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What's in a name? The revealing use of noms de plume in women's correspondence to daily newspapers in Edwardian Scotland. (2004)
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PEDERSEN, S. 2004. What's in a name? The revealing use of noms de plume in women's correspondence to daily newspapers in Edwardian Scotland. Media history [online], 10(3), pages 175-185. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/1368880042000311537

In August 1912, a female correspondent calling herself ‘Fair Play’ wrote to the Aberdeen Free Press to remonstrate at the militant methods used by the Women’s Social and Political Union (the WSPU). She explained that she had chosen to use a pen name... Read More about What's in a name? The revealing use of noms de plume in women's correspondence to daily newspapers in Edwardian Scotland..

The application of 3D modelling techniques in built environment evaluation. (2004)
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LAING, R., DAVIES, A.-M., HARGREAVES, A. and SCOTT, S. 2004. The application of 3D modelling techniques in built environment evaluation. Studies in regional and urban planning, 10, pages 119-127.

This paper describes a series of methodologies for use in evaluation of the built environment. The use of virtual models within Architecture and Engineering is widespread at the design stage, but has to date been limited in terms of application and i... Read More about The application of 3D modelling techniques in built environment evaluation..

Developing indicators: issues in the use of quantitative data about poverty. (2004)
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SPICKER, P. 2004. Developing indicators: issues in the use of quantitative data about poverty. Policy and politics [online], 32(4), pages 431-440. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1332/0305573042009499

Indicators are often confused with measures. This article argues that precise measurement is often inappropriate in relation to complex, multidimensional issues such as poverty. A good indicator should be understood as a pointer, not a measure. It sh... Read More about Developing indicators: issues in the use of quantitative data about poverty..

An evaluation of an educational programme to prepare family health nurses. (2004)
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MACDUFF, C. and WEST, B.J.M. 2004. An evaluation of an educational programme to prepare family health nurses. Nurse education today [online], 24(7), pages 575-583. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2004.08.001

In 1998 the World Health Organisation (WHO) Europe proposed a new type of community based nurse called the family health nurse (FHN). Although it was initially envisaged that 18 European countries would take part in the development of the FHN role th... Read More about An evaluation of an educational programme to prepare family health nurses..

Relationships, marketing and small business: an exploration of links in theory and practice. (2004)
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ZONTANOS, G. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2004. Relationships, marketing and small business: an exploration of links in theory and practice. Qualitative market research: an international journal [online], 7(3), pages 228-236. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/13522750410540236

This paper explores the links between the theory and practices of marketing and small business. The review of the literature highlights the close association of the more advanced conceptualisations of marketing, especially relationship marketing, and... Read More about Relationships, marketing and small business: an exploration of links in theory and practice..

Rural rogues: a case story on the 'smokies' trade. (2004)
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SMITH, R. 2004. Rural rogues: a case story on the 'smokies' trade. International journal of entrepreneurial behavior and research [online], 10(4), pages 277-294. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/13552550410544231

Research into rural entrepreneurship continues to expand, albeit slowly. A common theme in the literature is the creation of value and its extraction from the environment. Rural entrepreneurship potentially covers a wide gamut of activity including t... Read More about Rural rogues: a case story on the 'smokies' trade..

Social barriers to peace: socialisation processes in the radicalisation of the Palestinian struggle. (2004)
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VERTIGANS, S. 2004. Social barriers to peace: socialisation processes in the radicalisation of the Palestinian struggle. Sociological research online [online], 9(3), pages 1-6. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5153/sro.967

Contemporary analysis of the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians tends to focus upon Islamic terrorism and Israeli state aggression. Representations and analysis are dominated by media images of terrorist/freedom fighters atrocities and mili... Read More about Social barriers to peace: socialisation processes in the radicalisation of the Palestinian struggle..

Cytochrome P450 CYP1B1 activity in renal cell carcinoma. (2004)
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MCFADYEN, M.C.E., MELVIN, W.T. and MURRAY, G.I. 2004. Cytochrome P450 CYP1B1 activity in renal cell carcinoma. British journal of cancer [online], 91, pages 966-971. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.bjc.6602053

Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is the most common malignancy of the kidney and has a poor prognosis due to its late presentation and resistance to current anticancer drugs. One mechanism of drug resistance, which is potentially amenable to therapeutic in... Read More about Cytochrome P450 CYP1B1 activity in renal cell carcinoma..

The development and promotion of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) within the UK. (2004)
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COPELAND, S. and PENMAN, A. 2004. The development and promotion of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) within the UK. New review of information networking [online], 10(1), pages 19-32. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13614570412331311978

An increasing number of universities are accepting and encouraging the submission of theses and dissertations in electronic format. Two hundred and three institutions are now members of the international 'Networked Digital Library of Theses and Disse... Read More about The development and promotion of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) within the UK..

Social structures and entrepreneurial networks: the strength of strong ties. (2004)
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JACK, S.L., DODD, S.D. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2004. Social structures and entrepreneurial networks: the strength of strong ties. International journal of entrepreneurship and innovation [online], 5(2), pages 107-120. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5367/000000004773863264

The entrepreneurial context provides a fertile arena for the study of networks. This qualitative study critically examines the nature, content and process of strong ties, which are found to fall into three categories: family, business contacts, and s... Read More about Social structures and entrepreneurial networks: the strength of strong ties..

The downsides of downsizing: communication processes and information needs in the aftermath of a workforce reduction strategy. (2004)
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TOURISH, D., PAULSEN, N., HOBMAN, E. and BORDIA, P. 2004. The downsides of downsizing: communication processes and information needs in the aftermath of a workforce reduction strategy. Management communication quarterly [online], 17(4), pages 485-516. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0893318903262241

This study explored the impact of downsizing on levels of uncertainty, coworker and management trust, and communicative effectiveness in a health care organization downsizing during a 2-year period from 660 staff to 350 staff members. Self-report dat... Read More about The downsides of downsizing: communication processes and information needs in the aftermath of a workforce reduction strategy..

Case-based reasoning for matching SMARTHOUSE technology to people's needs. (2004)
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WIRATUNGA, N., CRAW, TAYLOR, B. and DAVIS, G. 2004. Case-based reasoning for matching SMARTHOUSE technology to people's needs. Knowledge-based systems [online], 17 (2-4), pages 139-146. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.knosys.2004.03.009

SMARTHOUSE technology offers devices that help the elderly and people with disabilities to live independently in their homes. This paper presents our experiences from a pilot project applying case-based reasoning techniques to match the needs of the... Read More about Case-based reasoning for matching SMARTHOUSE technology to people's needs..

The use of the Internet by candidates as part of their campaign for election to the Scottish Parliament in 2003. (2004)
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MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and SMITH, S. 2004. The use of the Internet by candidates as part of their campaign for election to the Scottish Parliament in 2003. Journal of systemics, cybernetics and informatics [online], 2(2), pages 54-59. Available from: http://www.iiisci.org/Journal/SCI/FullText.asp?var=&id=P108958

This paper reports the preliminary results of a study which investigated the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) by political parties and individual candidates as part of their campaign for election to the Scottish Parliament. Tw... Read More about The use of the Internet by candidates as part of their campaign for election to the Scottish Parliament in 2003..

Abduction in semantic space: towards a logic of discovery. (2004)
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BRUZA, P., SONG, D. and MCARTHUR, R. 2004. Abduction in semantic space: towards a logic of discovery. Logic journal of the IGPL [online], 12(2), pages 97-109. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/jigpal/12.2.97

Diminishing awareness is a consequence of the information explosion: disciplines are becoming increasingly specialized; individuals are becoming ever more insular. This paper considers how awareness can be enhanced via abductive knowledge discovery t... Read More about Abduction in semantic space: towards a logic of discovery..

The truth and nothing but the truth? The legal liability of employers for employee references. (2004)
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MIDDLEMISS, S. 2004. The truth and nothing but the truth? The legal liability of employers for employee references. Industrial law journal [online], 33(1), pages 59-67. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/ilj/33.1.59

It is now widely recognised notwithstanding this ‘contemporary reality’ , that where the employer giving the reference fails to provide a fair or accurate reference, through malice, negligence or carelessness, he may face a legal action. This article... Read More about The truth and nothing but the truth? The legal liability of employers for employee references..

On-line monitoring of laser modification of titanium dioxide using optical surface second harmonic. (2004)
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VRILLET, G., LEE, S.K., McSTAY, D. and ROBERTSON, P.K.J. 2004. On-line monitoring of laser modification of titanium dioxide using optical surface second harmonic. Applied surface science [online], 222(1-4), pages 33-42. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2003.07.003

TiO2 photocatalysis is a promising technology for the destruction of organic pollutants in both waste and potable waters with the mineralisation of a wide range of compounds having been reported. TiO2 has many advantages over other semiconductors, it... Read More about On-line monitoring of laser modification of titanium dioxide using optical surface second harmonic..

Impact evaluation, professional practice and policy making. (2004)
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JOHNSON, I.M., WILLIAMS, D.A., WAVELL, C. and BAXTER, G. 2004. Impact evaluation, professional practice and policy making. New library world [online], 105(1/2), pages 33-46. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/03074800410515255

This paper examines the relationship between research into the evaluation of the impact of library and information services, policy making in the field, and professional practice and education. The paper first summarises the background to a recent cr... Read More about Impact evaluation, professional practice and policy making..

Knowledge auditing and mapping: a pragmatic approach. (2004)
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BURNETT, S., ILLINGWORTH, L. and WEBSTER, L. 2004. Knowledge auditing and mapping: a pragmatic approach. Knowledge and process management [online], 11(1), pages 25-37. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/kpm.194

Increasingly the knowledge and skills of employees are seen as valuable assets that may be utilised in order to gain competitive advantage at an organisational level. This paper seeks to describe the process, methods and resulting outcomes of a knowl... Read More about Knowledge auditing and mapping: a pragmatic approach..