Explore our research

Date


Download Available

63 results

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...

Computopia Revisited: Yoneji Masuda’s Realistic Utopianism

Journal Article
Duff, A., & Ito, Y. (2020)
Computopia Revisited: Yoneji Masuda’s Realistic Utopianism. Keio communication review, 42(3), 53-74
Utopianism has always had a bad press. The whole genre, not least classics such as Thomas More’s Utopia (More, 1516), Robert Owen’s New View of Society (Owen, 1813), and Willi...

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...

Exploring Information Literacy Through the Lens of Activity Theory

Conference Proceeding
Hall, H., Cruickshank, P., & Ryan, B. (2018)
Exploring Information Literacy Through the Lens of Activity Theory. In Communications in Computer and Information Science; Information Literacy in the Workplace, (803-812). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-74334-9_81
Activity Theory (AT) is presented as a framework for explaining Information Literacy (IL) as a technologically mediated social practice. This is achieved in the context of a s...

New modes of information behavior emerging from the social web

Journal Article
Wid én-Wulff, G., Huvila, I., Hall, H., Nivakoski, O., Kronqvist-Berg, M., & Francke, H. (2009)
New modes of information behavior emerging from the social web. Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 46(1), 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1002/meet.2009.145046018
Engaging in interactive and social events on the Web has become very common practice. Activities such as blogging, posting web pages, instant messaging, engaging in e-commerce...

Getting real about social media

Presentation / Conference
Hall, H. (2010, October)
Getting real about social media. Presented at Internet Librarian International
Keynote presentation. Presentation slides can be found on slideshare -https://www.slideshare.net/HazelHall/getting-real-about-social-media-15918378

Information literacy for democratic engagement (IL-DEM)

Report
Hall, H., Cruickshank, P., & Ryan, B. (2017)
Information literacy for democratic engagement (IL-DEM). Scotland: Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals
Between October and December 2016 a team from the Centre for Social Informatics at Edinburgh Napier University investigated the information practices of community councillors ...