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The Mitterand Library in context: the Bibliothèque Nationale de France and library provision in France. (1998)
Journal Article
DAVIES, S.C. and JOHNSON, I.M. 1998. The Mitterand Library in context: the Bibliothèque Nationale de France and library provision in France. Libri [online], 48(4), pages 187-211. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1515/libr.1998.48.4.187

On 17 December 1996, President Chirac inaugurated a public reference library situated in the largest, costliest and most debated building erected in Paris in modern times. This building is part of a wider project, launched in 1988 by the late Preside... Read More about The Mitterand Library in context: the Bibliothèque Nationale de France and library provision in France..

Rural citizens' information needs: a survey undertaken on behalf of the Shetland Islands Citizens Advice Bureau. (1998)
Journal Article
BEER, S.F., MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1998. Rural citizens' information needs: a survey undertaken on behalf of the Shetland Islands Citizens Advice Bureau. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], 30(4), pages 223-240. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/096100069803000403

Reports results of a study of the rural information needs in the Shetland Islands areas aimed at gaining a greater understanding of the operation of the Shetland Islands Citizens Advice Bureau (SICAB). The objectives were: to analyse the operation of... Read More about Rural citizens' information needs: a survey undertaken on behalf of the Shetland Islands Citizens Advice Bureau..

The citizenship information needs of the UK public: the quest for representativeness in methodological approach. (1998)
Conference Proceeding
MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1998. The citizenship information needs of the UK public: the quest for representativeness in methodological approach. In Wilson, T.D. and Allen, D.K. (eds.) Exploring the contexts of information behaviour: proceedings of the 2nd International conference on research in information needs, seeking and use in different contexts (ISIC 1998), 13-15 August 1998, Sheffield, UK. London: Taylor Graham, pages 304-320. Available from: http://www.informationr.net/isic/ISIC1998/98_Marcella.pdf

The aims of the Citizenship Information project were to measure demand for citizenship information and establish the nature of information need exhibited by users. The objectives of the project were to: 1.define and describe citizenship information 2... Read More about The citizenship information needs of the UK public: the quest for representativeness in methodological approach..

UNESCO and human resource development for the 'Information Society'. (1998)
Journal Article
JOHNSON, I.M. 1998. UNESCO and human resource development for the 'Information Society'. Education for information [online], 16(3), pages 237-242. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3233/EFI-1998-16304

The emergence of the ‘Information Society’ appears to present a unique opportunity for libraries and information services to assert a new and more significant position for themselves in society. However, to be well equipped to seize these opportuniti... Read More about UNESCO and human resource development for the 'Information Society'..

Challenges in developing professionals for the 'information society': and some responses by the British schools of librarianship and information studies. (1998)
Journal Article
JOHNSON, I.M. 1998. Challenges in developing professionals for the 'information society': and some responses by the British schools of librarianship and information studies. Library review [online], 47(3), pages 52-59. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/00242539810209122

This paper identifies six major challenges facing the information profession as the 'Information Society' emerges: assisting users to deal with information overload; the high level of technical skills required to manage the new Information and Commun... Read More about Challenges in developing professionals for the 'information society': and some responses by the British schools of librarianship and information studies..

Where, when, why: academic authorship in the UK. (1998)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. 1998. Where, when, why: academic authorship in the UK. Journal of scholarly publishing, 29(3), pages 154-166.

This article offers a snapshot of the status of and pressures on the academic author in the UK at the end of the twentieth century. The Research Assessment Exercise of 1996 and the Report of the Inquiry into Higher Education, published in July 1997,... Read More about Where, when, why: academic authorship in the UK..

A career progression survey of graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Information Analysis. (1998)
Journal Article
MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1998. A career progression survey of graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Information Analysis. Education for information [online], 16(2), pages 107-130. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3233/EFI-1998-16202

This paper describes the results of a survey of graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Information Analysis at the School of Information and Media, the Robert Gordon University. The survey was carried out by means of a postal questionnaire to a... Read More about A career progression survey of graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Information Analysis..

Citizenship information, electronic government. (1998)
Other
MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1998. Citizenship information, electronic government. Information UK outlooks, 31, pages 1-22.

This paper summarises the results of the Citizenship Information national survey of information needs and information seeking behaviour of the UK general public. The project was funded by the BLR&IC and comprised a survey by questionnaire covering al... Read More about Citizenship information, electronic government..