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Measure for measure: the economic and social value of creative and performing arts research in the UK. (2008)
Report
MARCELLA, R., MACDONALD, S. and BAXTER, G. 2008. Measure for measure: the economic and social value of creative and performing arts research in the UK. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

This work is one of a series of 34 essays on the value of arts and humanities research, commissioned by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) in 2008. This essay considers the economic and social value of creative and performing arts res... Read More about Measure for measure: the economic and social value of creative and performing arts research in the UK..

Challenging digital inequalities: barriers and prospects. (2008)
Book Chapter
BONNEY, N., KOMOLAFE, O. and TAIT, E. 2009. Challenging digital inequalities: barriers and prospects. In Lee, I. (ed.) Electronic business: concepts, methodologies, tools and applications. Hershey, PA: IGI Global [online], chapter 125, pages 2014-2024. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-60566-056-1

There are substantial inequalities in access to and use of the Internet. These inequalities build on enduring social and economic inequalities that have themselves been rooted in previous rounds of the development of electronic technologies and have... Read More about Challenging digital inequalities: barriers and prospects..

Conceptions of effective information use and learning in a tele-health organization: a phenomenographic study of information literacy and knowledge management at work. (2008)
Thesis
TOLEDANO O'FARRILL, R. 2008. Conceptions of effective information use and learning in a tele-health organization: a phenomenographic study of information literacy and knowledge management at work. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This research study investigates the concept of workplace information literacy (IL) theoretically and empirically, focusing on the connections between information literacy and knowledge management (KM). This dissertation examines the relevance and ap... Read More about Conceptions of effective information use and learning in a tele-health organization: a phenomenographic study of information literacy and knowledge management at work..

The effective evidence-based high school librarian: a journey to decision. (2008)
Thesis
TURRIFF, A. 2008. The effective evidence-based high school librarian: a journey to decision. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This thesis aims to establish how high school librarians in Scotland and America can become effective evidence-based decision-makers. Initial data collection consisted of written questionnaires to elicit background data from librarians on the extent... Read More about The effective evidence-based high school librarian: a journey to decision..

The use of the Internet by political parties and candidates in the 2007 Scottish Parliament election. (2008)
Journal Article
MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and CHEAH, S. 2008. The use of the Internet by political parties and candidates in the 2007 Scottish Parliament election. Libri [online], 58(4), pages 294-305. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1515/libr.2008.029

This paper reports the results of a study which investigated the use of the Internet by political parties and individual candidates as part of their campaigns for election to the Scottish Parliament in 2007. This was a comparative, follow-up study to... Read More about The use of the Internet by political parties and candidates in the 2007 Scottish Parliament election..

Intercultural mergers and acquisitions as 'legitimacy crises' of models of capitalism: a UK-German case study. (2008)
Journal Article
HALSALL, R. 2008. Intercultural mergers and acquisitions as 'legitimacy crises' of models of capitalism: a UK-German case study. Organization [online], 15(6), pages 787-809. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1350508408091003

This article examines media discourse surrounding two UK-German intercultural business controversies: the takeover of the German company Mannesmann by the British company Vodafone in 1999, and the disposal of its British subsidiary Rover by its Germa... Read More about Intercultural mergers and acquisitions as 'legitimacy crises' of models of capitalism: a UK-German case study..

Sales force automation systems: an analyis of factors underpinning the sophistication of deployed systems in the UK financial services industry. (2008)
Journal Article
WRIGHT, G., FLETCHER, K., DONALDSON, B. and LEE, J.-H. 2008. Sales force automation systems: an analyis of factors underpinning the sophistication of deployed systems in the UK financial services industry. Industrial marketing management [online], 37(8), pages 992-1004. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indmarman.2007.08.005

This study investigates organizational and strategic context variables that are linked to the sophistication of sales force automation systems in UK financial services firms. We find that increasing sophistication in SFA deployment, evaluated as a co... Read More about Sales force automation systems: an analyis of factors underpinning the sophistication of deployed systems in the UK financial services industry..

Now read this: male and female bloggers' recommendations for further reading. (2008)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. 2008. Now read this: male and female bloggers' recommendations for further reading. Participations: journal of audience and reception studies [online], 5(2). Available from: http://www.participations.org/Volume%205/Issue%202/5_02_pedersen.htm

This paper investigates and contrasts male and female bloggers use of one specific part of a blog “ its blogroll. Most blogs carry a blogroll. It is a list of the bloggers favourite blogs or recommended reads. This research, part of a larger project,... Read More about Now read this: male and female bloggers' recommendations for further reading..

Electronic journal provision and use in China: an initial study. (2008)
Journal Article
JOHNSON, I., WANG, H. and NIE, F. 2008. Electronic journal provision and use in China: an initial study. Serials [online], 21(3), pages 210-221. Available from: http://doi.org/10.1629/21210

The growth of electronic journals (e-journals) in Western Europe and North America has been widely reported. The rapid development of e-journal publishing in China is less well known. This paper provides a brief introduction to the development of e-j... Read More about Electronic journal provision and use in China: an initial study..

Challenges in assisting schools of librarianship and information studies in developing countries: a perspective from research in Latin America. (2008)
Journal Article
JOHNSON, I.M. 2008. Challenges in assisting schools of librarianship and information studies in developing countries: a perspective from research in Latin America. New library world [online], 109(7/8), pages 337-353. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/03074800810888168

Purpose - This paper aims to review traditional forms of international support for developing schools of librarianship and information sciences, and traditional approaches. Design/methodology/approach - There view draws evidence from the literature a... Read More about Challenges in assisting schools of librarianship and information studies in developing countries: a perspective from research in Latin America..