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The 21st century public library in England and Scotland: epistemic, community and political roles in the public sphere

Thesis
Appleton, L. The 21st century public library in England and Scotland: epistemic, community and political roles in the public sphere. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2679832
This work is concerned with the role of the public library in England and Scotland in the twenty-first century. The findings derive from the analysis of empirical data collect...

UK public library roles and value: a focus group analysis

Journal Article
Appleton, L., Hall, H., Duff, A., & Raeside, R. (2018)
UK public library roles and value: a focus group analysis. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, 50(3), (275-283). ISSN 0961-0006
Findings from a study of the advantages and disadvantages accrued by individuals from their public library use, and the impact of this on citizenship at individual and communi...

Demonstrating the impact of the public library on citizenship development in the UK: focus group findings

Presentation / Conference
Appleton, L., Duff, A., Hall, H. & Raeside, R. (2017, June)
Demonstrating the impact of the public library on citizenship development in the UK: focus group findings. Paper presented at i3: information: interactions and impact, Aberdeen, Scotland
Introduction This paper presents the findings of a research project that seeks to understand how public libraries operate and demonstrate value and social impact. The research...

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. (in press)
Using a longitudinal focus group methodology to measure the value and impact of public libraries. In Conference Proceedings
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...

User experience (UX) in libraries: let’s get physical (and digital)

Journal Article
Appleton, L. (2016)
User experience (UX) in libraries: let’s get physical (and digital). Insights, 29(3), 224-227. https://doi.org/10.1629/uksg.317
No abstract available.