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Effectiveness of vocational rehabilitation on work participation in adults with musculoskeletal disorders: an umbrella review protocol. (2017)
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ALEXANDER, L., COOPER, K., MITCHELL, D and MACLEAN, C. 2017. Effectiveness of vocational rehabilitation on work participation in adults with musculoskeletal disorders: an umbrella review protocol. [Protocol]. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports [online], 15(6), pages 1518-1521. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-2016-003133

The objective of this umbrella review is to determine the effectiveness of vocational rehabilitation on work participation in working age adults with musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). More specifically the review will address the following questions:... Read More

DART-Europe: access to European research theses. (2014)
Journal Article
COPELAND, S. 2011. DART-Europe: access to European research theses. Biblos: revista a filialei iesene a Asociatiei Bibliotecarilor din România [online], 22-23, pages 54-57. Available from: http://www.bcu-iasi.ro/...biblos/biblos.22.23.pdf

This article describes developments relating to the management and use of electronic theses and dissertations, with particular reference to the DART-Europe E-theses Portal. This Portal provides free access to a wide range of full text research theses... Read More

Reading strategy for the MBA: informing effective use of learner time for critical reading. (2014)
Presentation / Conference
SUTHERLAND, B. and NICHOL, A. 2014. Reading strategy for the MBA: informing effective use of learner time for critical reading. Presented at the 1st Annual teaching and learning conference, 9 May 2014, Aberdeen, UK.

This paper is motivated by the development of a reading strategy for the MBA at RGU. It provides an overview of current views on the importance of reading to inform significant learner hours on directed and self-directed study and quantifies the exte... Read More

Nurse scholars' knowledge and use of electronic theses and dissertations. (2012)
Journal Article
GOODFELLOW, L. M., MACDUFF, C., LESLIE, G., COPELAND, S., NOLFI, D. and BLACKWOOD, D. 2012. Nurse scholars' knowledge and use of electronic theses and dissertations. International nursing review [online], 59(4), pages 511-518. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1466-7657.2012.01008.x

Background:‚ Electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) are a valuable resource for nurse scholars worldwide. ETDs and digital libraries offer the potential to radically change the nature and scope of the way in which doctoral research results are pr... Read More

Are electronic theses and dissertations radically changing the nature and scope of doctoral research dissemination and use? (2012)
Presentation / Conference
GOODFELLOW, L.M., MACDUFF, C., LESLIE, G., COPELAND, S., NOLFI, D. and BLACKWOOD, D. 2012. Are electronic theses and dissertations radically changing the nature and scope of doctoral research dissemination and use? Presented at the 2012 Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) Health Libraries Group conference (HLG 2012), 12-13 July 2012, London, UK.

Originally presented as: GOODFELLOW, L. M., MACDUFF, C., LESLIE, G., COPELAND, S., NOLFI, D. and BLACKWOOD, D., 2012. Are electronic theses and dissertations radically changing the nature and scope of doctoral research dissemination and use' at the A... Read More

Electronic theses and dissertations: promoting 'hidden' research. (2011)
Book Chapter
COPELAND, S. 2011. Electronic theses and dissertations: promoting 'hidden' research. In Rikowski, R. (ed.) Digitisation perspectives. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, pages 103-113.

Since the 1990s an increasing number of higher education institutions and research-related organisations have been encouraging the submission of theses and dissertations in electronic format. The transition from print theses and dissertations to ETDs... Read More

The NDLTD and ETDs in the global context. (2010)
Presentation / Conference
COPELAND, S. 2010. The NDLTD and ETDs in the global context. Presented at the 2010 Annual conference of the Ligue des Bibliothèques Européenes de Recherche / Association of European Research Libraries (LIBER 2010): re-inventing the library: the challenges of the new information environment, 29 June - 1 July 2010, Aarhus, Denmark [online]. Available from: https://www.statsbiblio...ions/Susan_Copeland.pdf

“The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) is an international organization dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination and preservation of digital theses and dissertations. The NDLTD supports universitie... Read More

Electronic theses and dissertations: promoting 'hidden' research. (2008)
Journal Article
COPELAND, S. 2008. Electronic theses and dissertations: promoting 'hidden' research. Policy futures in education [online], 6(1), pages 87-96. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2304/pfie.2008.6.1.87

Since the mid 1990s an increasing number of higher education institutions and organisations have been encouraging the production and submission of theses and dissertations in electronic format. Where access to electronic theses and dissertations is a... Read More

Electronic theses: the turning point, Program: electronic library and information systems [online], 39 (3), pages 185-197. (2005)
Journal Article
COPELAND, S., PENMAN, A. and MILNE, R., 2005. Electronic theses: the turning point, Program: electronic library and information systems [online], 39 (3), pages 185-197. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/00330330510610546

In 2002, the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) made funding available for a number of universities in the UK to undertake work relating to the development of theses in electronic format. Working in collaboration with the British Library, the... Read More

The development and promotion of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) within the UK. (2004)
Journal Article
COPELAND, S. and PENMAN, A. 2004. The development and promotion of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) within the UK. New review of information networking [online], 10(1), pages 19-32. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13614570412331311978

This paper considers recent ETD-related activity in the UK within the broader international context. It concentrates, in particular, on the work of the Electronic Theses project consortium that is led by The Robert Gordon University. The benefits of... Read More

E-Theses developments in the UK. (2003)
Conference Proceeding
COPELAND, S. 2003. E-Theses developments in the UK. In Schirmbacher, P. (ed.) Proceedings of the 6th International symposium on electronic theses and dissertations (ETD 2003): next steps for electronic theses and dissertations worldwide, 20-24 May 2003, Berlin, Germany. Berlin: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin [online], pages 75-78. Available from: https://doi.org/10.18452/1113

Several projects are underway currently in the UK to promote the production, management and use of theses in electronic format. Funding from the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) is enabling three project teams to address key issues which to... Read More