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The appearance of women's politics in the correspondence pages of Aberdeen newspapers, 1900-1914. (2002)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. 2002. The appearance of women's politics in the correspondence pages of Aberdeen newspapers, 1900-1914. Women's history review [online], 11(4), pages 657-673. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/09612020200200343

A newspaper's 'Letters to the Editor' column represents its readership in a unique way and can provide a useful 'thermometer' with which to measure the extent of critical debate and discussion a particular issue generated in a locality. In this artic... Read More about The appearance of women's politics in the correspondence pages of Aberdeen newspapers, 1900-1914..

An exploration of the effectiveness for the citizen of web-based systems of communicating UK parliamentary and devolved assembly information. (2002)
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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..

Within their sphere? Women correspondents to Aberdeen daily newspapers 1900-1914. (2002)
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PEDERSEN, S. 2002. Within their sphere? Women correspondents to Aberdeen daily newspapers 1900-1914. Northern Scotland [online], 22(1), pages 159-166. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3366/nor.2002.0010

On 13 May 1911 Marian S Farquharson, of Haughton wrote a letter to the Aberdeen Free Press criticising Aberdeenshire council’s proposed restrictions on the speed of motorcars. As a car owner herself, Mrs Farquharson felt that ‘a motor going at 20 mil... Read More about Within their sphere? Women correspondents to Aberdeen daily newspapers 1900-1914..

A surfeit of socks? The impact of the First World War on women correspondents to daily newspapers. (2002)
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PEDERSEN, S. 2002. A surfeit of socks? The impact of the First World War on women correspondents to daily newspapers. Journal of Scottish historical studies [online], 22(1), pages 50-72. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3366/jshs.2002.22.1.50

This article is based on such material and shows how the predominant subject matter for ladies’ letters during the war years was that of voluntary fundraising for the many charities and associations connected with the war. Such charities were often s... Read More about A surfeit of socks? The impact of the First World War on women correspondents to daily newspapers..

Proto-bibliophiles amongst the English aristocracy, 1500-1700. (2002)
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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..

Theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of information need in the context of the impact of new information and communications technologies on the communication of parliamentary information. (2002)
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MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and MOORE, N. 2002. Theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of information need in the context of the impact of new information and communications technologies on the communication of parliamentary information. Journal of documentation [online], 58(2), pages 185-210. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/00220410210425458

This paper discusses critically the theoretical and methodological background to an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) research project designed to investigate the impact of information and communications technologies (ICTs) on the communica... Read More about Theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of information need in the context of the impact of new information and communications technologies on the communication of parliamentary information..