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Storytelling through blogging: a knowledge management and therapeutic tool in policing. (2011)
Report
BURNETT, S., PEDERSEN, S. and SMITH, R., 2011. Storytelling through blogging: a knowledge management and therapeutic tool in policing. SIPR Research Summary. Dundee: Scottish Institute for Policing Research, Scool of Social Sciences, University of Dundee [online]. Available from: http://www.sipr.ac.uk/Plugin/Publications/assets/files/Research_Summary_13.pdf

Narrative and storytelling play an important part in knowledge management in policing and criminal justice contexts. As probationary constables and young officers, officers learn the job from listening to the stories of others, and for this reason pa... Read More about Storytelling through blogging: a knowledge management and therapeutic tool in policing..

Multiple arenas, multiple populations: counting organized interests in Scottish public policy. (2011)
Book Chapter
HALPIN, D., BAXTER, G. and MACLEOD, I. 2012. Multiple arenas, multiple populations: counting organized interests in Scottish public policy. In Halpin, D. and Jordan, G. (eds.) The scale of interest organization in democratic politics: data and research methods. London: Palgrave Macmillan [online], pages 118-140. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230359239_6

The basic premise of this book is that counting populations of organized interests is a worthwhile activity. The opening chapter - not to mention many of the contributions - provides numerous persuasive reasons. In this chapter, all this is taken for... Read More about Multiple arenas, multiple populations: counting organized interests in Scottish public policy..

Can regulatory focus help explain why we shop differently online? (2011)
Journal Article
ATOROUGH, P. and DONALDSON, B. 2011. Can regulatory focus help explain why we shop differently online? A proposed model and research agenda. Contemporary management research [online], 7(3), pages 231-242. Available from: https://doi.org/10.7903/cmr.9568

As an important behavioral trait in consumer psychology, regulatory focus (RF) has been proven to describe and predict human behavior in numerous situations as it demonstrates that individuals can be distinguished according to two independent structu... Read More about Can regulatory focus help explain why we shop differently online?.

Creating sustainable digital community heritage resources using linked data. (2011)
Presentation / Conference
WALLACE, C., TAIT, E., MACLEOD, M., MELLISH, C. and HUNTER, C. 2011. Creating sustainable digital community heritage resources using linked data. Presented at the 2nd Supporting digital humanities (SDH 2011): answering the unaskable, 17-18 November 2011, Copenhagen, Denmark.

The CURIOS project investigates how digital archives can support interest in local heritage and, in doing so, can contribute to community regeneration and strengthened community cohesion. Software tools that utilise semantic web/ linked data technolo... Read More about Creating sustainable digital community heritage resources using linked data..

An examination of Canadian information professionals' involvement in the provision of business information synthesis and analysis services. (2011)
Journal Article
PATTERSON, L. and MARTZOUKOU, K. 2012. An examination of Canadian information professionals' involvement in the provision of business information synthesis and analysis services. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], 44(1), pages 47-64. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000611426215

The present study investigated the processes information professionals, working in a business environment, follow to meet business clients information needs and particularly their involvement in information synthesis and analysis practices. A combina... Read More about An examination of Canadian information professionals' involvement in the provision of business information synthesis and analysis services..

The use of the internet by political parties and candidates in Scotland during the 2010 UK general election campaign. (2011)
Journal Article
BAXTER, G., MARCELLA, R. and VARFIS, E. 2011. The use of the Internet by political parties and candidates in Scotland during the 2010 UK general election campaign. Aslib Proceedings [online], 63(5), pages 464-483. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1108/00012531111164969

Purpose “ This paper seeks to report the results of a study, which investigated the use of the internet by political parties and individual candidates in Scotland as part of their campaign for election to the UK Parliament in 2010. Design/methodology... Read More about The use of the internet by political parties and candidates in Scotland during the 2010 UK general election campaign..

User preferences for virtual information retrieval: a qualitative study. (2011)
Conference Proceeding
MACLENNAN, A. 2011. User preferences for virtual information retrieval: a qualitative study. In Katsirikou, A. and Skiadas, C. (eds.) New trends in qualitative and quantitative methods in libraries: selected papers from the proceedings of the 2nd International conference on qualitative and quantitative methods in libraries (QQML2010), 25-28 May 2010, Chania, Greece. London: World Scientific [online], pages 279-285. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814350303_0034

This paper presents results of a piece of research conducted in order to determine user preferences as to the nature of virtual worlds to be used as an environment for information retrieval. A study was carried out amongst postgraduate students and s... Read More about User preferences for virtual information retrieval: a qualitative study..

Does Scotland 'like' this? (2011)
Presentation / Conference
BAXTER, G. and MARCELLA, R. 2011. Does Scotland 'like' this? The use of social media by political parties and candidates in Scotland during the 2010 UK General Election campaign. Presented at the 3rd Information: interactions and impact conference (i3 2011), 20-23 June 2011, Aberdeen, UK.

This conference paper reported the main results of a study that examined the use of social media by political parties and individual candidates in Scotland during the five weeks preceding the 2010 UK General Election. The paper presented the key find... Read More about Does Scotland 'like' this?.

Spin, smoke-filled rooms, and the decline of council reporting by British local newspapers: the slow demise of town hall transparency. (2011)
Book Chapter
MORRISON, J. 2011. Spin, smoke-filled rooms, and the decline of council reporting by British local newspapers: the slow demise of town hall transparency. In Charles, A. and Stewart, G. (eds.) The end of journalism: news in the twenty-first century. Bern: Peter Lang [online], pages 193-210. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3726/978-3-0353-0150-2

If there is one realm of public life in which the provincial press has long justified the mantle 'fourth estate', it is in fulfilling its time-honoured role as principal scrutinizer (and critic) of local government. For generations, regional newspape... Read More about Spin, smoke-filled rooms, and the decline of council reporting by British local newspapers: the slow demise of town hall transparency..

The international competitiveness of Malta as a tourist destination. (2011)
Thesis
AZZOPARDI, E. 2011. The international competitiveness of Malta as a tourist destination. Robert Gordon University, DBA thesis.

Many small islands depend on sustainable tourism to attain long term economic prosperity and well-being for their citizens. As they become more dependent on tourism for their growth, they are more concerned with improving their competitiveness to ada... Read More about The international competitiveness of Malta as a tourist destination..