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The Mitterand Library in context: the Bibliothèque Nationale de France and library provision in France. (1998)
Journal Article
DAVIES, S.C. and JOHNSON, I.M. 1998. The Mitterand Library in context: the Bibliothèque Nationale de France and library provision in France. Libri [online], 48(4), pages 187-211. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1515/libr.1998.48.4.187

On 17 December 1996, President Chirac inaugurated a public reference library situated in the largest, costliest and most debated building erected in Paris in modern times. This building is part of a wider project, launched in 1988 by the late Preside... Read More about The Mitterand Library in context: the Bibliothèque Nationale de France and library provision in France..

The citizenship information needs of the UK public: the quest for representativeness in methodological approach. (1998)
Conference Proceeding
MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1998. The citizenship information needs of the UK public: the quest for representativeness in methodological approach. In Wilson, T.D. and Allen, D.K. (eds.) Exploring the contexts of information behaviour: proceedings of the 2nd International conference on research in information needs, seeking and use in different contexts (ISIC 1998), 13-15 August 1998, Sheffield, UK. London: Taylor Graham, pages 304-320. Available from: http://www.informationr.net/isic/ISIC1998/98_Marcella.pdf

The aims of the Citizenship Information project were to measure demand for citizenship information and establish the nature of information need exhibited by users. The objectives of the project were to: 1.define and describe citizenship information 2... Read More about The citizenship information needs of the UK public: the quest for representativeness in methodological approach..

UNESCO and human resource development for the 'Information Society'. (1998)
Journal Article
JOHNSON, I.M. 1998. UNESCO and human resource development for the 'Information Society'. Education for information [online], 16(3), pages 237-242. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3233/EFI-1998-16304

The emergence of the ‘Information Society’ appears to present a unique opportunity for libraries and information services to assert a new and more significant position for themselves in society. However, to be well equipped to seize these opportuniti... Read More about UNESCO and human resource development for the 'Information Society'..

Challenges in developing professionals for the 'information society': and some responses by the British schools of librarianship and information studies. (1998)
Journal Article
JOHNSON, I.M. 1998. Challenges in developing professionals for the 'information society': and some responses by the British schools of librarianship and information studies. Library review [online], 47(3), pages 52-59. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/00242539810209122

This paper identifies six major challenges facing the information profession as the 'Information Society' emerges: assisting users to deal with information overload; the high level of technical skills required to manage the new Information and Commun... Read More about Challenges in developing professionals for the 'information society': and some responses by the British schools of librarianship and information studies..

Where, when, why: academic authorship in the UK. (1998)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. 1998. Where, when, why: academic authorship in the UK. Journal of scholarly publishing, 29(3), pages 154-166.

This article offers a snapshot of the status of and pressures on the academic author in the UK at the end of the twentieth century. The Research Assessment Exercise of 1996 and the Report of the Inquiry into Higher Education, published in July 1997,... Read More about Where, when, why: academic authorship in the UK..

A career progression survey of graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Information Analysis. (1998)
Journal Article
MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1998. A career progression survey of graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Information Analysis. Education for information [online], 16(2), pages 107-130. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3233/EFI-1998-16202

This paper describes the results of a survey of graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Information Analysis at the School of Information and Media, the Robert Gordon University. The survey was carried out by means of a postal questionnaire to a... Read More about A career progression survey of graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Information Analysis..

Citizenship information, electronic government. (1998)
Other
MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1998. Citizenship information, electronic government. Information UK outlooks, 31, pages 1-22.

This paper summarises the results of the Citizenship Information national survey of information needs and information seeking behaviour of the UK general public. The project was funded by the BLR&IC and comprised a survey by questionnaire covering al... Read More about Citizenship information, electronic government..

SLISNET: UNESCO's experiment in virtual networking between schools of librarianship and information sciences. (1997)
Journal Article
JOHNSON, I.M. 1997. SLISNET: UNESCO's experiment in virtual networking between schools of librarianship and information sciences. New review of information networking [online], 3(1), pages 185-201. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13614579709516907

This paper examines the origins and activities of SLISNET - an international network of Schools of Librarianship and Information Sciences, established by UNESCO in 1995 as an experiment in collaboration across the Internet. SLISNET has a Web site, a... Read More about SLISNET: UNESCO's experiment in virtual networking between schools of librarianship and information sciences..

Staff development in international technical cooperation programmes: the case of the TEMPUS joint European project 'LISTEN'. (1997)
Journal Article
JOHNSON, I.M. 1997. Staff development in international technical cooperation programmes: the case of the TEMPUS joint European project 'LISTEN'. Information development [online], 13(4), pages 197-202. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0266666974238753

Explains the relationship between the purposes of staff development in schools of librarianship and information studies, and of international technical cooperation projects such as those supported by the European Commissions TEMPUS programme. Links t... Read More about Staff development in international technical cooperation programmes: the case of the TEMPUS joint European project 'LISTEN'..

The pattern of provision of European Union information in France and the United Kingdom: a comparative study of services. (1997)
Journal Article
MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G., PARKER, S. and DAVIES, S. 1997. The pattern of provision of European Union information in France and the United Kingdom: a comparative study of services. Library management [online], 18(5), pages 243-252. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/01435129710176751

Compares the selective European information services in France and the UK, stating that whereas France gathers information from official documentation and its representations in the EC in Paris and Marseille, the UK got its European information from... Read More about The pattern of provision of European Union information in France and the United Kingdom: a comparative study of services..

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