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Identifying and facilitating a community of practice in information literacy in higher education. (2020)
Thesis
DEAN, C.J. 2020. Identifying and facilitating a community of practice in information literacy in higher education. Robert Gordon University [online], DInfSci thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

This research project focuses upon the role of the academic librarian in higher education. It explores the concept of communities of practice in information literacy in that sector via a study of a specific university in the United Kingdom, with an a... Read More about Identifying and facilitating a community of practice in information literacy in higher education..

Scottish public libraries welcome Syrian new Scots: a transition from being a refugee to becoming an active part of the community. (2020)
Book Chapter
MARTZOUKOU, K. 2020. Scottish public libraries welcome Syrian new Scots: a transition from being a refugee to becoming an active part of the community. In Goldstein, S. (ed.) Informed societies: why information literacy matters for citizenship, participation and democracy. London: Facet [online], chapter 10. Available from: http://www.facetpublish....uk/title.php?id=304226

This chapter offers an overview of the information needs and experiences of Syrian refugees in Scotland, drawing from data collected as part of ‘Lost in Information: Syrian new Scots’ Information Literacy Way-finding practices’, a research project wh... Read More about Scottish public libraries welcome Syrian new Scots: a transition from being a refugee to becoming an active part of the community..

The disrupted workplace: are the digital and group skills needs of employers being addressed by universities? (2019)
Journal Article
BREMNER, P.A.M. and LAING, A. 2019. The disrupted workplace: are the digital and group skills needs of employers being addressed by universities? Journal of learning development in higher education [online], 16: special issue of articles from the 2019 Association for Learning Development in Higher Education conference (ALDINHE 2019), 15-17 April 2019, Exeter, UK, article 535. Available from: https://journal.aldinhe.../jldhe/article/view/535

Upskilling moves quickly in today’s ‘disrupted’ workplace, and skill sets need to change to meet the needs of the digital economy (Gray, 2016), sometimes referred to as the fourth industrial revolution (4IR). Using a mixed methods approach and drawin... Read More about The disrupted workplace: are the digital and group skills needs of employers being addressed by universities?.

The road not taken: locating desire lines across information landscapes. (2019)
Journal Article
BURNETT, S. and LLOYD, A. 2019. The road not taken: locating desire lines across information landscapes. Information research [online], 24(4): supplement containing Proceedings of the 10th International conceptions of library and information science conference, 16-19 June 2019, Ljubljana, Slovenia, paper colis 1911. Available from: http://InformationR.net...4/colis/colis1911.html.

Introduction. - The concept of desire lines is defined, contextualised and explored within the area of information landscapes. The paper problematises the existence of desire lines in relation to research which has been conducted with various refugee... Read More about The road not taken: locating desire lines across information landscapes..

Pluralism or partisanship? Calibrating punditry on BBC2’s Politics Live. (2019)
Book Chapter
MORRISON, J. 2019. Pluralism or partisanship? Calibrating punditry on BBC2’s Politics Live. In Jackson, D., Thorsen, E., Lilleker, D. and Weidhase, N. (eds.) UK election analysis 2019: media, voters and the campaign: early reflections from leading academics. Bournemouth: Centre for Comparative Politics and Media Research [online], chapter 7, section 65, page 98. Available from: http://eprints.bournemouth.ac.uk/33165/

What should pluralistic punditry look like in a multi-party parliamentary democracy? How should a state-owned broadcaster's flagship political show populate its panels before elections to guarantee balance between Left, Right and Centre, eliminate pe... Read More about Pluralism or partisanship? Calibrating punditry on BBC2’s Politics Live..

Publishers, legal deposit and the changing publishing environment. (2019)
Book Chapter
MUIR, A. 2020. Publishers, legal deposit and the changing publishing environment. In Gooding, P. and Terras, M. (eds.) Electronic legal deposit: shaping the library collections of the future. London: Facet Publishing [online], chapter 10. Available from: http://www.facetpublish...303779&category_code=37

UK publishers have always had mixed attitudes to legal deposit. This chapter focuses on electronic legal deposit in the UK from the perspective of publishers, providing some assessment of what the impact on publishers has been in the relatively short... Read More about Publishers, legal deposit and the changing publishing environment..

Scottish style: the construction of national identity and place amongst Scottish fashion influencers on Instagram. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
MARCELLA-HOOD, M. 2019. Scottish style: the construction of national identity and place amongst Scottish fashion influencers on Instagram. In Miller, M. (ed.). Fashion: ID; proceedings of 21st International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institute (IFFTI) 2019 conference: fashion ID (IFFTI 2019), 8-12 April 2019, Manchester, UK. Manchester: Manchester Metropolitan University [online], pages 350-361. Available from: https://fashioninstitut.../ifftipapers/paper-151/

This paper explores the phenomenon of personal style as an expression of national identity by investigating the construction of Scottish identity amongst fashion influencers on Instagram. Instagram is recognised as an example of visual media that has... Read More about Scottish style: the construction of national identity and place amongst Scottish fashion influencers on Instagram..

Comfort in clothing: fashion actors and victims. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
CROSS, K. 2019. Comfort in clothing: fashion actors and victims. In Miller, M. (ed.). Fashion: ID; proceedings of 21st International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institute (IFFTI) 2019 conference: fashion ID (IFFTI 2019), 8-12 April 2019, Manchester, UK. Manchester: Manchester Metropolitan University [online], pages 284-297. Available from: http://fashioninstitute.../ifftipapers/paper-168/

Fashion psychology is an emerging discipline, recognising the potential of clothing to enhance well-being in an era when mental health issues are increasing in the Western world. Well-being is important to the individual and on a wider societal leve... Read More about Comfort in clothing: fashion actors and victims..

Made in Scotland: country of origin branding in the Scottish textile industry. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
STEWART, C. 2019. Made in Scotland: country of origin branding in the Scottish textile industry. In Miller, M. (ed.). Fashion: ID; proceedings of 21st International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institute (IFFTI) 2019 conference: fashion ID (IFFTI 2019), 8-12 April 2019, Manchester, UK. Manchester: Manchester Metropolitan University [online], pages 328-339. Available from: https://fashioninstitut...y-Christina-Stewart.pdf

The Scottish textile industry continues to contribute significantly to the national economy, turning over £1bn annually and generating 8,200 domestic jobs. With exports now worth over £360m, industry leaders recognise that ‘Made in Scotland’ is a pri... Read More about Made in Scotland: country of origin branding in the Scottish textile industry..

Meet the next generation: Rachael Ironside. (2019)
Journal Article
IRONSIDE, R. 2019. Meet the next generation: Rachael Ironside. Mindfield: the bulletin of the Parapsychological Association [online] 11(3), pages 120-121. Available from: https://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/1711504

This feature focuses on the next generation of scientists and scholars researching parapsychological topics. The author talks of her journey inside parapsychology, what is her biggest accomplishment and future research plans.

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