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Academic libraries in COVID-19: a renewed mission for digital literacy. (2020)
Journal Article
MARTZOUKOU, K. [2020]. Academic libraries in COVID-19: a renewed mission for digital literacy. Library management [online], Early Cite. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/LM-09-2020-0131

Purpose: The COVID-19 pandemic has placed online learning, blended or hybrid provision as the ‘new normal’ in Higher Education. For most universities and their academic libraries, especially those with a less strong online presence, the pandemic has... Read More about Academic libraries in COVID-19: a renewed mission for digital literacy..

Maddie is online: an educational video cartoon series on digital literacy and resilience for children (2020)
Journal Article
MARTZOUKOU, K. [2020]. Maddie is online: an educational video cartoon series on digital literacy and resilience for children. Journal of research in innovative teaching and learning [online], EarlyCite. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/jrit-06-2020-0031

Purpose – This paper examines children’s development of digital literacy, resilience and citizenship in the online environment, addressing active engagement, and participation via cartoon videos. Previous research has emphasised the positive role of... Read More about Maddie is online: an educational video cartoon series on digital literacy and resilience for children.

A study of higher education students' self-perceived digital competences for learning and everyday life online participation. (2020)
Journal Article
MARTZOUKOU, K., FULTON, C., KOSTAGIOLAS, P. and LAVRANOS, C. 2020. A study of higher education students' self-perceived digital competences for learning and everyday life online participation. Journal of documentation [online], 76(6), pages 1413-1458. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-03-2020-0041

Purpose: An increasing amount of research and debate has emerged over the last few years, emphasising the need for developing digitally competent, literate, able, skilled, capable people within a constantly changing technological and online environme... Read More about A study of higher education students' self-perceived digital competences for learning and everyday life online participation..

The role of information in postgraduates' decision-making cycle. (2020)
Thesis
MCNICHOLAS, C. 2020. The role of information in postgraduates' decision-making cycle. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

The global market for international postgraduate students is becoming increasingly competitive as more institutions offer Masters level courses and universities need to increase revenues. The UK Government and universities want to stop the declining... Read More about The role of information in postgraduates' decision-making cycle..

Identifying and facilitating a community of practice in information literacy in higher education. (2020)
Thesis
DEAN, C.J. 2020. Identifying and facilitating a community of practice in information literacy in higher education. Robert Gordon University [online], DInfSci thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

This research project focuses upon the role of the academic librarian in higher education. It explores the concept of communities of practice in information literacy in that sector via a study of a specific university in the United Kingdom, with an a... Read More about Identifying and facilitating a community of practice in information literacy in higher education..

Scottish public libraries welcome Syrian new Scots: a transition from being a refugee to becoming an active part of the community. (2020)
Book Chapter
MARTZOUKOU, K. 2020. Scottish public libraries welcome Syrian new Scots: a transition from being a refugee to becoming an active part of the community. In Goldstein, S. (ed.) Informed societies: why information literacy matters for citizenship, participation and democracy. London: Facet [online], chapter 10. Available from: http://www.facetpublishing.co.uk/title.php?id=304226

This chapter offers an overview of the information needs and experiences of Syrian refugees in Scotland, drawing from data collected as part of ‘Lost in Information: Syrian new Scots’ Information Literacy Way-finding practices’, a research project wh... Read More about Scottish public libraries welcome Syrian new Scots: a transition from being a refugee to becoming an active part of the community..

The role of the public library as an enabler of accessible and inclusive information literacy. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
MARTZOUKOU, K. 2019. The role of the public library as an enabler of accessible and inclusive information literacy. Presented at the 2019 PMLG and ILG national conference (PMLG Conference 2019), 4 October 2019, London, UK.

This keynote presentation explores the concepts of accessible and inclusive information literacy, from the perspective of understanding and connecting with the diverse needs, backgrounds, experiences and mindsets of the user communities served by pub... Read More about The role of the public library as an enabler of accessible and inclusive information literacy..

The information literacy and continuous professional development practices of teachers at a Jewish day school. (2018)
Journal Article
COGAN, A. and MARTZOUKOU, K. 2018. The information literacy and continuous professional development practices of teachers at a Jewish day school. Reference services review [online], 46(4), pages 600-627. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/RSR-12-2017-0045

This study investigated how in-service teachers within the context of an American Jewish day school perceive, practice and develop Information Literacy (IL), as a sociocultural practice and through Continuing Professional Development (CPD). A researc... Read More about The information literacy and continuous professional development practices of teachers at a Jewish day school..

Exploring the everyday life information needs and the socio-cultural adaptation barriers of Syrian refugees in Scotland. (2018)
Journal Article
MARTZOUKOU, K. and BURNETT, S. 2018. Exploring the everyday life information needs and the socio-cultural adaptation barriers of Syrian refugees in Scotland. Journal of documentation [online], 74(5), pages 1104-1132. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-10-2017-0142

Purpose: This paper presents the research findings of the 'Syrian new Scots' Information Literacy Way-finding practices' research project, funded by the Information Literacy Group (ILG) of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Profession... Read More about Exploring the everyday life information needs and the socio-cultural adaptation barriers of Syrian refugees in Scotland..

Examining health information source-selection, access, and use by men in rural areas of south-east Nigeria: mapping culturally appropriate health information provision. (2018)
Thesis
EMELE, C.D. 2018. Examining health information source-selection, access, and use by men in rural areas of south-east Nigeria: mapping culturally appropriate health information provision. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The provision of accessible and usable health information is vital for making informed health decisions and embracing active and preventative health behaviours (such as reporting of symptoms, early screening and seeking medical help). Previous resear... Read More about Examining health information source-selection, access, and use by men in rural areas of south-east Nigeria: mapping culturally appropriate health information provision..

Information seeking behavioural paths of physicians for diabetes mellitus care: a qualitative comparative analysis of information needs, sources, and barriers. (2018)
Journal Article
KOSTAGIOLAS, P.A., KOUROUTHANASSIS, P.E., MARTZOUKOU, K., KORFIATIS, N. and NIAKAS, D. 2018. Information seeking behavioural paths of physicians for diabetes mellitus care: a qualitative comparative analysis of information needs, sources, and barriers. Health systems [online], 7(1), pages 13-28. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/20476965.2017.1390050

This study addresses diabetes physicians' information seeking behavioural paths (digital, conventional, interpersonal) which lead to information needs satisfaction and the barriers encountered in this process. The study was based on empirical evidenc... Read More about Information seeking behavioural paths of physicians for diabetes mellitus care: a qualitative comparative analysis of information needs, sources, and barriers..

Towards an everyday life information literacy mind-set: a review of literature. (2017)
Journal Article
MARTZOUKOU, K. and SAYYAD ABDI, E. 2017. Towards an everyday life information literacy mind-set: a review of literature. Journal of documentation [online], 73(4), pages 634-665. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-07-2016-0094

Purpose: Information Literacy (IL) within the everyday life context is regarded as an important condition for civic participation and engagement, informed citizenship, health and well-being. However, compared to the significant amount of IL research... Read More about Towards an everyday life information literacy mind-set: a review of literature..

Beyond 'grey in sepia': empowering the everyday life information literacy of Syrian new Scots: Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-findings practices. (2017)
Presentation / Conference
MARTZOUKOU, K. and BURNETT, S. 2017. Beyond 'grey in sepia': empowering the everyday life information literacy of Syrian new Scots: Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-findings practices. Presented at the 2017 Annual conference of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP 2017), 5-6 July 2017, Manchester, UK [online]. Available from: https://www.slideshare.net/CILIP/beyond-grey-in-sepia-empowering-the-everyday-life-information-literacy-of-syrian-new-scots

This paper presents the research findings of 'Lost in Information? Syrian new Scots Information Literacy Way-finding practices' research project, which was funded by the Information Literacy Group (ILG) of the Chartered Institute of Library and Infor... Read More about Beyond 'grey in sepia': empowering the everyday life information literacy of Syrian new Scots: Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-findings practices..

The information experiences of Syrian new Scots: more than meets the eye: Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-finding practices. (2017)
Presentation / Conference
MARTZOUKOU, K. and BURNETT, S. 2017. The information experiences of Syrian new Scots: more than meets the eye: Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-finding practices. Presented at the 6th Information: interactions and impact conference (i3 2017), 27-30 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK.

The aim of this study was to examine the information related experiences and information literacy practices of Syrian new Scots during their resettlement and integration. The objectives were: 1) To explore Syrian new Scots' 'ways of knowing' for addr... Read More about The information experiences of Syrian new Scots: more than meets the eye: Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-finding practices..

The role of personality in musicians' information seeking for creativity. (2017)
Journal Article
KOSTAGIOLAS, P., LAVRANOS, C., MARTZOUKOU, K. and PAPADATOS, J. 2017. The role of personality in musicians' information seeking for creativity. Information research [online], 22(2), paper 756. Available from: http://www.informationr.net/ir/22-2/paper756.html

Introduction. This paper explores the relationship between musicians' information seeking behaviour and their personality traits within the context of musical creativity. Although previous research has addressed different sociotechnological and behav... Read More about The role of personality in musicians' information seeking for creativity..

Scotland welcomes refugees: the roles of the library in resettlement and inclusion: Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-findings practices. (2017)
Presentation / Conference
MARTZOUKOU, K. and BURNETT, S. 2017. Scotland welcomes refugees: the roles of the library in resettlement and inclusion: Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-findings practices. Presented at the 2017 Annual conference of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals Scotland (CILIPS 2017): strategies for success, 5-6 June 2017, Dundee, UK [online]. Available from: https://www.slideshare.net/martzoukou/cilips-june-2017-conference

Aims: A scoping study that aims to examine the information related experiences and information literacy practices of Syrian new Scots (the Syrian refugees in Scotland) during their resettlement and integration. Objectives: 1) To explore Syrian new Sc... Read More about Scotland welcomes refugees: the roles of the library in resettlement and inclusion: Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-findings practices..

Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-finding practices: phase 1 research findings. (2017)
Presentation / Conference
MARTZOUKOU, K. and BURNETT, S. 2017. Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-finding practices: phase 1 research findings. Presented at the 2017 Librarians' information literacy annual conference (LILAC 2017), 10-12 April 2017, Swansea, UK [online]. Available from: https://www.slideshare.net/infolit_group/new-syrian-scots-information-literacy-wayfinding-practices-phase-1-research-findings-martzoukou

The research in Phase 1 was conducted via interviews with two Scottish Refugee Council Coordinators and two focus groups with Syrian new Scots (with nine women and nine men). Syrian participants were also involved in a drawing exercise that helped to... Read More about Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-finding practices: phase 1 research findings..

Lost in information? (2016)
Presentation / Conference
MARTZOUKOU, K. 2016. Lost in information? Syrian new Scots' information literacy way-finding practices. Presented at the 10th Biannual meeting of the Scottish Information Literacy Community of Practice: the right information: information skills for the 21st century, 6 December 2016, Edinburgh, UK.

As of May 2016, Scotland has welcomed 1,602 Syrian refugees as part of the wider UK Syrian Vulnerable Persons Relocation (VPR) Scheme, aiming to resettle 20,000 Syrians (over a period of five years drawn from established refugee camps). This presenta... Read More about Lost in information?.

Everyday life information literacy: a review of literature. (2016)
Presentation / Conference
MARTZOUKOU, K. and SAYYAD ABDI, E. 2016. Everyday life information literacy: a review of literature. Presented at the 4th European conference on information literacy (ECIL 2016), 10-13 October 2016, Prague, Czech Republic [online]. Available from: http://ecil2016.ilconf.org/wednesday-12th-morning-session/

Information literacy (IL) within an everyday life context is connected to searching for, critically evaluating and using information effectively. Everyday life IL is about being able to address a range of information needs (e.g., financial, health, o... Read More about Everyday life information literacy: a review of literature..