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Speaking as citizens: women's political correspondence to Scottish newspapers 1918-28. (2019)
Book Chapter
PEDERSEN, S. [2019]. Speaking as citizens: women's political correspondence to Scottish newspapers 1918-1928. In Cavanagh, A. and Steel, J. (eds.) Letters to the editor. London: Palgrave Macmillan [online], (In Press). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-26480-2

Scholars investigating those who write letters to the editor on the subject of politics agree that the typical correspondent is middle-aged or older, male, well educated, with an above-average income and frequently conservative in his politics. While... Read More

User engagement with political ‘facts’ in the context of the fake news phenomenon: an exploration of information behaviour. (2019)
Journal Article
MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and WALICKA, A. 2019. User engagement with political ‘facts’ in the context of the fake news phenomenon: an exploration of information behaviour. Journal of documentation [online], Earlycite. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-11-2018-0180

Purpose. The purpose of this paper is to present the results of a study that explored human behaviour in response to political ‘facts’ presented online by political parties in Scotland. Design/methodology approach. The study consisted of interactive... Read More

How good is our public library service? The evolution of a new quality standards framework for Scottish public libraries 2012-2017. (2019)
Journal Article
REID, P.H. 2019. How good is our public library service? The evolution of a new quality standards framework for Scottish public libraries 2012-2017. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000619855430

The current challenging environment for public libraries has resulted in an ever greater need to demonstrate and evidence the quality of library provision as well as value and impact of these services on society. Research, conducted on behalf of the... Read More

Sustainable road freight in port cities: Aberdeen and Civitas Portis. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
HOOD, C., LAING, R., GRAY, D., BURROWS, N., DICKSON, R. and ROBINSON, A. 2019. Sustainable road freight in port cities: Aberdeen and Civitas Portis. Presented at the 2019 Scottish transport applications and research conference (2019 STAR) [online], 22 May 2019, Glasgow, UK. Available from: http://starconference.org.uk/star/2019/Hood.pdf

The CIVITAS PORTIS (PORT-cities: Innovation for Sustainability) Project is a Horizon 2020 initiative concerned with the design, demonstration and evaluation of integrated packages of sustainable mobility measures in five major port cities in Europe.... Read More

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

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], (accepted).

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

A case study investigation of academic library support for open educational resources in Scottish universities. (2019)
Journal Article
THOMPSON, S.D. and MUIR, A. 2019. A case study investigation of academic library support for open educational resources in Scottish universities. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000619871604

The aim of the research was to investigate why and how Scottish university libraries support open educational resources and to assess their ability to provide support services for their development and use within higher education institutions. There... Read More

Ladies 'doing their bit' for the war effort in the north-east of Scotland. (2015)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. 2015. Ladies 'doing their bit' for the war effort in the north-east of Scotland. Women's history: the journal of the women's history network [online], 2(2), pages 16-20. Available from: http://womenshistorynet...ns-history-summer-2015/

My son's primary school class recently undertook a project on the First World War. One of the topics that the children could choose to study was 'Women in the War' and the usual subjects were included - nurses, VADs, munitionettes and the women's aux... Read More