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  • Lonsdale, Ray; Armstrong, Chris (2008-04-01)
    The market for e-books has taken off, particularly in the world of education. Aggregators provide easy access to large collections of titles from many publishers through a single interface. The article is a comparative ...
  • Lonsdale, Raymond; Armstrong, Chris (2005-03)
    This paper reports on research into issues surrounding the collection management of e-books in tertiary education libraries in the UK. Focus groups were conducted with university librarians representing three disciplines—business ...
  • Yeoman, Alison; Cooper, Janet; Armstrong, Chris; Fenton, Roger; Lonsdale, Ray; Spink, Siân; Urquhart, Christine; Thomas, Rhian; Barker, Anne; Light, Ann (2003)
    This article discusses two related techniques, critical incident technique and explicitation, used in a variety of social science research settings, and critically reviews their application to studies of information behavior. ...
  • Urquhart, Christine; Spink, Siân; Thomas, Rhian; Yeoman, Alison; Durbin, Jane; Turner, Janet; Fenton, Roger; Armstrong, Chris (2004)
    Discusses some of the reasons why use of Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs) sometimes sticks at an initial stage of implementation. The paper is based on the findings from the JISC-funded JUSTEIS project on the monitoring ...
  • Rowley, Jennifer; Armstrong, Chris; Lonsdale, Ray; Banwell, Linda; Ray, Kathryn; Yeoman, Alison; Spink, Siân; Coulson, Graham; Urquhart, Christine; Thomas, Rhian; Fenton, Roger (2004)
    Describes key aspects of the methodology and outcomes of the JISC User Behaviour Monitoring and Evaluation Framework in its first three annual cycles (1999-2002). The Framework was initiated to assure the JISC that their ...
  • Urquhart, Christine; Thomas, Rhian; Spink, Siân; Fenton, Roger; Yeoman, Alison; Lonsdale, Ray; Armstrong, Chris; Banwell, Linda; Ray, Kathryn; Coulson, Graham; Rowley, Jennifer (2005)
    This paper presents a profile of user behaviour in relation to the use of electronic information services (EIS), information skills, and the role of training and wider learning experiences in UK further education colleges. ...
  • Armstrong, Chris; Lonsdale, Ray (2006-07)
    This paper discusses the nature and conclusions of the second phase of a two-part project, CrossEd, undertaken between autumn 2004 and autumn 2005 and funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee in the UK. The study ...
  • Bonthron, Karen; Urquhart, Christine Jean; Thomas, Rhian Efrys; Armstrong, Chris; Ellis, David; Everitt, Jean; Fenton, Roger; Lonsdale, Ray; McDermott, Elizabeth; Morris, Helen; Phillips, Rebecca; Spink, Siân; Yeoman, Alison Jane (2003)
    This article examines disciplinary differences in the use of electronic journals by academic staff and students and considers whether library services need to differentiate between staff and students when planning support ...
  • Urquhart, Christine; Lonsdale, Ray; Thomas, Rhian; Spink, Siân; Yeoman, Alison; Armstrong, Chris; Fenton, Roger (2003)
    The aim of the JUSTEIS project over the first three cycles (1999-2002) was to examine the uptake and use of electronic information services in higher education in the UK, so that planning of JISC services could be informed ...
  • Armstrong, Chris; Lonsdale, Raymond; Edwards, Louise (2002)
    This article presents the results from a recent survey into the provision of electronic books within academic libraries in the UK. Where relevant the results are supplemented by data from two other surveys concerned with ...

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