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Fifty years of library and information history. (2017)
Journal Article
REID, P. 2017. Fifty years of library and information history. Library and information history [online], 33(4), pages 233-235. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/17583489.2017.1372972

It has been fifty years since, in the spring of 1967, Library and Information History first appeared under the title of Library History. It was launched by the Library History Group of the then Library Association to replace a newsletter that had bee... Read More about Fifty years of library and information history..

The Dublin Library Society and its founding members: associational activity and cultural patriotism in late-eighteenth-century Dublin. (2017)
Thesis
ABBAS, H. 2017. The Dublin Library Society and its founding members: associational activity and cultural patriotism in late-eighteenth-century Dublin. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

In late-eighteenth-century Dublin, options were limited for an expanding reading public who wished to consult quality printed works. During this period of the Anglican Ascendancy, membership to institutional libraries or participation in associationa... Read More about The Dublin Library Society and its founding members: associational activity and cultural patriotism in late-eighteenth-century Dublin..

Libraries for the future: the role of IT utilities in the transformation of academic libraries. (2016)
Journal Article
TAIT, E., MARTZOUKOU, K. and REID, P. 2016. Libraries for the future: the role of IT utilities in the transformation of academic libraries. Palgrave communications [online], 2, article 16070. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1057/palcomms.2016.70

This article presents an evaluation of the role of IT utilities in the transformation of academic library services. It begins with a brief overview of the historical development of academic libraries followed by a discussion of current challenges and... Read More about Libraries for the future: the role of IT utilities in the transformation of academic libraries..

Foreign interventions and domestic initiatives in the development of education for librarianship and information management, with Iraq as a case study. (2016)
Thesis
JOHNSON, I.M. 2016. Foreign interventions and domestic initiatives in the development of education for librarianship and information management, with Iraq as a case study. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This study aimed to identify the influences on the development and sustainability of education for librarianship and information management. It analysed the factors that contribute to the development of education for librarianship and information man... Read More about Foreign interventions and domestic initiatives in the development of education for librarianship and information management, with Iraq as a case study..

The application of 3D visualisation and HD surveying to help stimulate economic growth in historic urban areas. (2016)
Conference Proceeding
LAING, R., TAIT, E., ISAACS, J., LEON, M. and REID, P. 2016. The application of 3D visualisation and HD surveying to help stimulate economic growth in historic urban areas. In Proceedings of the 2016 RICS construction, building and real estate research conference (COBRA 2016), 20-22 September 2016, Toronto, Canada. London: RICS.

This paper concerns the application of cutting edge digital recording techniques within the context of heritage-led urban regeneration. The work is innovative in that it supports the belief of decision makers and local stakeholders that there is pote... Read More about The application of 3D visualisation and HD surveying to help stimulate economic growth in historic urban areas..

Every child a library member: an evaluative review. (2016)
Report
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..

Information: interactions and impact (i3) conference 2015. (2016)
Journal Article
REID, P. and COOPER, K. 2016. Information: interactions and impact (i3) conference 2015. Journal of information science [online], 42(3), pages 291-293. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0165551516639853

The Information: Interactions and Impact (i3) conference was established in 2007 at Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, as an international forum to bring together academic and practitioner researchers interested in exploring the quality and effectiv... Read More about Information: interactions and impact (i3) conference 2015..

The owner of one of the largest and most valuable private libraries in Scotland: David Hay Fleming as book collector. (2015)
Journal Article
AITCHISON, B. and REID, P.H. 2015. The owner of one of the largest and most valuable private libraries in Scotland: David Hay Fleming as book collector. Library and information history [online], 31(2), pages 95-116. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1179/1758348914Z.00000000077

David Hay Fleming, one in a long line of gentlemen scholars, is remembered as an historian, antiquary, and critic. Yet upon his death in 1931 he left his library of nearly 13,000 volumes (together with his personal papers, letters, and notebooks) to... Read More about The owner of one of the largest and most valuable private libraries in Scotland: David Hay Fleming as book collector..

The use of photo elicitation to explore the role of the main street in Kirkwall in sustaining cultural identity, community, and a sense of place. (2015)
Working Paper
BAXTER, G., COOPER, K., GRAY, D., REID, P.H, VERGUNST, J. and WILLIAMS, D. 2015. The use of photo elicitation to explore the role of the main street in Kirkwall in sustaining cultural identity, community, and a sense of place. Aberdeen Business School working paper series, 8(1).

This paper explores the value of photo elicitation as a method for investigating the role played by small town main streets in Scottish island communities in sustaining cultural identity, community, and a sense of place. In particular, it critically... Read More about The use of photo elicitation to explore the role of the main street in Kirkwall in sustaining cultural identity, community, and a sense of place..