information services


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.

STORRE: Stirling online research repository

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.

Report 22: current social care information providers and their products, services, specialisms and intended audience

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.

SCIE report 13: systematic searching on the AgeInfo database

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 ( and which is made available to the public at not cost through SCIE's own database Social Care Online ( 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 as researchers conducting systematic reviews.

Patients participate! Bridging the gap between information access and understanding

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.

Grandparents Plus

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.

Parents Protect

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.

Liberating the NHS: an information revolution - response to the Department of Health consultation

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

Choose Life resource database

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.


Website developed by the Metropolitan Police Service that contains information on staying safe and information on how to get involved with the Metropolitan Police. It offers information and help on issues such as bullying, internet safety, domestic violence and abuse, gangs and group violence, and drugs and alcohol.