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Signing an e-petition as a transition from lurking to participation.

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Cruickshank, P., Edelmann, N., & Smith, C. F. (2009)
Signing an e-petition as a transition from lurking to participation. In J. Chappellet, O. Glassey, M. Janssen, A. Macintosh, J. Scholl, E. Tambouris, & M. Wimmer (Eds.), Electronic Government and Electronic Participation, 275-282. Trauner
As one form of online political participation, the e-petitioning is seen as a response to a perceived decline in public trust of political institutions and the associated sym...

Information.

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Duff, A. (2014)
Information. In The Encyclopedia of Political Thought, 1833-1835. Wiley-Blackwell. doi:10.1002/9781118474396.wbept0511
It is safe to say that information has not hitherto been a central concept of political philosophy. Apart from occasional flashes – from ancient Greek speculations on the poli...

Interactive digital television and the ‘new’ citizen.

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Webster, W., & Smith, C. F. (2005)
Interactive digital television and the ‘new’ citizen. In V. Bekkers, H. van Duivenboden, & M. Thaens (Eds.), Information and Communication Technology and Public Innovation: assessing the ICT-driven modernization of public administration, 121-137. IOS Press
This chapter presents a case study of the use of interactive digital television (iDTV) to deliver electronic public services in the UK. It reviews a number of innovative iDTV ...

Activity theory: another perspective on task analysis.

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Turner, P., & McEwan, T. (2003)
Activity theory: another perspective on task analysis. In D. Diaper, & N. Stanton (Eds.), The Handbook of Task Analysis for Human-Computer Interaction, 423-444. CRC
In this chapter, we introduce activity theory, describing its origins and its principal researchers and thinkers. We stress its descriptive power and its usefulness in definin...

Daniel Bell's theory of the information society.

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Duff, A. (2009)
Daniel Bell's theory of the information society. In B. Smart (Ed.), Post-Industrial Society, 201-232. Sage
Daniel Bell is recognised to be the foremost writer on the information society. The paper expounds his writings in detail, showing their development from the 1960s to the 1990...

Caught between real and virtual worlds.

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Turner, P., & Turner, S. (2000)
Caught between real and virtual worlds. In J. Bawa, P. Dorazio, & L. Trenner (Eds.), The Usability Business: Making the Web Work, 60-70. Springer-Verlag
This chapter describes how we, as HCI practitioners, contributed to the design of a collaborative virtual environment-based simulator. This simulator is to be used by senior m...

Personal networks in festival, event and creative communities: perceptions, connections and collaborations

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Jarman, D. (2018)
Personal networks in festival, event and creative communities: perceptions, connections and collaborations. In A. Jepson, & ‎. Clarke (Eds.), Advances in Events: Power, construction and meaning in communities, festivals and events, 65-89. Abingdon: Taylor & Francis (Routledge
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Distributed Discussion: An Integrated eParticipation Model for Engaging Young People in Technology Policy

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Taylor-Smith, E., Kimpeler, S., & Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt, P. (2011)
Distributed Discussion: An Integrated eParticipation Model for Engaging Young People in Technology Policy. In Y. Charalabidis, & S. Koussouris (Eds.), Empowering Open and Collaborative Governance, 181-197. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-27219-6_10
This chapter describes an eParticipation model, designed to be especially appropriate to young people and complex topics: distributed discussion. It draws on the experiences o...

Information literacy and lifelong learning: Policy issues, the workplace, health and public libraries.

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Crawford, J., & Irving, C. (2013)
Information literacy and lifelong learning: Policy issues, the workplace, health and public libraries. Chandos Publishing
Reviews the role of information literacy in developing employability skills, personal health management, and informal learning from a variety of areas including: information p...

Costing and pricing in the digital age: a practical guide for information services.

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Snyder, H., & Davenport, E. (1996)
Costing and pricing in the digital age: a practical guide for information services. Neal-Schuman Publishers
The take-up of electronic information services has been retarded as much by the novel aspects of the pricing and accounting of resources they represent as by fear of technolog...