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Borrowed theory: applying exchange theories in information science research.

Journal Article
Hall, H. (2003)
Borrowed theory: applying exchange theories in information science research. Library and Information Science Research, 25(3), 287-306. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0740-8188%2803%2900031-8
This article discusses the applicability of “borrowing” theory originally developed in other disciplines to information science research, and, in particular, the analytical co...

Information literacy in employability training: The experience of Inverclyde Libraries.

Journal Article
Crawford, J., & Irving, C. (2012)
Information literacy in employability training: The experience of Inverclyde Libraries. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, 44, 79-89. https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000611436096
The study is an evaluation of an employability training programme provided by Inverclyde Libraries in West Central Scotland and the role of information literacy within the tra...

Instant messaging: using log files to identify patterns of interaction in group of teenage users.

Conference Proceeding
Davison, B., & Buckner, K. (2005)
Instant messaging: using log files to identify patterns of interaction in group of teenage users. In A. Sloane (Ed.), Home-oriented informatics and telematics : proceedings of the IFIP WG 9.3 HOIT2005 conference. , (277-290). https://doi.org/10.1007/11402985_20
This paper presents preliminary findings on teenagers’ use of instant messaging (IM) as an example of an Internet technology. The results are quantitative, being drawn from th...

Improving access to Library and Information Science research: maximizing its relevance and impact to practitioners

Journal Article
Hall, H., Irving, C., & Cruickshank, P. (2012)
Improving access to Library and Information Science research: maximizing its relevance and impact to practitioners. Business Information Review, 29(4), 224-230. https://doi.org/10.1177/0266382112470413
Between 2009 and 2012 there was considerable investment in three UK projects related to library and information science (LIS) research: (1) the Library and Information Science...

From triviality to business tool: the case of Twitter in library and information services delivery.

Journal Article
Loudon, L., & Hall, H. (2010)
From triviality to business tool: the case of Twitter in library and information services delivery. Business Information Review, 27(4), 236-241. https://doi.org/10.1177/0266382110390480
This article evaluates microblogging in general, and Twitter in particular, as a professional tool in library and information services provision. It draws on the findings of a...

Exploratory information searching in the enterprise: A study of user satisfaction and task performance

Journal Article
Cleverley, P. H., Burnett, S., & Muir, L. (2016)
Exploratory information searching in the enterprise: A study of user satisfaction and task performance. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 68(1), (77-96). ISSN 2330-1643
No prior research has been identified which investigates the causal factors for workplace exploratory search task performance. The impact of user, task and environmental facto...

Facets of DREaM: a social network analysis exploring network development in the UK LIS research community.

Journal Article
Cooke, L., & Hall, H. (2013)
Facets of DREaM: a social network analysis exploring network development in the UK LIS research community. Journal of Documentation, 69(6), 786-806. https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-09-2012-0124
Purpose: This paper reviews the value of Social Network Analysis (SNA) as a method appropriate to LIS research. SNA is used to investigate the effectiveness of a framework of ...

The rationale for the DREaM: Developing Research Excellence and Methods Project

Journal Article
Hall, H., Kenna, S., & Oppenheim, C. (2011)
The rationale for the DREaM: Developing Research Excellence and Methods Project. Library and information research, 35(110), 43-49
The article describes the background to the development of the DREaM project, which is aimed at expanding the range of skills of UK-based researchers in the LIS field, and at ...

The right resources to support LIS research: findings from the RiLIES2 project poll

Journal Article
Cruickshank, P., Hall, H., & Irving, C. (2012)
The right resources to support LIS research: findings from the RiLIES2 project poll. Library and information research, 36(113), 24-31
In 2011 and 2012 the Library and Information Science Research Coalition supported two projects entitled Research in Librarianship Impact Evaluation Study (RiLIES1 and RiLIES2)...

New role realities: Avenues for extending the reach of information specialists

Journal Article
Hall, H., & Abell, A. (2006)
New role realities: Avenues for extending the reach of information specialists. Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 43(1), 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1002/meet.14504301267
As organizations have developed enterprise-wide electronic information environments, a diverse range of job roles has emerged at a variety of levels. Some of these roles are e...