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European Union information: an investigation of need amongst public library users in three Scottish authorities. (1997)
Journal Article
MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1997. European Union information: an investigation of need amongst public library users in three Scottish authorities. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], 29(2), pages 69-76. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/096100069702900202

This article reports the results of a study funded by the British Library, undertaken by the School of Information and Media, Robert Gordon University with the help of three public libraries services (Aberdeen, Glasgow and Moray). The study aimed to... Read More about European Union information: an investigation of need amongst public library users in three Scottish authorities..

Citizenship information and public libraries. (1997)
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MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1997. Citizenship information and public libraries. Public library journal, 12(4), pages 73-77.

This article examines the development of the concept of citizenship information within the UK, with a particular focus on the role played by public libraries.

Peering into the mist and struggling through it: the education and training of the future information professional. (1997)
Journal Article
JOHNSON, I.M. 1997. Peering into the mist and struggling through it: the education and training of the future information professional. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], 29(1), pages 3-7. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/096100069702900101

Article prompted by an editorial published in Education for Information, 14, (2) July 1996, 83-4. Outlines some of the responses being made by library schools to changes affecting the library and information science (LIS) profession, including: chang... Read More about Peering into the mist and struggling through it: the education and training of the future information professional..

The provision of European information by public libraries in the UK. (1997)
Journal Article
MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and PARKER, S. 1997. The provision of European information by public libraries in the UK. Library management [online], 18(1), pages 7-41. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/01435129710157725

Describes a British Library Research and Innovation Centre-funded project to investigate the provision of European information in public libraries in the UK, via the establishment of the Public Information Relay (PIR), a European Commission initiativ... Read More about The provision of European information by public libraries in the UK..

European Union information in public libraries in the United Kingdom. (1996)
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MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and PARKER, S. 1996. European Union information in public libraries in the United Kingdom. British library research and innovation report number 19. London: British Library.

This report describes a British Library funded research project which investigated the provision of European information in public libraries in the United Kingdom, and in particular the implementation of the Public Information Relay - a European Comm... Read More about European Union information in public libraries in the United Kingdom..

Fiction selection: an AI at work? (1996)
Journal Article
MACLENNAN, A. 1996. Fiction selection: an AI at work? New library world [online], 97(2), pages 24-32. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/03074809610110145

Considers the historical dimension of the treatment of fiction in libraries and concludes that, if fiction is regarded as a resource, library users are entitled to enhanced access to it. Notes that enhancing access to fiction is widely regarded in th... Read More about Fiction selection: an AI at work?.

European information in public libraries in the United Kingdom: the implementation of the public information relay. (1996)
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MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1996. European information in public libraries in the United Kingdom: the implementation of the public information relay. Public library journal, 11(1), pages 11-12.

In the early 1990s, during the lengthy and often heated debate over the United Kingdom's ratification of the Maastricht Treaty, the European Commission became increasingly aware of a communication gap between itself and the British public. Mindful of... Read More about European information in public libraries in the United Kingdom: the implementation of the public information relay..

Electronic public informaton and Europe: an electronic forum in support of transparency and openness in government. (1996)
Journal Article
MARCELLA, R., PARKER, S. and BAXTER, G. 1996. Electronic public informaton and Europe: an electronic forum in support of transparency and openness in government. VINE [online], 26(1), pages 25-30. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/eb040592

This article outlines the details of a British Library Research and Development Department funded project on the provision of European Union information in public libraries in the UK. It explains how European Union information is currently being prov... Read More about Electronic public informaton and Europe: an electronic forum in support of transparency and openness in government..

Management information systems in some academic libraries in Britain. (1995)
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GUMILAR, D. and JOHNSON, I.M. 1995. Management information systems in some academic libraries in Britain. New review of academic librarianship [online], 1(1), pages 57-84. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13614539509516722

This paper examines the potential and actual use of computer generated information in decision making by academic library managers. It begins by discussing some of the contemporary issues in British higher education which are compelling library manag... Read More about Management information systems in some academic libraries in Britain..

Image indexing and retrieval: some problems and proposed solutions. (1995)
Journal Article
BAXTER, G. and ANDERSON, D. 1995. Image indexing and retrieval: some problems and proposed solutions. New library world [online], 96(6), pages 4-13. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/03074809510147470

Image processing technologies are offering considerable potential for library and information units to extend their databases by the inclusion of images such as photographs, paintings, monograph title-pages and maps. Discusses problems and potential... Read More about Image indexing and retrieval: some problems and proposed solutions..

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