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Social media is used by an increasing number of people to communicate: from rating purchases on Amazon to sharing news, views and opinion through Twitter, to sharing photographs and video on Flickr…
An adopted person trying to establish contact with birth parents or other birth relatives may find it a daunting and potentially stressful process, which requires a sensitive and caring approach.…
Iriss has been involved in the development of a crime and justice research collection, which contains a mixture of podcasts and videos about recent research on crime and justice related topics. The…
With the ever-increasing emphasis on the collection of data around social services, the sector has seen an increasing need for greater data literacy in order to effectively provide insight into key…
Child sexual abuse is a not a subject that most people choose to dwell on for very long, however, the reality is that we are living in a world where such abuses can and do occur. Fortunately, there…
Making that all-important life decision on what career path to follow - whether to go straight into the workforce, or to enter further education or training - can be a daunting one for many young…
Do you live in a remote location or attend a lot of meetings and find that copious amounts of time and energy is wasted on travel when you could be doing something more productive? If so, Skype could…
A project managed by the charity, Rock Trust, and funded by Communities Scotland, Scottish Social Networks has been created in response to recommendations in the Homelessness Task Force Final Report…
I think it would be fair to say that a lot of people approach Twitter a little sceptically. To an extent, popular culture will have us believe that it is all about sharing trivial information, such…
The Knowledge Management Strategy and Action Plan for Social Services in Scotland 2010-12 is very much focused on sharing and collaboration - ways of making it easy for people to share opinions,…