My publications

This page lists all my publications, most recent first.

The official list is on my page at Edinburgh Napier’s website, but that is not always available. A slightly out of date list, but one that is more usable is available here. My ResearchGate profile may also be useful.


Cruickshank, P. & Ryan, B. (2017, June). Practices of community representatives in exploiting information channels for citizen engagement. Paper presented at i3: Information: Interactions and impact, RGU, Aberdeen

Cruickshank, P., Ryan, B. & Hall, H. (2017, June). Practices of community representatives in exploiting information channels for citizen engagement. Paper presented at i3, RGU, Aberdeen

Ryan, F., Cruickshank, P., Hall, H. & Lawson, A. (2017, June). Blurred reputations: Managing profession and private information online. Paper presented at i3: information: interactions and impact, Aberdeen, Scotland


Ryan, B. & Cruickshank, P. (2015). digiCC workshop outcomes report. Edinburgh Napier University: Edinburgh Napier University

Ryan, B. & Cruickshank, P. (2016). Digital engagement workshops for Community Councils and Registered Tenant Organisations. Scotland: Scottish Government

Ryan, F., Cruickshank, P., Hall, H. & Lawson, A. (2016). Managing and evaluating personal reputations on the basis of information shared on social media: a Generation X perspective. Information Research. 21(4) ISSN 1368-1613


Cruickshank, P. (2015). The perceptions of postgraduate international students of examinations. Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice. 4(3) doi:10.14297/jpaap.v4i3.200. ISSN 2051-9788

Ryan, B. & Cruickshank, P. (2016). Digital engagement workshop for community councils: Glasgow 2016 report

Ryan, F., Cruickshank, P., Hall, H. & Lawson, A. (2015, June). Assessing the available and accessible evidence: how personal reputations are determined and managed online. Paper presented at Information: interactions and impact (i3) 2015, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland

Ryan, F., Cruickshank, P., Hall, H. & Lawson, A. (2015). Personal online reputation: the development of an approach to investigate how personal reputation is evaluated and managed in online environments. In IDIMC 2016: Exploring our digital shadow – from data to intelligence, 98-108. ISBN 9781905499526


Cruickshank, P. & Ryan, B. (2014). Hyperlocal Government Engagement online. Edinburgh, Scotland: Communities and Culture Network

Cruickshank, P. & Ryan, B. (2014). The Communities of Practice model for understanding digital engagement by hyperlocal elected representatives. In Tambouris, E., Janssen, M. & Wimmer, M. A. (Eds.). Electronic Government and Electronic Participation, 11-18. IOS Press. doi:10.3233/978-1-61499-570-8-11. ISBN 978-1-61499-569-2


Cruickshank, P., Ryan, B. & Smith, C. F. (2013). Disconnected Democracy? A Survey Of Scottish Community Councils’ Online Presences. Scottish Affairs. 23, 486-507. doi:10.3366/scot.2014.0045. ISSN 0966-0356

Cruickshank, P., Ryan, B. & Smith, C. F. (2013). ‘Hyperlocal e-democracy’? The experience of Scotland’s Community Councils. In Parycek, P. & Edelmann, N. (Eds.). CeDEM14 Proceedings, 73-84. Edition Donau-Universität Krems. ISBN 978-3-902505-35-4

Hamoudi, J. & Cruickshank, P. (2013). Blue sky thinking?. The Journal of the Law Society of Scotland. , 18-22. ISSN 0458-8711

Ryan, B. & Cruickshank, P. (2013). Scottish Community Councils online: the 2014 survey. Scotland: Community Councils Network

Spyra, G., Buchanan, W. J., Cruickshank, P. & Ekonomou, E. (2013). Cloud-based identity and identity meta-data: secure and control own data in globalization era. International Journal of Reliable and Quality E-Healthcare. 3. doi:10.4018/ijrqeh.2014010105. ISSN 2160-9551


Cruickshank, P., Hall, H. & Taylor-Smith, E. (2012, May). Realising the value of RiLIES: the research in librarianship impact evaluation study. Paper presented at 4th International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, Limerick, Republic of Ireland

Hall, H., Irving, C. & Cruickshank, P. (2012). Improving access to Library and Information Science research: maximizing its relevance and impact to practitioners. Business Information Review. 29(4), 224-230. doi:10.1177/0266382112470413. ISSN 0266-3821

Ryan, B. & Cruickshank, P. (2012). Community Councils online: a survey. Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh Napier University


Cruickshank, P., Hall, H. & Irving, C. (2011). The right resources to support LIS research: findings from the RiLIES2 project poll. Library and information research. 36(113), 24-31. ISSN 1756-1086

Cruickshank, P., Hall, H. & Taylor-Smith, E. (2011). Enhancing the impact of LIS research projects. Edinburgh: Research Information Network

Edelmann, N. & Cruickshank, P. (2011). Introducing psychological factors into E-participation research. In Manoharan, A. & Holzer, M. (Eds.). E-Governance and Civic Engagement: Factors and Determinants of E-Democracy, 338-361. IGI Global Publishing. doi:10.4018/978-1-61350-083-5.ch017. ISBN 978-1-61350-083-5

Lumsden, J., Hall, H. & Cruickshank, P. (2011). Ontology definition and construction, and epistemological adequacy for systems interoperability: a practitioner analysis. Journal of Information Science. 37(3), 246-253. doi:10.1177/0165551511401804. ISSN 0165-5515


Cruickshank, P. (2010). SCRAN: The Network. Journal of Urban Technology. 18, 83-97. doi:10.1080/10630732.2011.601121. ISSN 1063-0732

Cruickshank, P. (2010). Customer journey mapping

Cruickshank, P. (2010). Mobile apps for bus users in Edinburgh

Cruickshank, P. (2010). Your library: supporting mobile users in Edinburgh

Cruickshank, P. & Deakin, M. (2010). Co-design in Smart Cities

Cruickshank, P. & Smith, C. F. (2010). Understanding the ‘E-Petitioner’. Transforming government : people, process and policy. 5, 319-329. doi:10.1108/17506161111173577. ISSN 1750-6166

Lawson, A., Corti, R., Cruickshank, P. & Bauer, M. Gàidhlig 2 IPA: developing Gaelic text-to-phoneme (TTP) software. Paper presented at Rannsachadh na Gàidhlig 2010, University of Aberdeen

Lawson, A., Mikuta, P. & Cruickshank, P. Using ICT to Supporting Course Developers, Tutors, and Students of Scottish Gaelic. Poster presented at EUROCALL, University of Évora

2009 and earlier

Cruickshank, P., Edelmann, N. & Smith, C. F. (2009). Signing an e-petition as a transition from lurking to participation. In Chappellet, J., Glassey, O., Janssen, M., Macintosh, A., Scholl, J., Tambouris, E. & Wimmer, M. (Eds.). Electronic Government and Electronic Participation, 275-282. Trauner. ISBN 978-3-85499-766-5

Taylor-Smith, E. & Cruickshank, P. (2009). Web 2.0 for collaborative production

Cruickshank, P. & Smith, C. F. (2008). Self-efficacy as a factor in the evaluation of e-petitions. In Parycek, P. (Ed.). Proceedings of EDEM 2009 – Conference on Electronic Democracy, 223-232. ISBN 978-3-85403-251-9

Buckner, K. & Cruickshank, P. (2007). Social network analysis as a tool to evaluate the effectiveness of EC funded networks of excellence: the case of DEMO-net. In Proceedings of the 41st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 60. doi:10.1109/HICSS.2008.401

Karamagioli, E., Koulolias, V., Smith, C. F. & Cruickshank, P. (2007). Bringing social and technological innovation to the work of national, regional and local elected representatives: the eRepresentative project. In Parycek, P. & Prosser, A. (Eds.). EDem08 E-Democracy Conference

Cruickshank, P. & Macintosh, A. (2005). An intelligent front-end for government websites. In Cunningham, P. & Cunningham, M. (Eds.). Exploiting the Knowledge Economy: Issues, Applications and Case Studies, 427-434. IOS press. ISBN 1-58603-682-3