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Building intercultural competence through virtual team collaboration across global classrooms. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
SWARTZ, S., LUCK, S., BARBOSA, B. and CRAWFORD, I. 2018. Building intercultural competence through virtual team collaboration across global classrooms. Presented at the 83rd Association for Business Communication (ABC) annual international conference: celebrating diversity and culture in business communication, 24-27 October 2018, Miami, USA.

Instructors in four countries (the USA, Scotland, Germany and Portugal) ran a 6 week cross-cultural virtual teams project. Responses before and after the project were analyzed according to five tendencies of intercultural sensitivity and communicatio... Read More about Building intercultural competence through virtual team collaboration across global classrooms..

Did you feel that? Multimodal interactions and making sense of uncanny events. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
IRONSIDE, R. 2018. Did you feel that? Multimodal interactions and making sense of uncanny events. Presented at the 4th Copenhagen multimodality day, 5 October 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark.

This presentation examines the application of video data and conversation analysis in the study of paranormal experiences. Paranormal experiences can be defined as instances "in which a person perceives phenomena that appear to defy scientific explan... Read More about Did you feel that? Multimodal interactions and making sense of uncanny events..

The impact of national culture on knowledge management processes in the context of an economic transition to a knowledge-based economy: the case of Qatar. (2018)
Thesis
ISMAEL EL SAYED, A.A. 2018. The impact of national culture on knowledge management processes in the context of an economic transition to a knowledge-based economy: the case of Qatar. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

In recent years, a global movement towards a knowledge-based economy through the provision of adequate and appropriate infrastructure and development programs for leveraging the potential of human capital has started. There has been tremendous cognit... Read More about The impact of national culture on knowledge management processes in the context of an economic transition to a knowledge-based economy: the case of Qatar..

Exploring the everyday life information needs and the socio-cultural adaptation barriers of Syrian refugees in Scotland. (2018)
Journal Article
MARTZOUKOU, K. and BURNETT, S. 2018. Exploring the everyday life information needs and the socio-cultural adaptation barriers of Syrian refugees in Scotland. Journal of documentation [online], 74(5), pages 1104-1132. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-10-2017-0142

Purpose: This paper presents the research findings of the 'Syrian new Scots' Information Literacy Way-finding practices' research project, funded by the Information Literacy Group (ILG) of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Profession... Read More about Exploring the everyday life information needs and the socio-cultural adaptation barriers of Syrian refugees in Scotland..

Mobile search behaviors: an in-depth analysis based on contexts, APPs, and devices. (2018)
Journal Article
CLEVERLEY, P.H. 2019. Mobile search behaviors: an in-depth analysis based on contexts, APPs, and devices. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000618796027

This review looks at a book that aims to provide further understanding of search behaviour on mobile devices, as people act through not only web browsers, but also specialist mobile apps, transition between those apps and also transition across devic... Read More about Mobile search behaviors: an in-depth analysis based on contexts, APPs, and devices..

An academic library position in a university: understanding the position and its positioning process. (2018)
Thesis
MD YUSOF, M. 2018. An academic library position in a university: understanding the position and its positioning process. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This study explored the issues related to academic libraries' position and the positioning process. The study adopted an inductive and grounded theory approach to illuminate the academic library's position and positioning process through the percepti... Read More about An academic library position in a university: understanding the position and its positioning process..

The allure of dark tourism: legend tripping and ghost seeking in dark places. (2018)
Book Chapter
IRONSIDE, R. 2018. The allure of dark tourism: legend tripping and ghost seeking in dark places. In Waskul, D. and Eaton, M. (eds.) The supernatural in society, culture and history. Philadelphia: Temple University Press [online], chapter 5, pages 95-115. Available from: http://tupress.temple.edu/book/20000000009554

Legend tripping is a common activity that has traditionally been characterized by adolescent exploration of supernatural folklore for the purpose of testing the legends’ credibility and demonstrating the adolescent’s bravery in the face of supernatur... Read More about The allure of dark tourism: legend tripping and ghost seeking in dark places..

Social media as a vehicle for user engagement with local history: a case study in the north-east of Scotland. (2018)
Journal Article
HOOD, C. and REID, P.H. 2018. Social media as a vehicle for user engagement with local history: a case study in the north-east of Scotland. Journal of documentation [online], 74(4), pages 741-762. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-12-2017-0167

Purpose - The aim of this paper is to examine issues associated with user engagement on social media with local history in the north east of Scotland and focuses on a case-study of the Buckie and District Fishing Heritage Society, a small but very su... Read More about Social media as a vehicle for user engagement with local history: a case study in the north-east of Scotland..

Towards a model for planning and evaluation of the development of education for library, archive, and information services. (2018)
Journal Article
JOHNSON, I.M. 2018. Towards a model for planning and evaluation of the development of education for library, archive, and information services. Library and information research [online], 42(126), pages 95-142. Available from: https://www.lirgjournal.org.uk/index.php/lir/article/view/757

The absence of an appropriate theoretical framework for understanding and assessing influences on the development of education for library, archive and information work is reflected in a literature that is largely experiential rather than soundly gro... Read More about Towards a model for planning and evaluation of the development of education for library, archive, and information services..

Debating the research agenda around fake news. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
BAXTER, G. and MARCELLA, R. 2018. Debating the research agenda around fake news. Presented at the 2018 This is not a fake conference!, 5 June 2018, London, UK.

This paper presented a review of the kinds of research being undertaken into fake news, together with some of the results of the authors’ current and proposed research into fact response, fact checking and the journey of the fact. The presentation co... Read More about Debating the research agenda around fake news..