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Towards a Definition of Metaskills

Presentation / Conference
Stephen, K., Muir, L., & Hall, H. (2020, September)
Towards a Definition of Metaskills. Poster presented at ISIC 2020: The Information Behaviour Conference, Pretoria, South Africa
Introduction: The term ‘metaskill’ has been used to mean a range of different types of information-based skill. This poster describes this variation in use across disciplines ...

The interaction between people, information and innovation: information literacy to underpin innovative work behaviour in a Finnish organisation

Journal Article
Middleton, L., Hall, H., Muir, L., & Raeside, R. (2019)
The interaction between people, information and innovation: information literacy to underpin innovative work behaviour in a Finnish organisation. Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 55(1), 367-376. https://doi.org/10.1002/pra2.2018.14505501040
Workplace learning and employee-led innovation are related. For example, mistakes made when learning may spur innovation. Investigated in this paper is the role of information...

Using Knowledge Organization Systems to automatically detect forward-looking sentiment in company reports to infer social phenomena.

Journal Article
Cleverley, P., & Muir, L. (2018)
Using Knowledge Organization Systems to automatically detect forward-looking sentiment in company reports to infer social phenomena. Knowledge Organization, 45(2), 152-169. https://doi.org/10.5771/0943-7444-2018-2-152
The study investigates whether existing Knowledge Organization Systems (KOS) for strong and hesitant forward-looking sentiment could be improved to detect social phenomena. Fi...

Visual perception of content-prioritised sign language video quality.

Conference Proceeding
Muir, L. J., Richardson, I. E. G., & Hamilton, K. (2005)
Visual perception of content-prioritised sign language video quality. In IEE International Conference on Visual Information Engineering (VIE 2005), 17-22. https://doi.org/10.1049/cp%3A20050065
Video communication systems currently provide poor quality and performance for deaf people using sign language, particularly at low bit rates. Our previous work, involving eye...

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...

Like an open book? Accessibility of e-book content for academic study in a diverse student population

Journal Article
Muir, L. J., Veale, T., & Nichol, A. (2009)
Like an open book? Accessibility of e-book content for academic study in a diverse student population. Library and information research, 33, 90-109
This paper reviews previous research on e-books and the information seeking behaviour of scholars. It presents the initial findings from an in-depth study of the behaviour and...

Content-prioritised video coding for British Sign Language communication

Thesis
Muir, L. J. Content-prioritised video coding for British Sign Language communication. (Thesis)
Robert Gordon University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/9351
Video communication of British Sign Language (BSL) is important for remote interpersonal communication and for the equal provision of services for deaf people. However, the us...

The case for a risk-assessed approach to organisational records management in the Oil and Gas sector

Journal Article
Muir, L. J., Cousins, F., & Laing, A. (2014)
The case for a risk-assessed approach to organisational records management in the Oil and Gas sector. Information Research, 19,
Introduction. Processes and practices for information management service delivery, including retention, retrieval and disposal of documents and records, are not easily quantif...

Video telephony for the deaf: analysis and development of an optimised video compression product.

Conference Proceeding
Muir, L. J., & Richardson, I. E. G. (2002)
Video telephony for the deaf: analysis and development of an optimised video compression product. In Proceedings of the tenth ACM international conference on Multimedia, 650-652. 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 opti...

Digi-Mapping: Unpacking meaning of place through Creative Technology

Presentation / Conference
Grandison, T., Flint, T., Jamieson, K., & Muir, L. (2020, August)
Digi-Mapping: Unpacking meaning of place through Creative Technology. Paper presented at ACHS 2020 FUTURES – Association of Critical Heritage Studies 5th Biennial Conference, University College London, UK
Personal meaning attached to space through digital media gives rise to contested narratives and reveals a polyvocality of place (Farman, 2018). Attributing meaning or ensoulme...