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Towards a Definition of Metaskills

Journal Article
Stephen, K., Muir, L., & Hall, H. (2020)
Towards a Definition of Metaskills. Information Research, 25(4 (supplement)), https://doi.org/10.47989/irisic2010
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...

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...

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...

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...

Perception of Sign Language and its application to visual communications for deaf people.

Journal Article
Muir, L. J. & Richardson, I. E. G. (2005)
Perception of Sign Language and its application to visual communications for deaf people. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education. 10, 390-401. doi:10.1093/deafed/eni037. ISSN 1081-4159
Video communication systems for deaf people are limited in terms of quality and performance. Analysis of visual attention mechanisms for sign language may enable optimization ...