Skip to main content

Research Repository

Advanced Search

Made in Scotland: country of origin branding in the Scottish textile industry. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
STEWART, C. 2019. Made in Scotland: country of origin branding in the Scottish textile industry. In Miller, M. (ed.). Fashion: ID; proceedings of 21st International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institute (IFFTI) 2019 conference: fashion ID (IFFTI 2019), 8-12 April 2019, Manchester, UK. Manchester: Manchester Metropolitan University [online], pages 328-339. Available from: https://fashioninstitute.mmu.ac.uk/ifftipapers/paper-93/

The Scottish textile industry continues to contribute significantly to the national economy, turning over £1bn annually and generating 8,200 domestic jobs. With exports now worth over £360m, industry leaders recognise that ‘Made in Scotland’ is a pri... Read More about Made in Scotland: country of origin branding in the Scottish textile industry..

Comfort in clothing: fashion actors and victims. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
CROSS, K. 2019. Comfort in clothing: fashion actors and victims. In Miller, M. (ed.). Fashion: ID; proceedings of 21st International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institute (IFFTI) 2019 conference: fashion ID (IFFTI 2019), 8-12 April 2019, Manchester, UK. Manchester: Manchester Metropolitan University [online], pages 284-297. Available from: http://fashioninstitute.mmu.ac.uk/ifftipapers/paper-168/

Fashion psychology is an emerging discipline, recognising the potential of clothing to enhance well-being in an era when mental health issues are increasing in the Western world. Well-being is important to the individual and on a wider societal leve... Read More about Comfort in clothing: fashion actors and victims..

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.

Pluralism or partisanship? Calibrating punditry on BBC2’s Politics Live. (2019)
Book Chapter
MORRISON, J. 2019. Pluralism or partisanship? Calibrating punditry on BBC2’s Politics Live. In Jackson, D., Thorsen, E., Lilleker, D. and Weidhase, N. (eds.) UK election analysis 2019: media, voters and the campaign: early reflections from leading academics. Bournemouth: Centre for Comparative Politics and Media Research [online], chapter 7, section 65, page 98. Available from: http://eprints.bournemouth.ac.uk/33165/

What should pluralistic punditry look like in a multi-party parliamentary democracy? How should a state-owned broadcaster's flagship political show populate its panels before elections to guarantee balance between Left, Right and Centre, eliminate pe... Read More about Pluralism or partisanship? Calibrating punditry on BBC2’s Politics Live..

Publishers, legal deposit and the changing publishing environment. (2019)
Book Chapter
MUIR, A. 2020. Publishers, legal deposit and the changing publishing environment. In Gooding, P. and Terras, M. (eds.) Electronic legal deposit: shaping the library collections of the future. London: Facet Publishing [online], chapter 10. Available from: http://www.facetpublishing.co.uk/title.php?id=303779&category_code=37

UK publishers have always had mixed attitudes to legal deposit. This chapter focuses on electronic legal deposit in the UK from the perspective of publishers, providing some assessment of what the impact on publishers has been in the relatively short... Read More about Publishers, legal deposit and the changing publishing environment..

Scottish style: the construction of national identity and place amongst Scottish fashion influencers on Instagram. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
MARCELLA-HOOD, M. 2019. Scottish style: the construction of national identity and place amongst Scottish fashion influencers on Instagram. In Miller, M. (ed.). Fashion: ID; proceedings of 21st International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institute (IFFTI) 2019 conference: fashion ID (IFFTI 2019), 8-12 April 2019, Manchester, UK. Manchester: Manchester Metropolitan University [online], pages 350-361. Available from: https://fashioninstitute.mmu.ac.uk/ifftipapers/paper-151/

This paper explores the phenomenon of personal style as an expression of national identity by investigating the construction of Scottish identity amongst fashion influencers on Instagram. Instagram is recognised as an example of visual media that has... Read More about Scottish style: the construction of national identity and place amongst Scottish fashion influencers on Instagram..

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)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
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..

Speaking as citizens: women's political correspondence to Scottish newspapers 1918-1928. (2019)
Book Chapter
PEDERSEN, S. 2019. Speaking as citizens: women's political correspondence to Scottish newspapers 1918-1928. In Cavanagh, A. and Steel, J. (eds.) Letters to the editor: comparative and historical perspectives. London: Palgrave Macmillan [online], pages 25-47. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-26480-2_3

Between 1918, when some women achieved the Parliamentary vote, and 1928, when all women over 21 achieved franchise equality with men, the correspondence columns of Scottish newspapers were used as a place – a 'public sphere' – within which women coul... Read More about Speaking as citizens: women's political correspondence to Scottish newspapers 1918-1928..

Exploring contemporary illustrations of Scottish identity through a study of Scottish fashion influencers on Instagram. (2019)
Journal Article
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..

What has this done for me? Qualitative student reflections on intercultural experiential learning. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
CRAWFORD, I., SWARTZ, S., LUCK, S. and BARBOSA, B. 2019. What has this done for me? Qualitative student reflections on intercultural experiential learning. In Proceedings of the 2019 International virtual exchange conference (IVEC 2019): advancing the field of online international learning, 25-26 October 2019, Tacoma, USA. Tacoma: IVEC [online], pages 65-68. Available from: http://iveconference.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/IVEC-2019-Conference-Proceedings.pdf

This project incorporates globalisation, technological progress, intercultural and inter-disciplinary experiential learning using real life clients to prepare graduates for the future workplace. Intercultural competence is possessing the necessary a... Read More about What has this done for me? Qualitative student reflections on intercultural experiential learning..

Professional learning experience through COIL: a faculty perspective. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
SWARTZ, S., LUCK, S., BARBOSA, B. and CRAWFORD, I. 2019. Professional learning experience through COIL: a faculty perspective. In Proceedings of the 2019 International virtual exchange conference (IVEC 2019): advancing the field of online international learning, 25-26 October 2019, Tacoma, USA. Tacoma: IVEC [online], pages 19-24. Available from: http://iveconference.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/IVEC-2019-Conference-Proceedings.pdf

Collaborative online international learning (COIL) is not reserved for students, but rather can positively impact instructors through the exchange with colleagues from diverse institutions, backgrounds, pedagogies and practices. Instructors thereby g... Read More about Professional learning experience through COIL: a faculty perspective..

Understanding the impact of collaborative online international learning on employability: a stakeholder comparison. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
CRAWFORD, I. 2019. Understanding the impact of collaborative online international learning on employability: a stakeholder comparison. In Proceedings of the 2019 International virtual exchange conference (IVEC 2019): advancing the field of online international learning, 25-26 October 2019, Tacoma, USA. Tacoma: IVEC [online], pages 14-18. Available from: http://iveconference.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/IVEC-2019-Conference-Proceedings.pdf

Emerging pedagogical theory identifies a growing need for innovative, student-centered, experiential approaches to learning within a context of rapidly evolving conversational media, the commodification of education and changing perceptions of the ac... Read More about Understanding the impact of collaborative online international learning on employability: a stakeholder comparison..

Building intercultural competence through virtual team collaboration across global classrooms. (2019)
Journal Article
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..

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..

National identity and "Muslim immigrant" representation in the British and Danish press, 2005-2015. (2019)
Thesis
LAWRIE, M. 2019. National identity and "Muslim immigrant" representation in the British and Danish press, 2005-2015. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

This thesis examines, through a diachronic analysis, how the British and Danish press utilise national identity when constructing a representation of Muslims. Key cluster events are examined to identify media discourses over a ten-year time period be... Read More about National identity and "Muslim immigrant" representation in the British and Danish press, 2005-2015..

Seven pillars and five minds: small business workplace information literacy. (2019)
Journal Article
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..