information services

Digital repository of research produced at The University of Edinburgh. It presents a selection of research, including full-text digital theses and dissertations, book chapters, working papers, technical reports, journal pre-prints and peer-reviewed journal reprints.

An institutional open access repository of the University of Dundee. It was created in 2010 to provide a digital preservation service which allows permanent and free online access to research material created by the University of Dundee community.

A small, but growing, collection of the research output of University of Stirling authors. It includes published journal articles, conference papers, book chapters and working papers. As a result of the university’s policies encouraging open access to our research output, the repository will continue to develop as an important source of free full text access to Stirling's research.

The purpose of this report is to identify and map information provision within the social care sector, in order to help people to see coverage at a glance. The content of the report can also be used to identify gaps and overlaps in coverage between different social care information providers. Report published by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) in August 2009.

This report presents the results of an evaluation of the AgeInfo database, which is an information service provided by the Centre for Policy on Ageing (www.cpa.org.uk) and which is made available to the public at not cost through SCIE's own database Social Care Online (www.scie-socialcareonline.org.uk This report is intended for use by SCIE and the Centre for Policy on Ageing, and may also be useful to users of the AgeInfo database, such a

Project funded by the JISC, which sought to explore whether lay summaries could assist in the wider understanding of health-related information and whether the crowd-sourced lay summary is a feasible mass-production model.

Website of a national charity which champions the vital role of grandparents and the wider family in children’s lives - especially when they take on the caring role in difficult family circumstances.

Child sexual abuse awareness and prevention website which was created by the child sexual abuse prevention campaign, Stop it Now! UK and Ireland and the Lucy Faithfull Foundation (LFF).

The website aims to raise awareness about child sexual abuse, answer questions offer information to help protect children.

This document is the Joseph Rowntree's response to the Department of Health consultation, Liberating the NHS: an information revolution.

The resource database is the Choose Life website's fully searchable portal of knowledge, giving visitors access to training manuals, websites, guidance documents leaflets, manuals and more in the field of suicide and mental health.
The database was developed in direct response to calls by those working in the field to pull together information on the range of materials/resources available.