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Parenting and digital media: from the early days of the web to contemporary digital society. (2016)
Journal Article
LUPTON, D., PEDERSEN, S. and THOMAS, G.M. 2016. Parenting and digital media: from the early days of the web to contemporary digital society. Sociology compass [online], 10(8), pages 730-743. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/soc4.12398

Parents have accessed websites, online discussion forums and blogs for advice, information and support since the early days of the World Wide Web. In this article, we review the literature in sociology and related social research addressing the ways... Read More about Parenting and digital media: from the early days of the web to contemporary digital society..

Nurturing supportive and engaging induction environments for distance-learning students. (2016)
Journal Article
MARTZOUKOU, K. and KEMP. V. 2016. Nurturing supportive and engaging induction environments for distance-learning students. Procedia: social and behavioral sciences; proceedings of the 2nd international conference on higher education advances (HEAd'16), 21-23 June 2016, Valencia, Spain [online], 228, pages 535-540. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2016.07.082

Distance learning (DL) students typically learn with very limited or no requirements for physical presence and this often means that learning may be perceived as a more isolating or less 'natural' experience. Postgraduate (PG) DL students are particu... Read More about Nurturing supportive and engaging induction environments for distance-learning students..

Members of the Scottish Parliament on Twitter: good constituency men (and women)? (2016)
Journal Article
BAXTER, G., MARCELLA, R. AND O'SHEA, M. 2016. Members of the Scottish Parliament on Twitter: good constituency men (and women)? Aslib journal of information management [online], 68(4), pages 428-447. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/AJIM-02-2016-0010

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to explore the use of Twitter by Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) for the provision of constituency-related information, or in support of their constituency service work. Design/methodology/approach - C... Read More about Members of the Scottish Parliament on Twitter: good constituency men (and women)?.

The direct and mediated effects of customer relationship management (CRM) systems usage as service delivery channels on consumer buying behaviour: an empirical appraisal of the context of the Nigerian banking industry. (2016)
Thesis
OMOGE, A.P. 2016. The direct and mediated effects of customer relationship management (CRM) systems usage as service delivery channels on consumer buying behaviour: an empirical appraisal of the context of the Nigerian banking industry. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Ample evidence from the literature suggests that in recent years, banks have been heavily investing in customer relationship management (CRM) systems. The reasons for this are traced to banks' emergent need to gain and sustain competitive advantage t... Read More about The direct and mediated effects of customer relationship management (CRM) systems usage as service delivery channels on consumer buying behaviour: an empirical appraisal of the context of the Nigerian banking industry..

What are you feeling right now? Communities of maternal feeling on Mumsnet. (2016)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. and LUPTON, D. 2018. What are you feeling right now? Communities of maternal feeling on Mumsnet. Emotion, space and society [online], 26, pages 57-63. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.emospa.2016.05.001

In this article, we present an analysis of how communities of maternal feeling are configured by users on the discussion boards of Mumsnet, a popular British online parenting forum. A search was conducted to find threads with the phrase 'I feel' in t... Read More about What are you feeling right now? Communities of maternal feeling on Mumsnet..

Finishing the 'unfinished' story. (2016)
Journal Article
MORRISON, J. 2016. Finishing the 'unfinished' story. Digital journalism [online], 5(2), pages 213-232. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/21670811.2016.1165129

Discussion threads published beneath articles on news websites have only lately become the subject of serious scholarship. While early research preoccupied itself with the hostile nature of comments posted on such forums, and the issue of moderation,... Read More about Finishing the 'unfinished' story..

International assistance and national and individual contributions in the development of education for library, information and archival studies: some evidence from a case study. (2016)
Journal Article
JOHNSON, I.M. 2016. International assistance and national and individual contributions in the development of education for library, information and archival studies: some evidence from a case study. Libri [online], 66(1), pages 3-12. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1515/libri-2015.0110

This is a very brief summary of a study that focused on the development of education for library, archive, and information services (LIS) in Iraq, where significant progress seemed to have been made before the Second Gulf War, despite the country's i... Read More about International assistance and national and individual contributions in the development of education for library, information and archival studies: some evidence from a case study..

Information: interactions and impact (i3) conference 2015. (2016)
Journal Article
REID, P. and COOPER, K. 2016. Information: interactions and impact (i3) conference 2015. Journal of information science [online], 42(3), pages 291-293. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0165551516639853

The Information: Interactions and Impact (i3) conference was established in 2007 at Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, as an international forum to bring together academic and practitioner researchers interested in exploring the quality and effectiv... Read More about Information: interactions and impact (i3) conference 2015..

Regulating Internet access in UK public libraries: legal compliance and ethical dilemmas. (2016)
Journal Article
MUIR, A., SPACEY, R., COOKE, L. and CREASER, C. 2016. Regulating Internet access in UK public libraries: legal compliance and ethical dilemmas. Journal of information, communication and ethics in society [online], 14(1), pages 87-104. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JICES-02-2015-0005

Purpose - This paper aims to consider selected results from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)-funded 'Managing Access to the internet in Public Libraries? (MAIPLE) project, from 2012-2014. MAIPLE has explored the ways in which public li... Read More about Regulating Internet access in UK public libraries: legal compliance and ethical dilemmas..

(Re)presenting heritage: laser scanning and 3D visualisations for cultural resilience and community engagement. (2016)
Journal Article
TAIT, E., LAING, R., GRINNALL, A., BURNETT, S. and ISAACS, J. 2016. (Re)presenting heritage: laser scanning and 3D visualisations for cultural resilience and community engagement. Journal of information science [online], 42(3), pages 420-433. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0165551516636306

Cultural heritage is increasingly being viewed as an economic asset for geographic areas who aim to capitalise in the surge in interest in local history and heritage tourism from members of the public. Digital technologies have developed that facilit... Read More about (Re)presenting heritage: laser scanning and 3D visualisations for cultural resilience and community engagement..

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