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Lost in information? (2016)
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MARTZOUKOU, K. 2016. Lost in information? Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-finding practices. Presented at the 10th Biannual meeting of the Scottish Information Literacy Community of Practice: the right information: information skills for the 21st century, 6 December 2016, Edinburgh, UK.

As of May 2016, Scotland has welcomed 1,602 Syrian refugees as part of the wider UK Syrian Vulnerable Persons Relocation (VPR) Scheme, aiming to resettle 20,000 Syrians (over a period of five years drawn from established refugee camps). This presenta... Read More about Lost in information?.

The participatory medicine attidutes of general practitioners in Greece: an information behaviour perspective. (2016)
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MARTZOUKOU, K., KOSTAGIOLAS, P., BOUNTOURI, C. and NIAKAS, D. 2016. The participatory medicine attidutes of general practitioners in Greece: an information behaviour perspective. Presented at the 4th European conference on information literacy (ECIL 2016), 10-13 October 2016, Prague, Czech Republic [online]. Available from: http://ecil2016.ilconf....ober-afternoon-session/

In shared health decision-making, cooperation in the patient-doctor relationship is fundamental. However, lack of health literacy may act as a significant barrier in this process. Patients are expected to make decisions even though they are in an une... Read More about The participatory medicine attidutes of general practitioners in Greece: an information behaviour perspective..

Everyday life information literacy: a review of literature. (2016)
Presentation / Conference
MARTZOUKOU, K. and SAYYAD ABDI, E. 2016. Everyday life information literacy: a review of literature. Presented at the 4th European conference on information literacy (ECIL 2016), 10-13 October 2016, Prague, Czech Republic [online]. Available from: http://ecil2016.ilconf....y-12th-morning-session/

Information literacy (IL) within an everyday life context is connected to searching for, critically evaluating and using information effectively. Everyday life IL is about being able to address a range of information needs (e.g., financial, health, o... Read More about Everyday life information literacy: a review of literature..

Social media: a force for inclusion. (2016)
Presentation / Conference
BROWN, A., MACLURE, K., ADDISON, B., PEDERSON, S., STEWART, D. and ANDREWS, J. 2016. Social media: a force for inclusion. Presented at the 45th European symposium on clinical pharmacy (ESCP 2016), 5-7 October 2016, Oslo, Norway.

The migration of modern social networks to the internet has facilitated the transition of traditional pharmacy networks online. The ubiquitous nature of social media (SoMe) combined with merging of personal and professional personas have led to organ... Read More about Social media: a force for inclusion..

Framing families: 'deserving' vs 'undeserving' households and neighbourhoods as glimpsed through juvenile panic stories in the online press. (2016)
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MORRISON, J. 2016. Framing families: 'deserving' vs 'undeserving' households and neighbourhoods as glimpsed through juvenile panic stories in the online press. Presented at the 66th International conference of Political Studies Association (PSA) annual conference: politics and the good life, 21-23 March 2016, Brighton, UK. London: PSA [online]. Available from: https://www.psa.ac.uk/s...0conference%20paper.pdf

Highly dramatized narratives about children have become a staple of late-modern popular discourse - from media-stoked horror stories about child abuse and abduction to more conventional moral panics, often mobilized by politicians and state agencies,... Read More about Framing families: 'deserving' vs 'undeserving' households and neighbourhoods as glimpsed through juvenile panic stories in the online press..

RGyoU listening? Stakeholder communication and digital interface: a case study of a Scottish university. (2015)
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CRAWFORD, I. 2015. RGyoU listening? Stakeholder communication and digital interface: a case study of a Scottish university. Presented at 2015 Aberdeen Business School (ABS) 50 conference (ABS 50): the business of business schools; learning from the past, building for the future, 12-13 November 2015, Aberdeen, UK.

Rapidly evolving digital media platforms have created an environment where communication can take place between anyone at any time and the traditional boundaries between internal and external communication have become porous and unpredictable. The te... Read More about RGyoU listening? Stakeholder communication and digital interface: a case study of a Scottish university..

Hooray for Holyrood? (2015)
Presentation / Conference
BAXTER, G. 2015. Hooray for Holyrood? Twelve years of research into the use of the internet by political actors in Scotland. Presented at the Scottish info polity seminar, 30 October 2015, Edinburgh, UK.

This presentation was delivered at a seminar that formed part of the "Informing the Good Society (InGSoc)" project (https://www.informingthegoodsociety.com/). The presentation provided an overview of the key results of a longitudinal series of studie... Read More about Hooray for Holyrood?.

Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) on Twitter: constituency champions or party animals? (2015)
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BAXTER, G., MARCELLA, R. and O'SHEA, M. 2015. Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) on Twitter: constituency champions or party animals? Presented at the 5th information: interactions and impact conference (i3 2015), 23-26 June 2015, Aberdeen, UK.

The purpose of this paper is to explore the use of Twitter by Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) for the provision of constituency-related information, or in support of their constituency service work. While there was some evidence of MSPs on... Read More about Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) on Twitter: constituency champions or party animals?.

Festival place or place of festival? (2014)
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DAVIS, A. and MARTIN, A. 2014. Festival place or place of festival? The role of place identity and attachment in the festival environment. Presented at the 2014 Annual conference of the Academy of Marketing (AM2014): marketing dimensions: people, places and spaces, 7-10 July 2014, Bournemouth, UK [online]. Available from: https://marketing.confe...f/AM2014_0243_paper.pdf

This paper addresses place identity and attachment theory in the context of events. Viewing place as a symbolic part of the consumption process, a "Model of Festival Place" is developed. This advances theories that presuppose environment as nothing m... Read More about Festival place or place of festival?.

Rough justice? Information access and environmental justice relating to two controversial coastal developments in North East Scotland. (2014)
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BAXTER, G. 2014. Rough justice? Information access and environmental justice relating to two controversial coastal developments in North East Scotland. Presented at the 2014 Socio-Legal Studies Association annual conference (SLSA 2014), 9-11 April 2014, Aberdeen, UK.

This proposed paper will explore the relationship between information access and environmental justice through an historical comparison of two controversial coastal developments in North East Scotland: the construction of a gas terminal by the Britis... Read More about Rough justice? Information access and environmental justice relating to two controversial coastal developments in North East Scotland..