Ryan, B. & Cruickshank, P. (2016). Digital engagement workshops for Community Councils and Registered Tenant Organisations. Scotland: Scottish Government
In October and November 2015 Edinburgh Napier University (Napier) hosted a series of workshops on digital engagement for Community Councillors and representatives of Registere...
Ryan, B. & Cruickshank, P. (2015). digiCC workshop outcomes report. Edinburgh Napier University: Edinburgh Napier University
A workshop on digital engagement by Community Councils (CCs) was hosted by Edinburgh Napier University on 30 January 2015 to which members from 35 CCs came. Facilitated sessio...
Ryan, B. & Cruickshank, P. (2013). Scottish Community Councils online: the 2014 survey. Scotland: Community Councils Network
This document reports the results of a survey, carried out in late spring 2014, of the public web presences of potentially over 1300 Scottish Community Councils (CCs). It foll...
Communities and Culture Network + (Hosted by University of Leeds)
A Community of Practice was found supporting the digital engagement practitioners in the neighbouring CCs, and that this is situated within a context of interested non-practitioners who share knowledg...
Scottish Funding Council
Based on a review of their existing information systems and plans, we worked with What's On Scotland to evaluate their information strategy with a focus on social media and other technologies which wo...
We carried out prototype development support by research to demonstrate the potential of use of social network data on customers, their interests and relationships to provide an enhanced service.
Cruickshank, P., Hall, H. & Taylor-Smith, E. (2011). Enhancing the impact of LIS research projects. Edinburgh: Research Information Network
This report covers extent to which funded research projects in the domain of library and information science (LIS) influence practice in the UK. It focuses particularly on ide...
Cruickshank, P. (2010). Customer journey mapping
Public services need to adapt to the needs of their customers, the citizens. Often new e-services are technology-initiated, but Smart Cities start with the user. This document...
Cruickshank, P. (2010). Your library: supporting mobile users in Edinburgh
The Library and Information Services department of the City of Edinburgh Council has been extending its service provision for citizens and engaging with the wider community. T...
Cruickshank, P. & Deakin, M. (2010). Co-design in Smart Cities
This report brings together the different experiences and perspectives of Smart Cities partners who have used different forms of co-design. These are then linked to the findin...
Cruickshank, P. (2010). Mobile apps for bus users in Edinburgh
Edinburgh and its surrounding area are well served by an efficient bus network. The City of Edinburgh Council (CEC) have worked with the locally owned bus company (Lothian Bus...
Hall, H., Cruickhsank, P. & Ryan, B. (2016). Information literacy for democratic engagement (IL-DEM). Scotland: Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals
Between October and December 2016 a team from the Centre for Social Informatics at Edinburgh Napier University investigated the information practices of community councillors ...
Hall, H., Irving, C. & Cruickshank, P. (2012). Training provision for the library, information and knowledge sector. United Kingdom: Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals
Hall, H., Cruickshank, P. & Irving, C. (2011). RiLIES2: Final report. United Kingdom: Library and Information Science Research Coalition
Research report of the RiLIES2 (Research in librarianship - Impact Evaluation Study) project commissioned by the Library and Information Science Research Coalition to support ...
Cruickshank, P., Ryan, B. & Hall, H. (2017, June). Practices of community representatives in exploiting information channels for citizen engagement. Paper presented at i3, RGU, Aberdeen
This extended abstract presents results of an investigation of the practices of community representatives (in this case: Community Councillors in Scotland) in exploiting infor...
Ryan, F., Cruickshank, P., Hall, H. & Lawson, A. (2015, June). Assessing the available and accessible evidence: how personal reputations are determined and managed online. Paper presented at Information: interactions and impact (i3) 2015, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland
This paper is concerned with how online information contributes to the determination of personal reputations. The term “personal reputation” in this context means the reputati...
Lawson, A., Mikuta, P., & Cruickshank, P. (2013, September). Using ICT to Supporting Course Developers, Tutors, and Students of Scottish Gaelic. Poster presented at EUROCALL, University of Évora
This research and development is aimed at learners, tutors and course developers of Scottish Gaelic. The method of teaching Gaelic being used initially with the system is Ùlpa...
Cruickshank, P., Hall, H. & Taylor-Smith, E. (2012, May). Realising the value of RiLIES: the research in librarianship impact evaluation study. Paper presented at 4th International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, Limerick, Republic of Ireland
In 2011 researchers at Edinburgh Napier University, supported by the UK Library and Information Science Research Coalition, investigated the extent to which funded research pr...
This PhD is concerned with the role of online information in the creati...
The Journal of Documentation has recently accepted a journal article by Centre for Social Informatics researchers that considers the long-term value and impact of AHRC network grant funding.
15 February 2018
The Centre for Social Informatics participated at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST2017) in Washington DC on 30th October 2017.
30 October 2017
The Centre for Social Informatics made a contribution to the European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) in St Malo, France, in September 2017.
19 September 2017
Staff and research students from the Centre for Social Informatics presented nine papers at Information: interactions and impact (i3) in June 2017.
26 June 2017
Researchers in the Centre for Social Informatics have released findings of the Information Literacy for Democratic Engagement (IL-DEM) project.
19 March 2017
The work of a team from the Centre for Social Informatics on the evaluation and management of personal reputations using online information has just been published in Information Research (one of the ...
7 December 2016
The Centre for Social Informatics made a number of contributions to the Information Seeking in Context conference 2016 (#ISIC2016) in Zadar, Croatia between 20th and 23rd September 2016.
19 September 2016
Staff and research students from the Centre for Social Informatics made a number of contributions at iDocQ 2016 in Glasgow on 23rd June 2016.
22 June 2016
22 March at Banqueting Hall, Glasgow City Chambers, George St, Glasgow G2 1DU
4 March 2016