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The Critical Incident Technique in Library and Information Management Research
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The primary focus of this paper is the application of the Critical Incident Technique in three studies undertaken by researchers in the Department of Information and Communications, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. Expand
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The Microstructure of Dual-Task Interaction. 4. Sleep Deprivation and the Control of Attention
  • S. Fisher
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Perception
  • 1 June 1980
The experiment was designed to investigate attention-switching behaviour in sleep-deprived subjects and involved the same dual-task paradigm reported in earlier studies. The task specified byExpand
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A study of the afferent and efferent limbs of the immune response in opossums.
The immune response of the North American opossum ( Didelphys virginiana ) was investigated to define further the possibilities of using this species as a subject for in utero examinations of immuneExpand
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Testicular feminization in a cat.
Testicular feminization, caused by an inherited defect of the androgen receptor, was diagnosed in a domestic cat. Individuals affected with this syndrome are genetic males that have testes but failExpand
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The use of soft systems methodology (SSM) in the management of library and information services: a review
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This paper provides an overview of soft systems methodology (SSM) and review the ways in which the methodology has been applied by managers and researchers to gain a broad understanding of library and information service (LIS) activity. Expand
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Towards a National Agency for Resource Discovery Scoping Study
This Scoping Study was commissioned jointly by the British Library Research & Innovation Centre (BLRIC) and JISC under the management of UKOLN. The study was authored jointly by Fretwell-DowningExpand
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The ‘Distraction Effect’ and Information Processing Complexity
  • S. Fisher
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Perception
  • 1 March 1973
It was found earlier that a transient ‘distraction effect’ was apparent when 80 dB noise bursts occurred at random during an on-going serial-response task. Experiments are now reported in which theExpand
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Extremism and the Internet
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The Microstructure of Dual Task Interaction. 3. Incompatibility and Attention Switching
  • S. Fisher
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Perception
  • 1 August 1977
This report is the third in a series of reports concerned with close analysis of a dual task situation in which a five-choice serial task is combined with an auditory—verbal response task. AExpand
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