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Seven pillars and five minds: small business workplace information literacy. (2019)
Journal Article
LOCKERBIE, H. and WILLIAMS, D. 2019. Seven pillars and five minds: small business workplace information literacy. Journal of documentation [online], 75(5), pages 977-994. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-09-2018-0151

Purpose: To develop and test a theoretical framework for understanding information literacy (IL) within the context of a small business workplace environment. The theoretical framework developed related IL competencies to competencies for success as... Read More about Seven pillars and five minds: small business workplace information literacy..

The strategic role of knowledge auditing and mapping: an organisational case study. (2013)
Journal Article
BURNETT, S., WILLIAMS, D. and GRINNALL, A. 2013. The strategic role of knowledge auditing and mapping: an organisational case study. Knowledge and process management [online], 20(3), pages 161-176. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/kpm.1416

This paper presents the results of research, which aimed to evaluate the current position of the knowledge management (KM) capabilities of a multi-national energy services company, and is based on work originally presented at IFKAD-KCWS 2012, Matera,... Read More about The strategic role of knowledge auditing and mapping: an organisational case study..

What have we learned so far? The development and application of an organisational learning narrative. (2013)
Journal Article
BURNETT, S., GRINNALL, A. and WILLIAMS, D. 2015. What have we learned so far? The development and application of an organisational learning narrative. Knowledge management research and practice [online], 13(2), pages 160-167. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1057/kmrp.2013.38

The use of narratives and stories has been growing in popularity in the field of knowledge management. Narratives may be used as useful vehicles for several knowledge-based activities within organisational (and other) contexts. These include acquirin... Read More about What have we learned so far? The development and application of an organisational learning narrative..

Evidence-based practice in teaching: an information perspective. (2007)
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WILLIAMS, D. and COLES, L. 2007. Evidence-based practice in teaching: an information perspective. Journal of documentation [online], 63(6), pages 812-835. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/00220410710836376

Purpose The purpose of this research is to explore UK teachers' use of research-based information, with a particular focus on issues relating to access to information in schools, information literacy, and the role of the school librarian and school l... Read More about Evidence-based practice in teaching: an information perspective..

Implementing impact evaluation in professional practice: a study of support needs within the museum, archive and library sector. (2005)
Journal Article
WILLIAMS, D.A., WAVELL, C., BAXTER, G., MACLENNAN, A. and JOBSON, D. 2005. Implementing impact evaluation in professional practice: a study of support needs within the museum, archive and library sector. International journal of information management [online], 25(6), pages 533-548. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2005.08.003

This paper reports on research into the professional needs of those embarking on impact evaluation in the museum, archive and library sector. The research used a web portal providing impact evaluation research findings and examples of methods and too... Read More about Implementing impact evaluation in professional practice: a study of support needs within the museum, archive and library sector..

Impact evaluation, professional practice and policy making. (2004)
Journal Article
JOHNSON, I.M., WILLIAMS, D.A., WAVELL, C. and BAXTER, G. 2004. Impact evaluation, professional practice and policy making. New library world [online], 105(1/2), pages 33-46. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/03074800410515255

This paper examines the relationship between research into the evaluation of the impact of library and information services, policy making in the field, and professional practice and education. The paper first summarises the background to a recent cr... Read More about Impact evaluation, professional practice and policy making..