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#alternativefacts? Citizens' perceptions of the reliability of 'facts' presented online by political parties in Scotland. (2017)
Presentation / Conference
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..

Increasing evidence informed decision making practices among senior non-clinical NHS managers. (2017)
Thesis
STEVENSON, P. 2017. Increasing evidence informed decision making practices among senior non-clinical NHS managers. Robert Gordon University, DInfSc thesis.

There is limited engagement with research based evidence among senior managers within the NHS, and a failure to consistently integrate research findings into the decision making process. While much is known about the decision making and information b... Read More about Increasing evidence informed decision making practices among senior non-clinical NHS managers..

An investigation into contemporary hotel general managers behaviour and activity in the context of private, franchise and chain ownership/business models. (2017)
Thesis
MARTIN, A.L. 2017. An investigation into contemporary hotel general managers behaviour and activity in the context of private, franchise and chain ownership/business models. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Since the early 1990s, the rapid growth of international hotel chains and its effects on managerial work have drawn the attention of researchers (Gilbert & Guerrier, 1997 and Ladkin & Juwaheer 2000). There is a current need to investigate how managem... Read More about An investigation into contemporary hotel general managers behaviour and activity in the context of private, franchise and chain ownership/business models..

The impact of knowledge management processes on organizational resilience: data mining as an instrument of measurement. (2017)
Thesis
FRELAS, M. 2017. The impact of knowledge management processes on organizational resilience: data mining as an instrument of measurement. Robert Gordon University, DInfSci thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

The aim of the research conducted for this thesis is to test the feasibility of using data mining (DM) to assess the relationship between and the impact of knowledge management (KM) on organizational resilience (OR). The emphasis currently placed on... Read More about The impact of knowledge management processes on organizational resilience: data mining as an instrument of measurement..

Gertrude Bell and the evolution of the library tradition in Iraq. (2017)
Conference Proceeding
JOHNSON, I.M. 2017. Gertrude Bell and the evolution of the library tradition in Iraq. In Collins, P. and Tripp, C. (eds.) Gertrude Bell and Iraq: a life and legacy. Proceedings of the British Academy, 205: proceedings of Gertrude Bell: a life and legacy, 11-13 September 2013, London, UK. Oxford: Oxford University Press [online], pages 257-271. Available from: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/gertrude-bell-and-iraq-9780197266076

This paper discusses Gertrude Bell's involvement in the foundation of the Baghdad Public Library and the Iraq Museum Library, shedding light on issues that have surrounded their creation and development. It identifies Muriel Jesse Forbes as the perso... Read More about Gertrude Bell and the evolution of the library tradition in Iraq..

Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-finding practices: phase 1 research findings. (2017)
Presentation / Conference
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..

It wasn't me, it was my 'festival me': the effect of event stimuli on attendee identity formation. (2017)
Journal Article
DAVIS, A. 2017. It wasn't me, it was my 'festival me': the effect of event stimuli on attendee identity formation. Tourism management [online], 61, pages 484-500. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2017.03.007

Consumption of tourism activities plays a symbolic role in the formation of individual and group identity. However, research into specific tourism contexts is unequal, with live music and festival events often overlooked. This research helps rectify... Read More about It wasn't me, it was my 'festival me': the effect of event stimuli on attendee identity formation..

The European Union and other international institutions. (2017)
Book
MORRISON, J. 2017. The European Union and other international institutions. In Morrison, J. (ed.) Essential public affairs for journalists. Fifth edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press [online]. Available from: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/essential-public-affairs-for-journalists-9780198785514?q=essential%20public%20affairs%20for%20journalists&lang=en&cc=gb

Essential Public Affairs for Journalists is the definitive handbook for journalism students and practising journalists. It guides readers through the constitutional framework and the governing institutions of the United Kingdom before considering the... Read More about The European Union and other international institutions..

The appy for a happy pappy: expectant fatherhood and pregnancy apps. (2017)
Journal Article
THOMAS, G.M., LUPTON, D. and PEDERSEN, S. 2018. The appy for a happy pappy: expectant fatherhood and pregnancy apps. Journal of gender studies [online], 27(7), pages 759-770. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/09589236.2017.1301813

Many mobile software applications ('apps') related to pregnancy have been developed for the global market, yet little research has explored how expectant or new fathers are represented in such technologies. Drawing on a critical discourse analysis of... Read More about The appy for a happy pappy: expectant fatherhood and pregnancy apps..