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Practical, everyday feminism: mothers, politicians, and Mumsnet. (2020)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. 2021. Practical, everyday feminism: mothers, politicians, and Mumsnet. Women's history review [online], 30(3), pages 509-519. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/09612025.2020.1860281

This Viewpoint positions the contemporary UK parenting website Mumsnet within the wider history of mothers' organisations' interactions with politics and politicians over the last 100 years. While the politicisation of motherhood is nothing new, and... Read More about Practical, everyday feminism: mothers, politicians, and Mumsnet..

Academic libraries in COVID-19: a renewed mission for digital literacy. (2020)
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MARTZOUKOU, K. 2021. Academic libraries in COVID-19: a renewed mission for digital literacy. Library management [online], 42(4/5): the worst case scenario after COVID, pages 266-276. 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)
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MARTZOUKOU, K. 2022. Maddie is online: an educational video cartoon series on digital literacy and resilience for children. Journal of research in innovative teaching and learning [online], 15(1), pages 64-82. 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..

Richard Ovenden, 'Burning the books: a history of knowledge under attack'. (2020)
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OPPENHEIM, C. 2021. Richard Ovenden, 'Burning the books: a history of knowledge under attack'. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], 53(1), pages 206-207. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000620970799

This is a book review by Charles Oppenheim of Richard Ovenden's book 'Burning the book: a history of knowldege under attack'. The book is the product of some detailed research (and Ovenden, in his lengthy list of acknowledgements, notes the help he... Read More about Richard Ovenden, 'Burning the books: a history of knowledge under attack'..

Indies in Scotland: exploring the unique role of independent bookshops in Scotland’s towns and villages. (2020)
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LAING, A. 2020. Indies in Scotland: exploring the unique role of independent bookshops in Scotland’s towns and villages. Publishing research quarterly [online], 36(4), pages 585-600. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12109-020-09759-5

This project explores the business practices and cultural place of independent bookshops in Scotland. The research examines the connections that independent bookshops have with their various stakeholders, and investigates the support and policy chang... Read More about Indies in Scotland: exploring the unique role of independent bookshops in Scotland’s towns and villages..

The folklore-centric gaze: a relational approach to landscape, folklore and tourism. (2020)
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IRONSIDE, R. and MASSIE, S. 2020. The folklore-centric gaze: a relational approach to landscape, folklore and tourism. Time and mind [online], 13(3), pages 227-244. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/1751696X.2020.1809862

Supernatural folktales have a long oral tradition in Scotland, embedded in local communities and the landscapes of the region. Recently, these folktales have been utilised by destinations as a form of place-making, and a driver for increasing tourist... Read More about The folklore-centric gaze: a relational approach to landscape, folklore and tourism..

Does education in library and information studies in the United Kingdom have a future? (2020)
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MARCELLA, R. and OPPENHEIM, C. 2020. Does education in library and information studies in the United Kingdom have a future? Education for information [online], 36(4), pages 411-440. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3233/EFI-200370

The last decade has seen a decline in the fortunes of the Library and Information Science (LIS) sector in the UK, both in professional practice and in higher education. This paper sets out to assess the health and wellbeing of LIS teaching and resear... Read More about Does education in library and information studies in the United Kingdom have a future?.

A study of higher education students' self-perceived digital competences for learning and everyday life online participation. (2020)
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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..

Instagram versus reality: the design and use of self-curated photo elicitation in a study exploring the construction of Scottish identity amongst personal style influencers on Instagram. (2020)
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MARCELLA-HOOD, M. 2021. Instagram versus reality: the design and use of self-curated photo elicitation in a study exploring the construction of Scottish identity amongst personal style influencers on Instagram. Qualitative research [online], 21(6), pages 865-889. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1468794120934404

This paper evaluates the use of self-curated photo elicitation as a new method for exploring self-identity by reflecting on its design and use in a study of Scottish identity. The approach builds on the work of others in the fields of visual analysis... Read More about Instagram versus reality: the design and use of self-curated photo elicitation in a study exploring the construction of Scottish identity amongst personal style influencers on Instagram..

Hidden and forbidden: conceptualising dark knowledge. (2020)
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BURNETT, S. and LLOYD, A. 2020. Hidden and forbidden: conceptualising dark knowledge. Journal of documentation [online], 76(6), pages 1341-1358. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-12-2019-0234

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to introduce the concept of Dark Knowledge, an epistemology that acknowledges both alternative knowledge and ways of knowing which are cognizant of the moral and ethical positioning of each. Design/methodology/ap... Read More about Hidden and forbidden: conceptualising dark knowledge..

Scottish fashion influencers: constructing a style identity on Instagram. (2020)
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MARCELLA-HOOD, M. 2020. Scottish fashion influencers: constructing a style identity on Instagram. International journal of fashion studies [online], 7(1), pages 73-96. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1386/infs_00017_1

This article builds on existing theories of self-presentation and self-identity through a study into the behaviour of fashion influencers who position themselves as Scottish on Instagram. Fourteen interviews were carried out with Scottish fashion inf... Read More about Scottish fashion influencers: constructing a style identity on Instagram..

Caroline Phillips: balancing life as a journalist and a suffragette in a Scottish city. (2020)
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PEDERSEN, S. 2020. Caroline Phillips: balancing life as a journalist and a suffragette in a Scottish city. Women's history review [online], 29(6): the women's suffrage campaign in Britain and Ireland: new perspectives, pages 940-954. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/09612025.2020.1745401

© 2020 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. Aberdeen Art Gallery holds a unique collection in the history of the Scottish women’s suffrage movement: the correspondence of Caroline Phillips, journalist and honorary secretary of the... Read More about Caroline Phillips: balancing life as a journalist and a suffragette in a Scottish city..

Editorial. (2020)
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REID, P. and DYE, J. 2020. Editorial. Library and information history [online], 36(1), page iii. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3366/lih.2020.0002

This edition of Library and Information History marks the journal's move to Edinburgh University Press as the publisher. The process of moving to EUP has been conducted behind-the-scenes over the last couple of years and I must pay tribute to the mem... Read More about Editorial..

Tourism trends: lifestyle developments and the links to solo tourism. (2020)
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LEITH, C. 2020. Tourism trends: lifestyle developments and the links to solo tourism. Journal of tourism futures [online], 6(3), pages 251-255. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JTF-11-2019-0126

The purpose of this paper is to propose drivers that may impact the development of solo tourism in the near future. This paper identifies and briefly examines four key factors that, it is suggested, will be significant in solo tourism in the near fut... Read More about Tourism trends: lifestyle developments and the links to solo tourism..

A stairheid rammy: female politicians and gendered discourses in the Scottish press. (2020)
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MCKAY, F. 2020. A stairheid rammy: female politicians and gendered discourses in the Scottish press. Journal of language and politics [online], 19(1), pages 30-47. Available from: http://doi.org/10.1075/jlp.20004.mck

This article explores the mediated representation of gender in the Scottish public sphere during the independence referendum in 2014. In particular, it focuses on a media sample drawn from the Scottish press that centres on two key political figures,... Read More about A stairheid rammy: female politicians and gendered discourses in the Scottish press..

A copyright overview. (2020)
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OPPENHEIM, C. 2020. A copyright overview. El profesional de la información [online], 29(1), article ID e290106. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3145/epi.2020.ene.06

This article reviews main concepts about copyright. Among the topics discussed are: ownership, joint ownership, assignments, licenses, permissions, infringements, exceptions, unpublished works, orphan works, artificial intelligence generated work rig... Read More about A copyright overview..