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Meet the next generation: Rachael Ironside. (2019)
Journal Article
IRONSIDE, R. 2019. Meet the next generation: Rachael Ironside. Mindfield: the bulletin of the Parapsychological Association [online] 11(3), pages 120-121. Available from: https://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/1711504

This feature focuses on the next generation of scientists and scholars researching parapsychological topics. The author talks of her journey inside parapsychology, what is her biggest accomplishment and future research plans.

The road not taken: locating desire lines across information landscapes. (2019)
Journal Article
BURNETT, S. and LLOYD, A. 2019. The road not taken: locating desire lines across information landscapes. Information research [online], 24(4): supplement containing Proceedings of the 10th International conceptions of library and information science conference (CoLIS 2019), 16-19 June 2019, Ljubljana, Slovenia, paper CoLIS 1911. Available from: http://InformationR.net/ir/24-4/colis/colis1911.html

Introduction. - The concept of desire lines is defined, contextualised and explored within the area of information landscapes. The paper problematises the existence of desire lines in relation to research which has been conducted with various refugee... Read More about The road not taken: locating desire lines across information landscapes..

Learning how to work in multicultural teams: students' insights on the internationalisation-at-home activities. (2019)
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BARBOSA, B., SWARTZ, S., LUCK, S., PRADO-MEZA, C. and CRAWFORD, I. 2019. Learning how to work in multicultural teams: students' insights on the internationalisation-at-home activities. Interpersona [online], 13(2), pages 205-219. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5964/ijpr.v13i2.378

Internationalization-at-home activities present relevant opportunities for innovation in the teaching-learning process. These activities provide a very broad set of advantages, including the development of soft skills and increased motivation of stud... Read More about Learning how to work in multicultural teams: students' insights on the internationalisation-at-home activities..

The disrupted workplace: are the digital and group skills needs of employers being addressed by universities? (2019)
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BREMNER, P.A.M. and LAING, A. 2019. The disrupted workplace: are the digital and group skills needs of employers being addressed by universities? Journal of learning development in higher education [online], 16: special issue of articles from the 2019 Association for Learning Development in Higher Education conference (ALDINHE 2019), 15-17 April 2019, Exeter, UK, article 535. Available from: https://journal.aldinhe.ac.uk/index.php/jldhe/article/view/535

Upskilling moves quickly in today’s ‘disrupted’ workplace, and skill sets need to change to meet the needs of the digital economy (Gray, 2016), sometimes referred to as the fourth industrial revolution (4IR). Using a mixed methods approach and drawin... Read More about The disrupted workplace: are the digital and group skills needs of employers being addressed by universities?.

Connecting with the underland. (2019)
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WILLIAMS, D. 2019. Connecting with the underland. Journal of information literacy [online], 13(2), pages 1-3. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11645/13.2.2727

This is a guest editorial for the Journal of Information Literacy. The information literacy world I invite you to explore appears to be a richly-layered one. Maybe it was because I have been reading lately about underlands – hidden layers and deep ne... Read More about Connecting with the underland..

Beyond reality: augmented, virtual, and mixed reality in the library. (2019)
Journal Article
MACLENNAN, A. 2021. Beyond reality: augmented, virtual, and mixed reality in the library. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], 53(4), pages 709-710. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000619890757

This is a book review of: "Beyond reality: augmented, virtual, and mixed reality in the library", edited by K.J. Varnum and published in 2019 by the American Library Association. This slim volume is an interesting read. Arranged in nine chapters, it'... Read More about Beyond reality: augmented, virtual, and mixed reality in the library..

Exploring contemporary illustrations of Scottish identity through a study of Scottish fashion influencers on Instagram. (2019)
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MARCELLA-HOOD, M. 2019. Exploring contemporary illustrations of Scottish identity through a study of Scottish fashion influencers on Instagram. Scottish affairs [online], 28(4), pages 367-394. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3366/scot.2019.0294

This paper explores the construction of Scottish identity and place amongst fashion and style influencers on Instagram. Existing research and information surrounding the Scottish fashion industry is sparse and focused on traditional textiles, such as... Read More about Exploring contemporary illustrations of Scottish identity through a study of Scottish fashion influencers on Instagram..

Building intercultural competence through virtual team collaboration across global classrooms. (2019)
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SWARTZ, S., BARBOSA, B. and CRAWFORD, I. 2020. Building intercultural competence through virtual team collaboration across global classrooms. Business and professional communication quarterly [online], 83(1), pages 57-79. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/2329490619878834

By means of a cross-cultural virtual teams project involving classrooms in Scotland, Germany, and Portugal, students were exposed to the challenges of collaborating internationally with the intention of increasing their intercultural competency. Inte... Read More about Building intercultural competence through virtual team collaboration across global classrooms..

Seven pillars and five minds: small business workplace information literacy. (2019)
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LOCKERBIE, H. and WILLIAMS, D. 2019. Seven pillars and five minds: small business workplace information literacy. Journal of documentation [online], 75(5), pages 977-994. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-09-2018-0151

Purpose: To develop and test a theoretical framework for understanding information literacy (IL) within the context of a small business workplace environment. The theoretical framework developed related IL competencies to competencies for success as... Read More about Seven pillars and five minds: small business workplace information literacy..

User engagement with political 'facts' in the context of the fake news phenomenon: an exploration of information behaviour. (2019)
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MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and WALICKA, A. 2019. User engagement with political ‘facts’ in the context of the fake news phenomenon: an exploration of information behaviour. Journal of documentation [online], 75(5), pages 1082-1099. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-11-2018-0180

Purpose. The purpose of this paper is to present the results of a study that explored human behaviour in response to political ‘facts’ presented online by political parties in Scotland. Design/methodology approach. The study consisted of interactive... Read More about User engagement with political 'facts' in the context of the fake news phenomenon: an exploration of information behaviour..

Scottish citizens' perceptions of the credibility of online political 'facts' in the 'fake news' era: an exploratory study. (2019)
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BAXTER, G., MARCELLA, R. and WALICKA, A. 2019. Scottish citizens’ perceptions of the credibility of online political 'facts' in the 'fake news' era: an exploratory study. Journal of documentation [online], 75(5), pages 1100-1123. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-10-2018-0161

Purpose:- The purpose of this paper is to present the results of a study that explored public perceptions of the credibility of 'facts and figures' contained within five social media posts produced by political parties in Scotland. Design/methodology... Read More about Scottish citizens' perceptions of the credibility of online political 'facts' in the 'fake news' era: an exploratory study..

A case study investigation of academic library support for open educational resources in Scottish universities. (2019)
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THOMPSON, S.D. and MUIR, A. 2020. A case study investigation of academic library support for open educational resources in Scottish universities. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], 52(3), pages 685-693. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000619871604

The aim of the research was to investigate why and how Scottish university libraries support open educational resources and to assess their ability to provide support services for their development and use within higher education institutions. There... Read More about A case study investigation of academic library support for open educational resources in Scottish universities..

Charlie Hebdo attack and discourses of Muslims in British and Danish newspapers: a cross-cultural critical discourse analysis of four newspapers. (2019)
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LAWRIE, M. 2019. Charlie Hebdo attack and discourses of Muslims in British and Danish newspapers: a cross-cultural critical discourse analysis of four newspapers. Networking knowledge [online], 12(1): best papers from 2018 Media, Communications and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA) postgraduate network conference (MeCCSA PGN 2018): contemporary news discourse around the globe, 5-6 July 2018, Canterbury, UK, pages 23-44. Available from: https://doi.org/10.31165/nk.2019.121.546.

A perceived shift to the right when representing Muslims in the press in Europe has been evident in recent years. Events such as 9/11, the July 2005 London bombings, broader European discussions and mainstreaming of populist discourses have marked a... Read More about Charlie Hebdo attack and discourses of Muslims in British and Danish newspapers: a cross-cultural critical discourse analysis of four newspapers..

How good is our public library service? The evolution of a new quality standards framework for Scottish public libraries 2012-2017. (2019)
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REID, P.H. 2020. How good is our public library service? The evolution of a new quality standards framework for Scottish public libraries 2012-2017. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], 52(3), pages 647-658. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000619855430

The current challenging environment for public libraries has resulted in an ever greater need to demonstrate and evidence the quality of library provision as well as value and impact of these services on society. Research, conducted on behalf of the... Read More about How good is our public library service? The evolution of a new quality standards framework for Scottish public libraries 2012-2017..

The complete guide to personal digital archiving. (2019)
Journal Article
BURNETT, S. 2021. The complete guide to personal digital archiving. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], 53(4), pages 706-708. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000619859780

The Complete Guide to Personal Digital Archiving is a valuable addition to the growing range of publications focusing on the management of digital media. In addition to its US emphasis, what sets the work apart from other contributions to this emergi... Read More about The complete guide to personal digital archiving..

Bridging the divide: reflections on university-industry collaboration for the development of the graduate certificate in petroleum data management. (2019)
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COUSINS, F., REID, P. and TAIT, E. 2019. Bridging the divide: reflections on university-industry collaboration for the development of the graduate certificate in petroleum data management. Journal of documentation [online], 75(6), pages 1213-1229. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/jd-12-2018-0206

Purpose:- This paper presents an analysis of the development of a new graduate certificate course in Petroleum Data Management. The course was developed in response to an identified gap in skills and training in data management which was perceived to... Read More about Bridging the divide: reflections on university-industry collaboration for the development of the graduate certificate in petroleum data management..

Re-framing free movement in the countdown to Brexit? Shifting UK press portrayals of EU migrants in the wake of the referendum. (2019)
Journal Article
MORRISON, J. 2019. Re-framing free movement in the countdown to Brexit? Shifting UK press portrayals of EU migrants in the wake of the referendum. British journal of politics and international relations [online], 21(3), pages 594-611. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1369148119851385

This article argues that long-standing press portrayals of economic migrants as threats to Britain’s economic wellbeing underwent a marked turn immediately after the 2016 ‘Brexit’ referendum. Following an intense campaign during which most national n... Read More about Re-framing free movement in the countdown to Brexit? Shifting UK press portrayals of EU migrants in the wake of the referendum..

Enterprise search: a state of the art. (2019)
Journal Article
CLEVERLEY, P.H. and BURNETT, S. 2019. Enterprise search: a state of the art. Business information review [online], 36(2), pages 60-69. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0266382119851880

Enterprise search is changing. The explosion of information within organizations, technological advances and availability of free OpenSource machine learning libraries offer many possibilities. Eighteen informants from practice, academia, search tech... Read More about Enterprise search: a state of the art..

Citizen journalism: an analysis of news representation in the coverage of Bhutannewsservice.com. (2019)
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RAI, N., PEDERSEN, S. and SMITH, F. 2019. Citizen journalism: an analysis of news representation in the coverage of Bhutannewsservice.com. Journal of communication: media watch [online], 10(2), pages 294-308. Available from: https://doi.org/10.15655/mw/2019/v10i2/49640

This article analyses the discussion of nationality and ethnicity on a Bhutanese citizen journalism site which is particularly used by members of the Lhotshampa ethnic group. Many of the citizen journalists are based outside Bhutan, either in refugee... Read More about Citizen journalism: an analysis of news representation in the coverage of Bhutannewsservice.com..

Patriots and rogues: some Scottish lairds and their libraries. (2019)
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REID, P.H. 2019. Patriots and rogues: some Scottish lairds and their libraries. Library and information history [online], 35(1), pages 1-20. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/17583489.2019.1589724

This article examines some of the lesser known libraries of Scottish lairds and gentry. The research here formed the basis of the keynote paper delivered at the Library and Information History Group’s annual conference 2017 which was held in Dundee,... Read More about Patriots and rogues: some Scottish lairds and their libraries..