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Had we but world[s] enough, and time? (2005)
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MACLENNAN, A. 2005. Had we but world[s] enough, and time? Library and information research [online], 29(93), pages 16-25. Available from: https://doi.org/10.29173/lirg198

This paper presents ongoing research into user requirements for 3-dimensional "virtual worlds" to be used as a means of information retrieval. There is a brief review of the literature in the fields in which design of 3-dimensional virtual spaces has... Read More about Had we but world[s] enough, and time?.

Implementing impact evaluation in professional practice: a study of support needs within the museum, archive and library sector. (2005)
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WILLIAMS, D.A., WAVELL, C., BAXTER, G., MACLENNAN, A. and JOBSON, D. 2005. Implementing impact evaluation in professional practice: a study of support needs within the museum, archive and library sector. International journal of information management [online], 25(6), pages 533-548. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2005.08.003

This paper reports on research into the professional needs of those embarking on impact evaluation in the museum, archive and library sector. The research used a web portal providing impact evaluation research findings and examples of methods and too... Read More about Implementing impact evaluation in professional practice: a study of support needs within the museum, archive and library sector..

The impact of new technology on the communication of parliamentary information. (2005)
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MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and MOORE, N. 2005. The impact of new technology on the communication of parliamentary information. Journal of nonprofit and public sector marketing [online], 14(1-2), pages 185-203. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1300/J054v14n01_11

This article discusses the results of an exploratory study, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, which investigated the impact of technology on the communication of parliamentary information to the general public in the United Kingdom.... Read More about The impact of new technology on the communication of parliamentary information..

The impact on libraries and archives in Iraq of war and looting in 2003: a preliminary assessment of the damage and subsequent reconstruction efforts. (2005)
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JOHNSON, I.M. 2005. The impact on libraries and archives in Iraq of war and looting in 2003: a preliminary assessment of the damage and subsequent reconstruction efforts. International information and library review [online], 37(3), pages 209-271. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.iilr.2005.07.005

The early reports that appeared during and immediately after the 2003 war and subsequent civil disorder in Iraq provoked public and professional concern about the impact on libraries and archives services. However, many of the early reports were late... Read More about The impact on libraries and archives in Iraq of war and looting in 2003: a preliminary assessment of the damage and subsequent reconstruction efforts..

Perception of sign language and its application to visual communications for deaf people. (2005)
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MUIR, L.J. and RICHARDSON, I.E.G. 2005. Perception of sign language and its application to visual communications for deaf people. Journal of deaf studies and deaf education [online], 10(4), pages 390-401. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/deafed/eni037

Video communication systems for deaf people are limited in terms of quality and performance. Analysis of visual attention mechanisms for sign language may enable optimization of video coding systems for deaf users. Eye-movement tracking experiments w... Read More about Perception of sign language and its application to visual communications for deaf people..

Pride and glory: Aberdeen Public Library during the Second World War. (2005)
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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..

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity: using a case study to identify critical success factors contributing to the initiation of international collaborative projects. (2005)
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JOHNSON, I.M. 2005. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity: using a case study to identify critical success factors contributing to the initiation of international collaborative projects. Education for information [online], 23(1-2), pages 9-42. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3233/EFI-2005-231-202

This paper identifies factors that contribute to the successful initiation of international collaborative projects intended to support the development of education for librarianship and information sciences. It discusses the widespread failure to ana... Read More about In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity: using a case study to identify critical success factors contributing to the initiation of international collaborative projects..

A review of Web information seeking research: considerations of method and foci of interest. (2005)
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MARTZOUKOU, K. 2005. A review of Web information seeking research: considerations of method and foci of interest. Information research [online], 10(2). Available from: http://www.informationr.net/ir/10-2/paper215.html

Introduction. This review shows that Web information seeking research suffers from inconsistencies in method and a lack of homogeneity in research foci. Background. Qualitative and quantitative methods are needed to produce a comprehensive view of in... Read More about A review of Web information seeking research: considerations of method and foci of interest..