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The social and cultural role of small, remote airports in the Northern Periphery. (2017)
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BLOICE, L., BAXTER, G. and GRAY, D. 2017. The social and cultural role of small, remote airports in the Northern Periphery. Presented at the 2017 University of the Artic rectors' conference and forum conversations from the north conference: scholars of many disciplines and inhabitants of many places in dialogue with one another, with animals and plants, and with the land, 27-29 August 2017, Aberdeen, UK.

This paper presented the key themes emerging from Work Package 7.1 of the project entitled Smart Peripheral and Remote Airports (SPARA) 2020. Work Package 7.1 consisted of qualitative research that explored the social and cultural importance of small... Read More about The social and cultural role of small, remote airports in the Northern Periphery..

Beyond 'grey in sepia': empowering the everyday life information literacy of Syrian new Scots: Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-findings practices. (2017)
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MARTZOUKOU, K. and BURNETT, S. 2017. Beyond 'grey in sepia': empowering the everyday life information literacy of Syrian new Scots: Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-findings practices. Presented at the 2017 Annual conference of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP 2017), 5-6 July 2017, Manchester, UK [online]. Available from: https://www.slideshare.net/CILIP/beyond-grey-in-sepia-empowering-the-everyday-life-information-literacy-of-syrian-new-scots

This paper presents the research findings of 'Lost in Information? Syrian new Scots Information Literacy Way-finding practices' research project, which was funded by the Information Literacy Group (ILG) of the Chartered Institute of Library and Infor... Read More about Beyond 'grey in sepia': empowering the everyday life information literacy of Syrian new Scots: Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-findings practices..

The information experiences of Syrian new Scots: more than meets the eye: Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-finding practices. (2017)
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MARTZOUKOU, K. and BURNETT, S. 2017. The information experiences of Syrian new Scots: more than meets the eye: Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-finding practices. Presented at the 6th Information: interactions and impact conference (i3 2017), 27-30 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK.

The aim of this study was to examine the information related experiences and information literacy practices of Syrian new Scots during their resettlement and integration. The objectives were: 1) To explore Syrian new Scots' 'ways of knowing' for addr... Read More about The information experiences of Syrian new Scots: more than meets the eye: Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-finding practices..

An exploration of the relationship between post-truth politics and Scottish citizens' information behaviour. (2017)
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BAXTER, G. and MARCELLA, R 2017. An exploration of the relationship between post-truth politics and Scottish citizens' information behaviour. Presented at the 6th Information: interactions and impact conference (i3 2017), 27-30 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK.

This conference paper presented the emerging findings of research which explored the relationship between post-truth politics and Scottish citizens' information behaviour. The research consisted of two key elements. Firstly, an online survey (538 res... Read More about An exploration of the relationship between post-truth politics and Scottish citizens' information behaviour..

Information search engagement and 'fake news'. (2017)
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MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 2017. Information search engagement and 'fake news'. Presented at a workshop of the University of Westminster's Centre for the Study of Democracy: democracy in a post-truth age, 8 June 2017, London, UK.

This conference paper presented the emerging results of research which explored the relationship between fake news and Scottish citizens' information behaviour. The research consisted of two key elements: an online survey (538 responses) that gathere... Read More about Information search engagement and 'fake news'..

From fourth year to the outside world: are we making our fashion graduates 'work ready' - are their skills transferable into the workplace? (2017)
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BREMNER, P.A.M. 2017. From fourth year to the outside world: are we making our fashion graduates 'work ready' - are their skills transferable into the workplace? Presented at the 3rd International enhancement in higher education conference: inspiring excellence, transforming the student experience, 6-8 June 2017, Glasgow, UK.

An honours year of any degree performs a valuable platform in enhancing the relevant skills sets, aiding the students to become more 'work ready'. These skill sets take into account the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) benchmarks t... Read More about From fourth year to the outside world: are we making our fashion graduates 'work ready' - are their skills transferable into the workplace?.

Scotland welcomes refugees: the roles of the library in resettlement and inclusion: Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-findings practices. (2017)
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MARTZOUKOU, K. and BURNETT, S. 2017. Scotland welcomes refugees: the roles of the library in resettlement and inclusion: Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-findings practices. Presented at the 2017 Annual conference of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals Scotland (CILIPS 2017): strategies for success, 5-6 June 2017, Dundee, UK [online]. Available from: https://www.slideshare.net/martzoukou/cilips-june-2017-conference

Aims: A scoping study that aims to examine the information related experiences and information literacy practices of Syrian new Scots (the Syrian refugees in Scotland) during their resettlement and integration. Objectives: 1) To explore Syrian new Sc... Read More about Scotland welcomes refugees: the roles of the library in resettlement and inclusion: Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-findings practices..

Are we making our fashion graduates ‘work ready’? Considering the transferability of skills by students transitioning into the workplace. (2017)
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BREMNER, P.A.M. 2017. Are we making our fashion graduates ‘work ready’? Considering the transferability of skills by students transitioning into the workplace. Presented at the 2017 Department for the Enhancement of Learning, Teaching and Access (DELTA) Learning and teaching conference (LTC 2017): Student transitions: navigating the learning journey, 2 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK.

#alternativefacts? Citizens' perceptions of the reliability of 'facts' presented online by political parties in Scotland. (2017)
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BAXTER, G. and MARCELLA, R. 2017. #alternativefacts? Citizens' perceptions of the reliability of 'facts' presented online by political parties in Scotland. Presented at Staffordshire University Library Teachmeet: information literacy and making judgements: from Brexit to The White House, 4 May 2017, Stoke-on Trent, UK.

This conference paper presented the emerging findings of research which explored the relationship between post-truth politics and Scottish citizens' information behaviour. The research consisted of two key elements. Firstly, an online survey (538 res... Read More about #alternativefacts? Citizens' perceptions of the reliability of 'facts' presented online by political parties in Scotland..

Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-finding practices: phase 1 research findings. (2017)
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MARTZOUKOU, K. and BURNETT, S. 2017. Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-finding practices: phase 1 research findings. Presented at the 2017 Librarians' information literacy annual conference (LILAC 2017), 10-12 April 2017, Swansea, UK [online]. Available from: https://www.slideshare.net/infolit_group/new-syrian-scots-information-literacy-wayfinding-practices-phase-1-research-findings-martzoukou

The research in Phase 1 was conducted via interviews with two Scottish Refugee Council Coordinators and two focus groups with Syrian new Scots (with nine women and nine men). Syrian participants were also involved in a drawing exercise that helped to... Read More about Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-finding practices: phase 1 research findings..