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Only connect: a phenomenographic study exploring stakeholders' conceptions of information literacy across an international middle school community. (2017)
Thesis
CUNNINGHAM, V. 2017. Only connect: a phenomenographic study exploring stakeholders' conceptions of information literacy across an international middle school community. Robert Gordon University, DInfSci thesis.

The dynamic information context is challenging school communities to calibrate their ways of understanding information literacy. However empirical research reports a lack of shared understanding and vision around information literacy that is negative... Read More about Only connect: a phenomenographic study exploring stakeholders' conceptions of information literacy across an international middle school community..

The content, scope and purpose of local studies collections in the libraries of further and higher education institutions in the United Kingdom. (2014)
Thesis
NOLAN, M.E. 2014. The content, scope and purpose of local studies collections in the libraries of further and higher education institutions in the United Kingdom. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This research examines the presence of and reasons for local studies resources in the libraries and learning centres of further and higher education institutions in the United Kingdom. The study's aims were to investigate the content and scope of loc... Read More about The content, scope and purpose of local studies collections in the libraries of further and higher education institutions in the United Kingdom..

Towards a model of information behaviour of a information provider: a mixed methods study. (2013)
Thesis
DAVIES, R. 2013. Towards a model of information behaviour of a information provider: a mixed methods study. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Not much is not known about the totality of information behaviours of information providers from among the plethora of library and information science literature. This research aims to describe, categorise and devise a representation of information w... Read More about Towards a model of information behaviour of a information provider: a mixed methods study..

Learning from e-family history: online research behaviour and strategies of family historians and implications for local studies collections. (2012)
Thesis
FRIDAY, K. 2012. Learning from e-family history: online research behaviour and strategies of family historians and implications for local studies collections. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The massive expansion of electronic resources has been identified as one of the major drivers behind the explosion in the popularity of family history, which bring ease, convenience and accessibility to some parts of the research process. Amongst thi... Read More about Learning from e-family history: online research behaviour and strategies of family historians and implications for local studies collections..

Knowing through narratives: the role of knowledge within the technological innovation process in the UK upstream oil and gas industry. (2010)
Thesis
BURNETT, S.M. 2010. Knowing through narratives: the role of knowledge within the technological innovation process in the UK upstream oil and gas industry. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The aim of this research was to further understanding of the role of knowledge and knowledge-based processes within the process of technological innovation within the UK upstream oil and gas industry. The scope of the research encompassed three group... Read More about Knowing through narratives: the role of knowledge within the technological innovation process in the UK upstream oil and gas industry..

The effective evidence-based high school librarian: a journey to decision. (2008)
Thesis
TURRIFF, A. 2008. The effective evidence-based high school librarian: a journey to decision. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This thesis aims to establish how high school librarians in Scotland and America can become effective evidence-based decision-makers. Initial data collection consisted of written questionnaires to elicit background data from librarians on the extent... Read More about The effective evidence-based high school librarian: a journey to decision..

Conceptions of effective information use and learning in a tele-health organization: a phenomenographic study of information literacy and knowledge management at work. (2008)
Thesis
TOLEDANO O'FARRILL, R. 2008. Conceptions of effective information use and learning in a tele-health organization: a phenomenographic study of information literacy and knowledge management at work. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This research study investigates the concept of workplace information literacy (IL) theoretically and empirically, focusing on the connections between information literacy and knowledge management (KM). This dissertation examines the relevance and ap... Read More about Conceptions of effective information use and learning in a tele-health organization: a phenomenographic study of information literacy and knowledge management at work..

Design of virtual worlds for accessing information : discovery of user preferences. (2007)
Thesis
MACLENNAN, A. 2007. Design of virtual worlds for accessing information : discovery of user preferences. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This thesis describes a study carried out with the aim of discovering user preferences as to the design of 3-dimensional virtual worlds for accessing information. No literature was found which dealt with this topic, and it was therefore thought that,... Read More about Design of virtual worlds for accessing information : discovery of user preferences..

Evaluation of the development and application of multimedia computer assisted learning in Higher Education. (2001)
Thesis
NEWTON, R. 2001. Evaluation of the development and application of multimedia computer assisted learning in Higher Education. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This thesis deals with approaches to the evaluation of multimedia computer assisted learning in higher education. The thesis is presented in two parts. The first part consists mainly of a literature based review of the rationale and methods employed... Read More about Evaluation of the development and application of multimedia computer assisted learning in Higher Education..