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Challenges in journal publishing in the Arab world. (2018)
Journal Article
JOHNSON, I.M. 2018. Challenges in journal publishing in the Arab world. Journal of information studies and technology [online], 2018(1), pages 1-3. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5339/jist.2018.1

This editorial aims to identify a few of the contemporary challenges facing the information sector that should be addressed by all journal publishers, including those in the Arabic-speaking world. In particular, it seems useful to draw attention to t... Read More about Challenges in journal publishing in the Arab world..

Sir Francis Leicester's 'good library' at Nether Tabley. (2018)
Journal Article
WEBB, S. and REID, P.H. 2018. Sir Francis Leicester's 'good library' at Nether Tabley. Library and information history [online], 34(1), pages 1-22. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/17583489.2018.1412924

This article examines the book collection of Sir Francis Leicester (1674-1742) of Nether Tabley Hall, Cheshire. It charts the genesis of his collection; from an initial collection inherited from his grandfather Sir Peter Leicester to one directed by... Read More about Sir Francis Leicester's 'good library' at Nether Tabley..

The use of self-moderated focus groups to gather exploratory data on information beliefs and their impact on information seeking behaviour. (2018)
Journal Article
MARCELLA, R. 2018. The use of self-moderated focus groups to gather exploratory data on information beliefs and their impact on information seeking behaviour. Library and information science research [online], 40(1), pages 45-52. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lisr.2018.04.004

The existence of an information belief system is tested for the first time through innovative use of self moderated focus groups. Initial generation of information beliefs was achieved in an open, unpredicted and unbiased way through focus groups. To... Read More about The use of self-moderated focus groups to gather exploratory data on information beliefs and their impact on information seeking behaviour..

Examining health information source-selection, access, and use by men in rural areas of south-east Nigeria: mapping culturally appropriate health information provision. (2018)
Thesis
EMELE, C.D. 2018. Examining health information source-selection, access, and use by men in rural areas of south-east Nigeria: mapping culturally appropriate health information provision. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The provision of accessible and usable health information is vital for making informed health decisions and embracing active and preventative health behaviours (such as reporting of symptoms, early screening and seeking medical help). Previous resear... Read More about Examining health information source-selection, access, and use by men in rural areas of south-east Nigeria: mapping culturally appropriate health information provision..

Information seeking behavioural paths of physicians for diabetes mellitus care: a qualitative comparative analysis of information needs, sources, and barriers. (2018)
Journal Article
KOSTAGIOLAS, P.A., KOUROUTHANASSIS, P.E., MARTZOUKOU, K., KORFIATIS, N. and NIAKAS, D. 2018. Information seeking behavioural paths of physicians for diabetes mellitus care: a qualitative comparative analysis of information needs, sources, and barriers. Health systems [online], 7(1), pages 13-28. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/20476965.2017.1390050

This study addresses diabetes physicians' information seeking behavioural paths (digital, conventional, interpersonal) which lead to information needs satisfaction and the barriers encountered in this process. The study was based on empirical evidenc... Read More about Information seeking behavioural paths of physicians for diabetes mellitus care: a qualitative comparative analysis of information needs, sources, and barriers..