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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..

Local heroes or village idiots? (2015)
Working Paper
BAXTER, G. 2015. Local heroes or village idiots? Press portrayal of opponents of two controversial coastal developments in North-east Scotland. Aberdeen Business School working paper series, 8(2).

This paper examines press coverage, at the local, regional and national (i.e. Scottish) levels, of two controversial coastal developments in Northeast Scotland: the building of a North Sea gas reception terminal in the 1970s, and the current developm... Read More about Local heroes or village idiots?.

The use of photo elicitation to explore the role of the main street in Kirkwall in sustaining cultural identity, community, and a sense of place. (2015)
Working Paper
BAXTER, G., COOPER, K., GRAY, D., REID, P.H, VERGUNST, J. and WILLIAMS, D. 2015. The use of photo elicitation to explore the role of the main street in Kirkwall in sustaining cultural identity, community, and a sense of place. Aberdeen Business School working paper series, 8(1).

This paper explores the value of photo elicitation as a method for investigating the role played by small town main streets in Scottish island communities in sustaining cultural identity, community, and a sense of place. In particular, it critically... Read More about The use of photo elicitation to explore the role of the main street in Kirkwall in sustaining cultural identity, community, and a sense of place..

Backchannel chat: peaks and troughs in a Twitter response to three televised debates during the Scottish Independence Referendum campaign 2014. (2014)
Working Paper
PEDERSEN, S., BAXTER, G., BURNETT, S., GOKER, A., CORNEY, D., and MARTIN, C. 2014. Backchannel chat: peaks and troughs in a Twitter response to three televised debates during the Scottish Independence Referendum campaign 2014. Aberdeen Business School working paper series, 7(2).

Social-networking services such as Twitter offer users the potential to participate in public debate. When used whilst watching a television programme, Twitter allows backchannel discussion and debate in real time, which can add a new dimension and p... Read More about Backchannel chat: peaks and troughs in a Twitter response to three televised debates during the Scottish Independence Referendum campaign 2014..

An exploration of the effectiveness for the citizen of web-based systems of communicating UK parliamentary and devolved assembly information. (2003)
Journal Article
MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and MOORE, N. 2002. An exploration of the effectiveness for the citizen of web-based systems of communicating UK parliamentary and devolved assembly information. Journal of government information [online], 29(6), pages 371-391. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jgi.2003.11.006

This article reports on an exploratory study, funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council, which investigated the impact of technology on the communication of parliamentary information to the general public. This study tested the applicatio... Read More about An exploration of the effectiveness for the citizen of web-based systems of communicating UK parliamentary and devolved assembly information..

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..

The people behind the philanthropy: an investigation into the lives and motivations of library philanthropists in Scotland between 1800 and 1914. (2008)
Journal Article
SKED, K.M.L. and REID, P.H. 2008. The people behind the philanthropy: an investigation into the lives and motivations of library philanthropists in Scotland between 1800 and 1914. Library history [online], 24(1), pages 48-63. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1179/174581608X295284

Examines Scottish library philanthropists in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, a key period in the development of the public library service. Utilizing the technique of prosopography, which goes beyond recounting basic biographical detail... Read More about The people behind the philanthropy: an investigation into the lives and motivations of library philanthropists in Scotland between 1800 and 1914..

Proto-bibliophiles amongst the English aristocracy, 1500-1700. (2002)
Journal Article
REID, P.H. 2002. Proto-bibliophiles amongst the English aristocracy, 1500-1700. Library history [online], 18(1), pages 25-38. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1179/lib.2002.18.1.25

The idea of aristocratic book collecting in Great Britain tends to conjure up images of great bibliophiles like Sunderland, Roxburghe and Spencer or of the benign neglect of country house libraries. Yet the origins of aristocratic bibliophilia - whic... Read More about Proto-bibliophiles amongst the English aristocracy, 1500-1700..

Pride and glory: Aberdeen Public Library during the Second World War. (2005)
Journal Article
NOLAN, M.E. and REID, P.H. 2005. Pride and glory: Aberdeen Public Library during the Second World War. Library history [online], 21(1), pages 9-27. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1179/002423005x19121

Between 1939 and 1945 Britains public libraries often struggled to balance wartime shortages in materials and staff with an increased readership, while also being expected to actively contribute services and skills to the war effort. Government docum... Read More about Pride and glory: Aberdeen Public Library during the Second World War..

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