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Teaching the entrepreneurial art. (1999)
Report
ANDERSON, A.R. and JACK, S.L. 1999. Teaching the entrepreneurial art. In: D. S. EVANS, ed. International Dimensions of Teaching Entrepreneurship. Paris: ESCEM. pp. 84-105.

Entrepreneurship is increasingly recognised as being vital to the regeneration and development of our economies. With the advent of the so-called “Enterprise Culture” (Keats and Abercrombie 1991), there has been widespread acceptance that entrepreneu... Read More

The information needs of United Kingdom Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). (1999)
Journal Article
MARCELLA, R., CARCARY, I. and BAXTER, G. 1999. The information needs of United Kingdom Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). Library management [online], 20(3), pages 168-178. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/01435129910259667

Investigates attitudes amongst decision makers in the European Parliament to the role of information in their work, and their ability to identify, access and evaluate that information most relevant to their needs. Aims to elicit data regarding levels... Read More

Provocation and non-violent homosexual advances. (1999)
Journal Article
OLIVER, S. 1999. Provocation and non-violent homosexual advances. Journal of criminal law, 63(6), pages 586-592.

Some controversial areas of provocation have been developed to a significant extent in foreign jurisdictions before migrating to England and Scotland. The most obvious example is that of the ˜battered women defence which modifies a crucial aspect of... Read More

Catching the tide: environmental pressures for an emphasis on management in the library and information sciences curriculum. (1999)
Journal Article
JOHNSON, I.M. 2007. Catching the tide: environmental pressures for an emphasis on management in the library and information sciences curriculum. Library management [online], 20(6), pages 317-332. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/01435129910280357

This paper considers the impact of the emerging ˜Information Society on the education and development of information professionals, particularly in the area of management. It identifies those features of the ˜Information Society which are significant... Read More

Management development for libraries and information services in Latin America and the Caribbean. (1999)
Journal Article
JOHNSON, I.M. 1999. Management development for libraries and information services in Latin America and the Caribbean. International information and library review [online], 31(4), pages 225-244. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1006/iilr.2000.0121

This paper reflects on the outcomes of a project undertaken in 1997/98, and examines issues relating to the development of the managerial expertise that underpins the library and information services in Latin America and the Caribbean. It reviews the... Read More

36 units. (1999)
Physical Artefact
DUNBAR, L. 1999. 36 units. [Prints].

36 Units was a set of intaglio prints constructed from over 200 plates. The work was exhibited at the following galleries between 1999 and 2000: Jewett Arts Centre, Boston; Kansas State University Gallery, Manhattan; Compass Gallery, Glasgow; Peacock... Read More

Citizenship information: a national survey of the citizenship information needs of the general public. (1999)
Book Chapter
MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1999. Citizenship information: a national survey of the citizenship information needs of the general public. In: Bohme, S. and Spiller, D. (eds.) Perspectives of public library use 2: a compendium of survey information. Loughborough: Library and Information Statistics Unit (LISU) [online], pages 231-236. Available from: https://www.lboro.ac.uk...isu/downloads/PPLU2.pdf

This interim report (written in 1997, published in 1999) provides some of the key findings of the first stage of a research project, funded by the British Library Research and Innovation Centre, which investigated the citizenship information needs of... Read More

Citizenship information. (1999)
Report
MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1999. Citizenship information. British library research and innovation report number 173. London: British library.

Citizenship information is information produced by or about national and local government, government departments and public sector organisations which may be of value to the citizen either as part of everyday life or in the participation by the citi... Read More

Raman spectroscopy of laser irradiated titanium dioxide. (1999)
Conference Proceeding
LEE, S.-K., RICE, J.H., AL-OBAIDI, A.H.R., ROBERTSON, P.K.J. and MCSTAY, D. 1999. Raman spectroscopy of laser irradiated titanium dioxide. In White, N. and Augousti, A.T. (eds.) Sensors and their applications X: proceedings of the 10th Conference on sensors and their applications, 5-8 September 1999, Cardiff, UK. Bristol: IOP Publishing, pages 293-298.

Raman spectroscopy is applied to investigate the effect of exposure to high power laser radiation on the crystalline phases of TiO2. Measurement of the changes in the Raman spectra of TiO2 with exposure to laser radiation was reported. This has prove... Read More

The application of surface second harmonic sensor to probe laser induced modification of titanium dioxide. (1999)
Conference Proceeding
LEE, S.-K., VRILLET, G., AL-OBAIDI, A.H.R., ROBERTSON, P.K.J. and MCSTAY, D. 1999. The application of surface second harmonic sensor to probe laser induced modification of titanium dioxide. In White, N. and Augousti, A.T. (eds.) Sensors and their applications X: proceedings of the 10th Conference on sensors and their applications, 5-8 September 1999, Cardiff, UK. Bristol: IOP Publishing, pages 37-41.

The effects of high power pulsed laser light on a TiO2 photocatalyst have been investigated using a surface second harmonic generation (SSHG) sensor. When TiO2 is irradiated with a laser at 355mm a visible change in colour from white to dark blue cry... Read More

The use of carbon and gold electrodes in anodic stripping voltammetric heavy metal sensors. (1999)
Conference Proceeding
BONSEN, E.M., ROBERTSON, P.K.J., MCSTAY, D., POLLARD, P., BACKES, M. and SHAW, J. 1999. The use of carbon and gold electrodes in anodic stripping voltammetric heavy metal sensors. In White, N. and Augousti, A.T. (eds.) Sensors and their applications X: proceedings of the 10th Conference on sensors and their applications, 5-8 September 1999, Cardiff, UK. Bristol: IOP Publishing, pages 83-88.

The use of anodic stripping voltammetry (ASV)has been proven in the past to be a precise and sensitive analytical method with an excellent limit of detection. Electrochemical sensors could help to avoid expensive and time consuming procedures as samp... Read More

Recent changes in the evidential requirements in indirect sex and race discrimination cases. (1999)
Journal Article
MIDDLEMISS, S. and DOWNIE, M. 2009. Recent changes in the evidential requirements in indirect sex and race discrimination cases. International journal of law and management [online], 51(6), pages 367-373. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/17542430911005909

Purpose “ The purpose of this paper is to critically analyse the impact of recent case law on the various evidential requirements in the area of indirect sex and indirect race discrimination in employment. It is intended to distil from the case law a... Read More

Marketing landscapes: the social context. (1999)
Journal Article
ANDERSON, A.R. and MCAULEY, A. 1999. Marketing landscapes: the social context. Qualitative market research: an international journal [online], 2(3), pages 176-188. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/13522759910291680

Explores the relationship between marketing theory and marketing activity within the context of rural entrepreneurship. The key to unlocking our understanding the dynamics of this relationship was to use a number of qualitative techniques including p... Read More

Bioregions and future state visioning: a visually integrative approach to the presentation of information for environmental policy and management. (1999)
Thesis
BALL, J. 1999. Bioregions and future state visioning: a visually integrative approach to the presentation of information for environmental policy and management. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This thesis explores the comparatively new philosophy of bioregionalism to see what it might have to offer the environmental management process. The foundations of bioregional philosophy stretch back into the early part of last century with roots in... Read More

Dynamic insulation in multistorey buildings. (1999)
Journal Article
TAYLOR, B.J. and IMBABI, M.S. 1999. Dynamic insulation in multistorey buildings. Building services engineering research and technology [online], 20(4), pages 179-184. Available from : https://doi.org/10.1177/014362449902000403

Dynamic insulation permits the movement of air and moisture through the external walls of a building to reduce heat loss and achieve high indoor air quality. The present paper details a pilot study carried out to examine the influence of fire safety... Read More

Knowledge modelling for a generic refinement framework. (1999)
Journal Article
BOSWELL, R. and CRAW, S. 1999. Knowledge modelling for a generic refinement framework. Knowledge-based systems [online], 12(5-6), pages 317-325. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0950-7051(99)00018-0

Refinement tools assist with debugging the knowledge-based system (KBS), thus easing the well-known knowledge acquisition bottleneck, and the more recently recognised maintenance overhead. The existing refinement tools were developed for specific rul... Read More

Pharmacist input into patients' self-reporting of adverse drug reactions. (1999)
Thesis
JARERNSIRIPORNKUL, N. 1999. Pharmacist input into patients' self-reporting of adverse drug reactions. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Adverse drug reactions (ADRs) are common and should be reported to the CSM, particularly for newly marketed drugs. There is under-reporting of ADRs by doctors. Involving the patient in self-reporting, particularly when initiated by pharmacists is fea... Read More

Representing problem-solving for knowledge refinement. (1999)
Conference Proceeding
CRAW, S. and BOSWELL, R. 1999. Representing problem-solving for knowledge refinement. In Proceedings of the 16th American Association for Artificial Intelligence national conference on artificial intelligence (AAAI-99), co-located with the 11th Annual conference on innovative applications of artificial intelligence (IAAI-99), 18-22 July 1999, Orlando, USA. Palo Alto: AAAI Press, pages 227-234.

Knowledge refinement tools seek to correct faulty knowledge based systems (KBSs) by identifying and repairing potentially faulty rules. The goal of the KrustWorks project is to provide a source of refinement components from which specialised refineme... Read More

Corporate information security management. (1999)
Journal Article
MITCHELL, R.C., MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1999. Corporate information security management. New library world [online], 100(5), pages 213-227. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/03074809910285888

To ensure business continuity the security of corporate information is extremely important. Previous studies have shown that corporate information is vulnerable to security attacks. Companies are losing money through security breaches. This paper des... Read More

Fundamental properties of aboutness. (1999)
Presentation / Conference
BRUZA, P., SONG, D. and WONG, K.-F. 1999. Fundamental properties of aboutness. In Proceedings of the 22nd Annual international Association of Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval (ACM SIGIR) conference on research and development in information retrieval (SIGIR'99), 15-19 August 1999, Berkeley, USA. New York: ACM [online], pages 277-278. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/312624.312696

Published in: Proceeding SIGIR '99 Proceedings of the 22nd annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval Pages 277-278