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SLISNET: UNESCO's experiment in virtual networking between schools of librarianship and information sciences. (1997)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
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 Commissions TEMPUS programme. Links t... Read More about Staff development in international technical cooperation programmes: the case of the TEMPUS joint European project 'LISTEN'..

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..

Citizenship information and public libraries. (1997)
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MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1997. Citizenship information and public libraries. Public library journal, 12(4), pages 73-77.

This article examines the development of the concept of citizenship information within the UK, with a particular focus on the role played by public libraries.

Peering into the mist and struggling through it: the education and training of the future information professional. (1997)
Journal Article
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..

The provision of European information by public libraries in the UK. (1997)
Journal Article
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..