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Is the public library included? An analysis of local government documentation on the integration of forced migrants in Scotland

Journal Article
Salzano, R., Hall, H., Webster, G., & Brazier, D. (in press)
Is the public library included? An analysis of local government documentation on the integration of forced migrants in Scotland. Information Research,
Introduction - Library and information science researchers identify public library roles in the integration of forced migrants into local communities. Here an analysis of form...

Investigating the ‘why’ rather than the ‘how’: current research priorities on the influence of culture on new-comer populations’ use of public libraries

Journal Article
Salzano, R., Hall, H., & Webster, G. (2020)
Investigating the ‘why’ rather than the ‘how’: current research priorities on the influence of culture on new-comer populations’ use of public libraries. Information Research, 25(4), https://doi.org/10.47989/irisic2032
Introduction - Library researchers are often concerned with the factors that affect individual use of public library resources. To date, culture as a determinant of public lib...

The relationship between culture and public library use: non-Western students in Scotland

Journal Article
Salzano, R., Hall, H., & Webster, G. (2020)
The relationship between culture and public library use: non-Western students in Scotland. Information Research, 25(4 (supplement)), https://doi.org/10.47989/irisic2035
Introduction - Individuals’ cultural backgrounds influence their use of societal resources, including those offered in public libraries. Well-established in library research a...

Corralling Culture as a Concept in LIS Research

Conference Proceeding
Salzano, R., Hall, H., & Webster, G. (2020)
Corralling Culture as a Concept in LIS Research. In Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology. , (e368). https://doi.org/10.1002/pra2.368
Individuals’ cultural backgrounds influence their use of societal resources, including libraries. A literature search and review was completed on the treatment of culture in l...

The Social Impact of Digital Youth Work: What Are We Looking For?

Journal Article
Pawluczuk, A., Webster, G., Smith, C., & Hall, H. (2019)
The Social Impact of Digital Youth Work: What Are We Looking For?. Media and Communication, 7(2), 59-68. https://doi.org/10.17645/mac.v7i2.1907
Digital youth work is an emerging field of research and practice which seeks to investigate and support youth-centred digital literacy initiatives. Whilst digital youth work p...

'Digital youth work: youth workers' balancing act between digital innovation and digital literacy insecurity.

Journal Article
Pawluczuk, A., Hall, H., Webster, G., & Smith, C. (2019)
'Digital youth work: youth workers' balancing act between digital innovation and digital literacy insecurity. Information Research, 24(1),
Purpose: The aim of this paper is to present empirical research which examines the ways youth workers in the United Kingdom perceive their work in the context of digital liter...

Youth digital participation: Measuring social impact

Journal Article
Pawluczuk, A., Webster, G., Hall, H., & Smith, C. (2020)
Youth digital participation: Measuring social impact. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, 52(1), 3-15. https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000618769975
Current scholarly debate around digital participatory youth projects and approaches to their evaluation are examined in this article. The analysis of the literature presented ...

Social impact evaluations of digital youth work: tensions between vision and reality

Presentation / Conference
Pawluczuk, A., Smith, C., Webster, G., & Hall, H. (2018, March)
Social impact evaluations of digital youth work: tensions between vision and reality. Paper presented at Transmedia Literacy International Conference, Barcelona, Spain
Purpose: This paper presents empirical research, which explores the ways digital youth workers perceive, and evaluate, the social impact of their work. There is currently a re...

Digital culture co-creation: capturing the social impact of small-scale community projects

Presentation / Conference
Webster, G., Hall, H., & Smith, C. (2017, October)
Digital culture co-creation: capturing the social impact of small-scale community projects. Paper presented at Ways of Being in a Digital Age – A Review Conference
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Evaluating the social impact of youth digital culture co-creation: let’s participate and play

Conference Proceeding
Pawluczuk, A., Webster, G., Hall, H., & Smith, C. (2017)
Evaluating the social impact of youth digital culture co-creation: let’s participate and play. In HCI '17 Proceedings of the 31st British Computer Society Human Computer Interaction Conferencehttps://doi.org/10.14236/ewic/HCI2017.32
This paper examines young people’s participation in digital culture and current approaches to measure its social impact. The analysis of the literature presented here reveals ...