Using Social Services Knowledge Scotland (SSKS) to support your practice.

Social Services Knowledge Scotland (SSKS) is a website and online library designed for the Social Services sector.  By doing this Open Badges course you will learn how to search the library to find journal articles and know where to search on the website for specific information on topics such as dementia, criminal justice, learning disabilities and more.

Criteria

Explore the Social Services Knowledge Scotland (SSKS) website and use your NHSScotland OpenAthens username to access a journal article.

Prerequisites

Evidence

  1. From the “Topics” section, choose a topic of your choice and list three new resources you have found about your topic.
  2. From the “Library” section, explore the library search and the advanced search options.
  3. Download a journal article of your choice using your OpenAthens username and password.  Tell us the title of the article.
  4. Tell us about at least one thing you will do to make your colleagues aware of SSKS.

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