. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

This critical literature review examines research linking educational attainment and school library use at primary level, and complements a review examining the links between educational achievement and school library provision at secondary level, co... Read More about Impact of school library services on achievement and learning in primary schools: Critical literature review of the impact of school library provision on achievement and learning in primary level students..

Impact of school library services on achievement and learning: Critical literature review of the impact of school library services on achievement and learning to inform the work of the DfES Task Group set up to implement actions contained in the Governmen (2001)
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WILLIAMS, D., WAVELL, C. and COLES, L. 2001. Impact of school library services on achievement and learning: Critical literature review of the impact of school library services on achievement and learning to inform the work of the DfES Task Group set up to implement actions contained in the Government's response to 'Empowering the Learning Community'. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

This critical literature review examines research linking educational attainment and school library use at secondary level. The study was funded by Resource: The Council for Museums, Archives and Libraries to inform the work of the DfES Task Group se... Read More about Impact of school library services on achievement and learning: Critical literature review of the impact of school library services on achievement and learning to inform the work of the DfES Task Group set up to implement actions contained in the Governmen.