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Texts at work: some thoughts on "Just for You" service in the context of domain expertise.

Journal Article
Davenport, E. & Cronin, B. (1997)
Texts at work: some thoughts on "Just for You" service in the context of domain expertise. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science. 39, 1-12. ISSN 0748-5786
The authors review a number of approaches to "just for you" service. They suggest that this concept offers opportunities for library and information science (LIS) programs to ...

When is bigger better? The effects of group size on the evolution of helping behaviours: Effects of group size on evolution of helping

Journal Article
Powers, S. T., & Lehmann, L. (2017)
When is bigger better? The effects of group size on the evolution of helping behaviours: Effects of group size on evolution of helping. Biological Reviews, 92(2), 902-920. https://doi.org/10.1111/brv.12260
Understanding the evolution of sociality in humans and other species requires understanding how selection on social behaviour varies with group size. However, the effects of g...

When amateurs do the job of a professional, the result is smart grids secured by dumb crypto.

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Buchanan, W. J. (2015)
When amateurs do the job of a professional, the result is smart grids secured by dumb crypto
Security relies upon good programming and correct adherence to well-designed standards. If the standards are sloppy, then security has been compromised from the outset. Smart ...

Can Pay, Should Pay? Comparing employer and student outcomes of paid and unpaid work opportunities

Presentation / Conference
Smith, C. F., Smith, S., & Irving, C. (2013, April)
Can Pay, Should Pay? Comparing employer and student outcomes of paid and unpaid work opportunities. Paper presented at HEA STEM Conference, Birmingham, UK
In a time of high youth unemployment, when relevant work experience is often cited as the most important factor in finding a graduate job, computing students are being advised...

Better out than in? Issues and implications of outsourced research and information services for business information professionals.

Journal Article
Goody, M., & Hall, H. (2007)
Better out than in? Issues and implications of outsourced research and information services for business information professionals. Business Information Review, 25(1), 36-42. https://doi.org/10.1177/0266382107075927
The term “outsourcing” represents a number of activities related to the delegation of work from one unit to a third party. There are different “flavours” of outsourcing: the u...

Research directions in data wrangling: Visualizations and transformations for usable and credible data

Journal Article
Kandel, S., Heer, J., Plaisant, C., Kennedy, J., Ham, F. V., Riche, N. H., …Buono, P. (2011)
Research directions in data wrangling: Visualizations and transformations for usable and credible data. Information Visualization, Octobe, 271-288. https://doi.org/10.1177/1473871611415994
In spite of advances in technologies for working with data, analysts still spend an inordinate amount of time diagnosing data quality issues and manipulating data into a usabl...

The Perceptions of Postgraduate International Students of Examinations

Journal Article
Cruickshank, P. (2016)
The Perceptions of Postgraduate International Students of Examinations. Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice, 4(3), https://doi.org/10.14297/jpaap.v4i3.200
The increasing internationalisation of higher education means that many students in the UK are not native English speakers, possibly putting them at a disadvantage in an exami...

A comparative study of in-band and out-of-band VOIP protocols in layer 3 and layer 2.5 environments

Thesis
Pallis, G. (2010)
A comparative study of in-band and out-of-band VOIP protocols in layer 3 and layer 2.5 environments. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/4005
For more than a century the classic circuit-switched telephony in the form of PSTN (Public Service Telephone Network) has dominated the world of phone communications (Varshney...

Towards an account of intuitiveness

Journal Article
Turner, P. (2008)
Towards an account of intuitiveness. Behaviour and Information Technology, 27, 475-482. https://doi.org/10.1080/01449290701292330
Intuitive systems are usable systems. Design guidelines advocate intuitiveness and vendors claim it - but what does it mean for a user interface, interactive system, or device...

Realising the value of RiLIES: the research in librarianship impact evaluation study

Presentation / Conference
Cruickshank, P., Hall, H. & Taylor-Smith, E. (2012, May)
Realising the value of RiLIES: the research in librarianship impact evaluation study. Paper presented at 4th International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, Limerick, Republic of Ireland
In 2011 researchers at Edinburgh Napier University, supported by the UK Library and Information Science Research Coalition, investigated the extent to which funded research pr...

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