Social media tools are increasingly used for collaboration and communication with colleagues and external partners. These quick guides are designed to introduce and explain how social media and search tools used in the Scottish Government work. Most of the guides also include short video tutorials.
You may freely reuse these quick guides (except for material identified as provided by a third party) but we would ask you to acknowledge them as the work of the Scottish Government Library. For more details please read the Scottish Government guidance on Crown Copyright. If you have any queries, please email the Library, or call us on 44556.
Collaborative tools introduction
Copyright and Creative Commons
Digital identity and guidance
Evaluating information and ‘fake news’
Government secure collaborative tools introduction
Open collaborative tools introduction
IDOX (SG and subscribing institutions only)
KandE (SG only)
Search engines and Google Advanced Search
Subject based resources
Knowledge Network communities
RSS (newsfeeds) and dashboards
Skype for Business