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The strategic role of knowledge auditing and mapping: an organisational case study. (2013)
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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)
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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..

Library development in the Georgian Republic: problems and progress since the dissolution of the USSR. (2013)
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JOHNSON, I.M. 2013. Library development in the Georgian Republic: problems and progress since the dissolution of the USSR. World libraries [online], 20(2). Available from: https://worldlibraries.dom.edu/index.php/worldlib/article/view/516

The paper provides a situation report on the state of libraries and information services, publishing and bookselling in the Republic of Georgia in the South Caucasus. It briefly describes their development, outlines the international development assi... Read More about Library development in the Georgian Republic: problems and progress since the dissolution of the USSR..

Bookselling online: an examination of consumer behaviour patterns. (2013)
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LAING, A. and ROYLE, J. 2013. Bookselling online: an examination of consumer behaviour patterns. Publishing research quarterly [online], 29(2), pages 110-127. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12109-013-9318-3

Based upon empirical research, and using a range of methods, this paper examines the behaviour and experiences of consumers in online bookselling settings and offers comparison between online and offline (traditional) bookselling. The research finds... Read More about Bookselling online: an examination of consumer behaviour patterns..

The rehabilitation of library and information services and professional education in the post-Soviet republics: reflections from a development project. (2013)
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JOHNSON, I.M. 2014. The rehabilitation of library and information services and professional education in the post-Soviet republics: reflections from a development project. Information development [online], 30(2), pages 130-147. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0266666913479389

This paper evolved from a project supported by the European Commission TEMPUS programme that provided technical assistance for developments in Armenia, Georgia and Uzbekistan. The project (NMPLIS) sought to underpin the modernization of library and i... Read More about The rehabilitation of library and information services and professional education in the post-Soviet republics: reflections from a development project..

Mothers with attitude: how the Mumsnet parenting forum offers space for new forms of femininity to emerge online. (2013)
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PEDERSEN, S. and SMITHSON, J. 2013. Mothers with attitude: how the Mumsnet parenting forum offers space for new forms of femininity to emerge online. Women's studies international forum [online], 38, pages 97-106. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wsif.2013.03.004

This paper investigates the motivations and online behaviour of the users of Mumsnet, a UK online parenting community. The Mumsnet discussion forum is characterised by its difference to other mothering websites in its language use, its celebration of... Read More about Mothers with attitude: how the Mumsnet parenting forum offers space for new forms of femininity to emerge online..

Library development in Uzbekistan: progress and problems since the dissolution of the USSR. (2013)
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JOHNSON, I.M. 2013. Library development in Uzbekistan: progress and problems since the dissolution of the USSR. Alexandria: the journal of national and international library and information issues [online], 24(1), pages 43-79. Available from: https://doi.org/10.7227/ALX.24.1.5

The paper is a report on the development and current state of libraries and information services in Uzbekistan. It was initially prepared as background for a project supported by the European Commissions TEMPUS programme that provided technical assis... Read More about Library development in Uzbekistan: progress and problems since the dissolution of the USSR..

Goin' Holyrood? (2013)
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BAXTER, G., MARCELLA, R., CHAPMAN, D. and FRASER, A. 2013. Goin' Holyrood? A study of voters' online information behaviour when using parties' and candidates' websites during the 2011 Scottish Parliament election campaign. Procedia: social and behavioral sciences [online], 73: proceedings of the 2nd International conference on integrated information (IC-ININFO 2012), 30 August - 3 September 2012, Budapest, Hungary, pages 209-216. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.02.043

This paper reports the results of a study of voters' online behaviour conducted during the 2011 Scottish Parliamentary election campaign. Here, 64 citizens of Aberdeen, North-east Scotland, were observed and questioned while they searched for, browse... Read More about Goin' Holyrood?.

Examining chain bookshops in the context of 'third place'. (2013)
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LAING, A. and ROYLE, J. 2013. Examining chain bookshops in the context of 'third place'. International journal of retail and distribution management [online], 41(1), pages 27-44. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/09590551311288157

Purpose “ This research theoretically conceptualises the notion of third place within the setting of chain bookshops. The widespread adoption of coffee franchises and comfortable seating has developed the bookshop as a leisurely setting. Underpinning... Read More about Examining chain bookshops in the context of 'third place'..

The case for e-book literacy: undergraduate students' experience with e-books for course work. (2013)
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MUIR, L. and HAWES, G. 2013. The case for e-book literacy: undergraduate students' experience with e-books for course work. Journal of academic librarianship [online], 39(3), pages 260-274. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acalib.2013.01.002

This paper investigates how electronic books (e-books) are used for scholarly activity. It focuses on the end-users of e-books in a case study which aimed to establish how scholars use and learn from e-books and the limitations of academic e-books. T... Read More about The case for e-book literacy: undergraduate students' experience with e-books for course work..