Academic publications and outputs
Cruickshank, P., Ryan, B., & Milosheva, M. (2022). Information literacy impact framework: Final project report
Ryan, B., Hall, H., Wilson, M., & Berger, J. (2022, September). The creative use of digitised archives: case study of Lorna Lloyd’s ‘Diary of the War’ podcast series. Presented at The BBC at 100 Symposium, National Science and Media Museum, Bradford
Ryan, B., Hall. H., & McGregor, I. (2022, August). Digital options: an assessment of audience engagement with a digitised archive set transformed from online text and images to audio format. Paper presented at Archives and Records Association Annual Conference 2022, Chester, UK
Widén, G., Ahmad, F., Nikou, S., Ryan, B., & Cruickshank, P. (2021). Workplace information literacy: Measures and methodological challenges. Journal of Information Literacy, 15(2), https://doi.org/10.11645/15.2.2812
Ryan, B. (2021, June). The RIVAL project: how to build a new network from scratch; how to adapt to enforced online delivery. Paper presented at CILIPS, Online
Brazier, D., Salzano, R., & Ryan, B. (in press). Information Literacy Workshops: Trials and tribulations of Public Engagement within a pandemic. In European Conference on Information Literacy 2021 Poster Proceedings
Cruickshank, P., Hall, H. and Ryan, B. (2020). Information literacy as a joint competence shaped by everyday life and workplace roles amongst Scottish community councillors. In Proceedings of ISIC, the Information Behaviour Conference, Pretoria, South Africa, 28 September – 1 October, 2020. Information Research, 25(4), paper isic2008. Retrieved from http://InformationR.net/ir/25-4/isic2020/isic2008.html.
- This paper was presented at the 2020 Information Seeking in Context (ISIC) conference: abstract and slides available.
Hall, H., & Ryan, B. (2020). Research Impact Value and Library and Information Science (RIVAL): development, implementation and outcomes of a Scottish network for LIS researchers and practitioners. In Proceedings of the 83rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology. doi: 10.1002/pra2.210
Ryan, B. M., & Webster, G. (2020, June). Information avoidance and diabetes – a preliminary empirical study. Poster presented at Information Science Trends: Health Information Behavior, online
Hall, H., Cruickshank, P., & Ryan, B. M. (2019). Closing the researcher-practitioner gap: An exploration of the impact of an AHRC networking grant, Journal of Documentation, 75(5), 1056-1081. doi: 10.1108/JD-12-2018-0212.
Hall, H., Cruickshank, P., & Ryan, B. M. (2019). Practices of community representatives in exploiting information channels for citizen democratic engagement. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, 51(4), 950–961. doi: 10.1177/0961000618769966.
(Slides for the conference presentation are below.)
Hall, H., Cruickshank, P., & Ryan, B. M. (2018). Long-term community development within a researcher network: a social network analysis of the DREaM project cadre. Journal of Documentation, 74(4), 844-861. doi: 10.1108/JD-05-2017-0069.
Hall, H., Cruickshank, P., & Ryan, B. M. (2018). Exploring information literacy through the lens of Activity Theory. In S. Kurbanoğlu, J. Boustany, S. Špiranec, E. Grassian, D. Mizrachi, & L. Roy (Eds.), Communications in Computer and Information Science; Information Literacy in the Workplace (Vol. 810, pp. 803–812). St Malo: Springer, Cham. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-74334-9_81.
- (Slides for the conference presentation are below.)
Cruickshank, P., & Ryan, B. M. (2016). Digital engagement workshop for community councils: Glasgow 2016 report. Edinburgh Napier University.
Cruickshank, P., & Ryan, B. M. (2016). Digital engagement workshops for Community Councils and Registered Tenant Organisations (Public General Report). Edinburgh Napier University.
(Workshop outputs are below.)
Cruickshank, P., & Ryan, B. M. (2016). The Communities of Practice model for understanding digital engagement by hyperlocal elected representatives. In: Efthimios Tambouris, Hans Jochen Scholl, Marijn Janssen, Maria A. Wimmer, Konstantinos Tarabanis, Mila Gascó, Bram Klievink, Ida Lindgren, Michela Milano, Panos Panagiotopoulos, Theresa A. Pardo, Peter Parycek, Øystein Sæbø (Eds.) Electronic Government and Electronic Participation, 22. (pp. 11-18). IOS Press. doi: 10.3233/978-1-61499-570-8-11.
Hall, H., Raeside, R., Chen, T., Dutton, M., Irving, C., & Ryan, B. M. (2015). Mapping the library, archives, records, information and knowledge management and related professions in the United Kingdom: final report. United Kingdom: Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) and Archives and Records Association (ARA).
(This is the full report of the Mapping the Library, Archives, Records, Information Management and Knowledge Management and related professions project.)
Ryan, B. M. & Cruickshank, P. (2015). digiCC workshop outcomes report. Edinburgh Napier University.
Ryan, B. M. (2015). You can’t say politics on the internet?. In D. Harte (Ed), A Manifesto for Digital Messiness. Working Papers of the Communities & Culture Network+, 6. ISSN 2052-7268.
(Also available on Bruce Ryan’s research blog.)
Ryan, B. M. (2015). Digital proxies – your online representatives?. In D. Harte (Ed), A Manifesto for Digital Messiness. Working Papers of the Communities & Culture Network+, 6. ISSN 2052-7268.
(Also available online on Bruce Ryan’s research blog.)
Cruickshank, P., & Ryan, B. M. (2014). Hyperlocal Government Engagement online: final report to CCN+. Edinburgh Napier University.
Cruickshank, P., Ryan, B. M., & Smith, C. (2014). Disconnected Democracy? A Survey of Scottish Community Councils’ Online Presences. Scottish Affairs, 23(4), 486-507. doi: 10.3366/scot.2014.0045. ISSN 0966-0356.
Ryan, B. M. & Cruickshank, P. (2014). Community councils online 2014. Edinburgh Napier University.
Cruickshank, P., Ryan, B. M., & Smith, C. (2014). ‘Hyperlocal e-democracy’? The experience of Scotland’s Community Councils. In: Parycek, P., Edelmann, N. (Eds.) CeDEM14 Proceedings, (pp. 73-84). Krems, Austria: Edition Donau-Universität Krems.
Ryan, B. M. & Cruickshank, P (2014). Community Council location finder (interactive web-map)
(Archived versions of web-map outputs)
Ryan, B. M. & Cruickshank, P. (2012). Community councils online 2012. Edinburgh Napier University.
Lorna Lloyd’s ‘Diary of the war’ podcast episodes and ‘selected poems’
These outputs were created for the Platform to Platform project. They comprise podcasts episodes of Lorna Loyd’s Diary of the war and her poetry, and a printed book of her poems:
|Diary episode 1||Diary episode 5||Poetry episode 1|
|Diary episode 2||Diary episode 6||Poetry episode 2|
|Diary episode 3||Diary episode 7||Poetry episode 3|
|Diary episode 4||Diary episode 8||Poetry episode 4|
Selected poems: 37 poems by Lorna Lloyd, in order of composition (1914 to 1942)
Presentations and book reviews
- Ryan, B. M. (2020). Book review: Katriina Byström, Jannica Heinström and Ian Ruthven (eds), ‘Information at work: Information management in the workplace’. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, 53(3), 944–945. https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000620923777
- Exploring Information Literacy through the lens of Activity Theory: presentation at European Conference on Information Literacy, St-Malo, September 2017.
- Practices of community representatives in exploiting information channels for citizen democratic engagement: presentation at information: interactions and impact, Aberdeen, 2017.
Community Council visual locator tool finders (2013), archived on Napier servers
The current version, created by the Improvement Service, is here.
January 2015 Digital Engagement for CCs workshop, at Edinburgh Napier University
- blog post
- video-recordings of guest speakers and some discussions
- my presentation on 2012 and 2014 surveys, 2014 seed project
- David Barr’s presentation on the Improvement Service’s Community Council Project
- outcomes report
- Scottish Community Councillors Online KHub group
Autumn 2015 Digital engagement for CCs workshops
Newton St Boswells
Welcomes, introductions and presentations
|Introduction and background to the workshops|
|Scottish Government presentation on community empowerment|
|Improvement Service presentation on digital resources for community councils|
|The Democratic Society presentation on digital tools for community councils||—–|
|Chewin’ the Fat, a Facebook page for Community Councillors||—–||—–||—–|
|Presentation on CC digital success stories||—–||—–||—–|
|Session 1: What are the major barriers to CC/RTO digital engagement?|
|Session 2: How can CCs/RTOs best use the internet?|
|Session 3: Topics chosen by delegates|
Final discussion/closing the events
|Final discussion and close||—–||—–|