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Impact of school library services on achievement and learning in primary schools: Critical literature review of the impact of school library provision on achievement and learning in primary level students. (2002)
Report
WILLIAMS, D., COLE, L. and WAVELL, C. 2002. Impact of school library services on achievement and learning in primary schools: Critical literature review of the impact of school library provision on achievement and learning in primary level students. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

This critical literature review examines research linking educational attainment and school library use at primary level, and complements a review examining the links between educational achievement and school library provision at secondary level, co... Read More about Impact of school library services on achievement and learning in primary schools: Critical literature review of the impact of school library provision on achievement and learning in primary level students..

Proto-bibliophiles amongst the English aristocracy, 1500-1700. (2002)
Journal Article
REID, P.H. 2002. Proto-bibliophiles amongst the English aristocracy, 1500-1700. Library history [online], 18(1), pages 25-38. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1179/lib.2002.18.1.25

The idea of aristocratic book collecting in Great Britain tends to conjure up images of great bibliophiles like Sunderland, Roxburghe and Spencer or of the benign neglect of country house libraries. Yet the origins of aristocratic bibliophilia - whic... Read More about Proto-bibliophiles amongst the English aristocracy, 1500-1700..

Video telephony for the deaf: analysis and development of an optimised video compression product. (2002)
Conference Proceeding
MUIR, L.J. and RICHARDSON, I.E.G. 2002. Video telephony for the deaf: analysis and development of an optimised video compression product. In Proceedings of the 10th Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) international conference on multimedia (MM'02), 1-6 December 2002, Juan-les-Pins, France. New York: ACM [online], pages 650-652. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/641007.641137

The multimedia capability of video telephony and video conferencing systems has many applications and benefits. This paper describes research and development that aims to optimise video compression systems for a specific application - personal commun... Read More about Video telephony for the deaf: analysis and development of an optimised video compression product..

The appearance of women's politics in the correspondence pages of Aberdeen newspapers, 1900-1914. (2002)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. 2002. The appearance of women's politics in the correspondence pages of Aberdeen newspapers, 1900-1914. Women's history review [online], 11(4), pages 657-673. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/09612020200200343

A newspapers ˜Letters to the Editor column represents its readership in an unique way and can provide a useful ˜thermometer with which to measure the extent of critical debate and discussion a particular issue generated in a locality. In this article... Read More about The appearance of women's politics in the correspondence pages of Aberdeen newspapers, 1900-1914..

Information and library studies on a virtual campus. (2002)
Conference Proceeding
MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 2002. Information and library studies on a virtual campus. In Ashcroft, L. (ed.) Continuity, culture, competition: the future of library and information studies education? Proceedings of the 4th British-Nordic conference on library and information studies, 21-23 March 2001, Dublin, Ireland. Bradford: MCB UP, pages 161-170.

In September 2000, the School of Information and Media at the Robert Gordon University (RGU) in Aberdeen began delivery of its Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip)/Master of Science (MSc) course in Information and Library Studies on an online, distance learn... Read More about Information and library studies on a virtual campus..

Impact evaluation of museums, archives and libraries: available evidence project. (2002)
Report
WAVELL, C., BAXTER, G., JOHNSON, I. and WILLIAMS, D. 2002. Impact evaluation of museums, archives and libraries: available evidence project. A report for Resource: the Council for Museums, Archives and Libraries. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University [online]. Available from: https://www.rgu.ac.uk/4...A-11E1-BF5B000d609cb064

This report provides a critical overview of impact evaluation in the museums, archives and libraries sector. The study, funded by Resource: The Council for Museums, Archives and Libraries, consisted largely of a review of the literature published dur... Read More about Impact evaluation of museums, archives and libraries: available evidence project..

Within their sphere? Women correspondents to Aberdeen daily newspapers 1900-1914. (2002)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. 2002. Within their sphere? Women correspondents to Aberdeen daily newspapers 1900-1914. Northern Scotland [online], 22(1), pages 159-166. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3366/nor.2002.0010

On 13 May 1911 Marian S Farquharson, of Haughton wrote a letter to the Aberdeen Free Press criticising Aberdeenshire council’s proposed restrictions on the speed of motorcars. As a car owner herself, Mrs Farquharson felt that ‘a motor going at 20 mil... Read More about Within their sphere? Women correspondents to Aberdeen daily newspapers 1900-1914..

A surfeit of socks? (2002)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. 2002. A surfeit of socks? The impact of the First World War on women correspondents to daily newspapers. Journal of Scottish historical studies [online], 22(1), pages 50-72. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3366/jshs.2002.22.1.50

This article is based on such material and shows how the predominant subject matter for ladies’ letters during the war years was that of voluntary fundraising for the many charities and associations connected with the war. Such charities were often s... Read More about A surfeit of socks?.

Theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of information need in the context of the impact of new information and communications technologies on the communication of parliamentary information. (2002)
Journal Article
MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and MOORE, N. 2002. Theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of information need in the context of the impact of new information and communications technologies on the communication of parliamentary information. Journal of documentation [online], 58(2), pages 185-210. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/00220410210425458

This paper discusses critically the theoretical and methodological background to an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) research project designed to investigate the impact of Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) on the communica... Read More about Theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of information need in the context of the impact of new information and communications technologies on the communication of parliamentary information..

Andrew Carnegie: a model for PFI? (2002)
Other
JOHNSON, I., REID, P. and BAXTER, G. 2002. Andrew Carnegie: a model for PFI? Library association record, 104(3), pages 175-176.

The generosity of Carnegie is truly something to celebrate and where better than in the country of his birth. To celebrate that the 68th IFLA conference was to take place in Scotland and devoting part of its programe to the great benefactor the autho... Read More about Andrew Carnegie: a model for PFI?.

The impact of new technology on the communication of parliamentary information. (2002)
Report
MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and MOORE, N. 2002. The impact of new technology on the communication of parliamentary information. Swindon: ESRC [online]. Available from: http://www.researchcata...-4d3d-a4f4-b30aed2229d9

This report details the results of a pilot study, funded by the ESRC, to test the application of a new data collection tool - an interactive, electronically-assisted interview delivered in a roadshow environment - in the context of the public's need... Read More about The impact of new technology on the communication of parliamentary information..


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