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SLISNET: UNESCO's experiment in virtual networking between schools of librarianship and information sciences. (1997)
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JOHNSON, I.M. 1997. SLISNET: UNESCO's experiment in virtual networking between schools of librarianship and information sciences. New review of information networking [online], 3(1), pages 185-201. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13614579709516907

This paper examines the origins and activities of SLISNET - an international network of Schools of Librarianship and Information Sciences, established by UNESCO in 1995 as an experiment in collaboration across the Internet. SLISNET has a Web site, a... Read More about SLISNET: UNESCO's experiment in virtual networking between schools of librarianship and information sciences..

Staff development in international technical cooperation programmes: the case of the TEMPUS joint European project 'LISTEN'. (1997)
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JOHNSON, I.M. 1997. Staff development in international technical cooperation programmes: the case of the TEMPUS joint European project 'LISTEN'. Information development [online], 13(4), pages 197-202. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0266666974238753

Explains the relationship between the purposes of staff development in schools of librarianship and information studies, and of international technical cooperation projects such as those supported by the European Commission's TEMPUS programme. Links... Read More about Staff development in international technical cooperation programmes: the case of the TEMPUS joint European project 'LISTEN'..

Corporate governance, performance and take-overs: an empirical analysis of UK mergers. (1997)
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WEIR, C. 1997. Corporate governance, performance and take-overs: an empirical analysis of UK mergers. Applied economics [online], 29(11), pages 1465-1475. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/000368497326291

This paper analyses the relationship between the probability of being acquired, firm performance and governance structures. The acquired firms were all fully quoted on the London Stock Exchange and the acquisitions took place between 1990 and 1993. T... Read More about Corporate governance, performance and take-overs: an empirical analysis of UK mergers..

The effect of air film thermal resistance on the behaviour of dynamic insulation. (1997)
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TAYLOR, B. J. and IMBABI, M. S. 1997. The effect of air film thermal resistance on the behaviour of dynamic insulation. Building and environment [online], 32(5), pages 397-404. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0360-1323(97)00012-7

The authors' previous analysis of dynamic insulation is extended to include the inner and outer air film resistances with the objective of modelling the variation in surface temperature with airflow. The boundary condition that comes closest to predi... Read More about The effect of air film thermal resistance on the behaviour of dynamic insulation..

The pattern of provision of European Union information in France and the United Kingdom: a comparative study of services. (1997)
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MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G., PARKER, S. and DAVIES, S. 1997. The pattern of provision of European Union information in France and the United Kingdom: a comparative study of services. Library management [online], 18(5), pages 243-252. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/01435129710176751

Compares the selective European information services in France and the UK, stating that whereas France gathers information from official documentation and its representations in the EC in Paris and Marseille, the UK got its European information from... Read More about The pattern of provision of European Union information in France and the United Kingdom: a comparative study of services..

European Union information: an investigation of need amongst public library users in three Scottish authorities. (1997)
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MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1997. European Union information: an investigation of need amongst public library users in three Scottish authorities. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], 29(2), pages 69-76. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/096100069702900202

This article reports the results of a study funded by the British Library, undertaken by the School of Information and Media, Robert Gordon University with the help of three public libraries services (Aberdeen, Glasgow and Moray). The study aimed to... Read More about European Union information: an investigation of need amongst public library users in three Scottish authorities..

Peering into the mist and struggling through it: the education and training of the future information professional. (1997)
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JOHNSON, I.M. 1997. Peering into the mist and struggling through it: the education and training of the future information professional. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], 29(1), pages 3-7. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/096100069702900101

Article prompted by an editorial published in Education for Information, 14, (2) July 1996, 83-4. Outlines some of the responses being made by library schools to changes affecting the library and information science (LIS) profession, including: chang... Read More about Peering into the mist and struggling through it: the education and training of the future information professional..

Destruction of cyanobacterial toxins by semiconductor photocatalysis. (1997)
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ROBERTSON, P.K.J., LAWTON, L.A., M√úNCH, B. and ROUZADE, J. 1997. Destruction of cyanobacterial toxins by semiconductor photocatalysis. Chemical communications [online], 4, pages 393-394. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1039/A607965B

The rapid destruction of microcystin, a cyanobacterial toxin, using a titanium dioxide photocatalyst is observed; the process is extremely efficient with high concentrations of toxin completely undetectable within 10-40 min, depending on the initial... Read More about Destruction of cyanobacterial toxins by semiconductor photocatalysis..

Matching services to needs in the health care of elderly people. (1997)
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SPICKER, P. and HANSLIP, J. 1997. Matching services to needs in the health care of elderly people. Health services management research, 10(1-2), pages 113-120. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/095148489701000112

This paper is based on the results of a postal enquiry to health care professionals working in the care of elderly people in a Scottish Health Board. Responses fall into three main categories. The first refers to issues of process, where lack of info... Read More about Matching services to needs in the health care of elderly people..

The provision of European information by public libraries in the UK. (1997)
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MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and PARKER, S. 1997. The provision of European information by public libraries in the UK. Library management [online], 18(1), pages 7-41. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/01435129710157725

Describes a British Library Research and Innovation Centre-funded project to investigate the provision of European information in public libraries in the UK, via the establishment of the Public Information Relay (PIR), a European Commission initiativ... Read More about The provision of European information by public libraries in the UK..