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Using a longitudinal focus group methodology to measure the value and impact of public libraries

Conference Proceeding
Appleton, L., Duff, A. S., Hall, H., & Raeside, R. (2019)
Using a longitudinal focus group methodology to measure the value and impact of public libraries. In Conference Proceedings. , (484-492
Introduction There is a general acceptance that public libraries contribute to ‘community’, and at least have the potential to have a very positive impact on civil society. (V...

Exploring Information Literacy Through the Lens of Activity Theory

Conference Proceeding
Hall, H., Cruickshank, P., & Ryan, B. (2018)
Exploring Information Literacy Through the Lens of Activity Theory. In Communications in Computer and Information Science; Information Literacy in the Workplace. , (803-812). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-74334-9_81
Activity Theory (AT) is presented as a framework for explaining Information Literacy (IL) as a technologically mediated social practice. This is achieved in the context of a s...

Implementing a co-ordinated and strategic approach to Library and Information Science research: the work of the UK Library and Information Science Research Coalition

Conference Proceeding
Hall, H., & Brazier, C. (2010)
Implementing a co-ordinated and strategic approach to Library and Information Science research: the work of the UK Library and Information Science Research Coalition. In Proceedings of the 76th International Federation of Library Associations General Conference and Assembly 2010
In recent years there has been growing recognition amongst the UK library and information profession of a need for a co-ordinated and strategic approach to Library and Informa...

Instant messaging: using log files to identify patterns of interaction in group of teenage users.

Conference Proceeding
Davison, B., & Buckner, K. (2005)
Instant messaging: using log files to identify patterns of interaction in group of teenage users. In A. Sloane (Ed.), Home-oriented informatics and telematics : proceedings of the IFIP WG 9.3 HOIT2005 conference. , (277-290). https://doi.org/10.1007/11402985_20
This paper presents preliminary findings on teenagers’ use of instant messaging (IM) as an example of an Internet technology. The results are quantitative, being drawn from th...

Library and information studies: research and professional practice.

Conference Proceeding
(1996)
Library and information studies: research and professional practice. In M. Beaulieu, E. Davenport, & N. O. Pors (Eds.), Library and information studies : research and professional practice : proceedings of the 2nd British-Nordic Conference on Library and Information Studies