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Libraries in lockdown: Scottish public libraries and their role in community cohesion and resilience during lockdown. (2021)
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REID, P. and BLOICE, L. 2021. Libraries in lockdown: Scottish public libraries and their role in community cohesion and resilience during lockdown. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

The research examines Scottish Public Libraries and their response to the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020-21 and in particular the way in which they have, through their digital offering, helped to support community resilience and cohesion. The research als... Read More about Libraries in lockdown: Scottish public libraries and their role in community cohesion and resilience during lockdown..

Every child a library member: an evaluative review. (2016)
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REID, P.H. and HOOD, C. 2016. Every child a library member: an evaluative review. Glasgow: Scottish Library and Information Council [online]. Available from: https://scottishlibraries.org/research-skills/every-child-a-library-member/

In August 2016 the Department of Information Management at Robert Gordon University conducted an Evaluative Review of the Every Child A Library Member project. The review, conducted by Professor Peter Reid and Caroline Hood, examined the various ECAL... Read More about Every child a library member: an evaluative review..

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..

Guidelines for e-reference library services for distance learners and other remote users. (2004)
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JOHNSON, I.M., REID, P.H. and NEWTON, R., BAXTER, G. and KILLEN, C. 2004. Guidelines for e-reference library services for distance learners and other remote users. A report for UNESCO. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

Until recently the provision of distance education was undertaken mainly by various professional associations and commercial agencies offering vocational training. Library provision to meet the needs of registered students was limited. Over the past... Read More about Guidelines for e-reference library services for distance learners and other remote users..