Quick Guides

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.

Guidance
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

Searching tools
Alerting services
Google Scholar
IDOX (SG and subscribing institutions only)
KandE (SG only)
Knowledge Network
Search engines and Google Advanced Search
Subject based resources
Wikipedia

Social media tools
Social media measurement
Social media tools introduction

audioBoom
Blogs
Digital Marketplace
Dropbox
Facebook
Flickr
Google Drive
Google+
Huddle
Instagram
Knowledge Hub
Knowledge Network communities
LinkedIn
Meeting tools
OneDrive
OneNote
Prezi
RSS (newsfeeds) and dashboards
SharePoint
Skype for Business
Slack
SlideShare
Snapchat
Social bookmarking
SoundCloud
Trello
Twitter
WebEx
WhatsApp
Yammer
YouTube

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