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1 Online Resources in Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Sheffield Hallam University 27 th May 2004

2 Resource Guide for Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Theresa Summerfield Resource Guide Adviser for Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism

3 Presentation Background Why do we need Resource Guides? Aims of the initiative Role of Resource Guide Advisers Audience Subject coverage Resource categorisation Accessing resources Format

4 Background RGSS 1998 RGAH 1999 Evaluation 2000 JISC funded July 2002 to July 2004

5 Why Do We Need Resource Guides? Raise awareness of existing resources and introduce new ones Subject specific Manageable and digestible format

6 The Resource Guide Initiative Offers a subject-based approach to raising awareness of resources that support learning, teaching and research within UK FE and HE communities Consults with subject communities and providers to ensure information is accurate and up-to-date

7 Resource Guide Advisers Responsible for: –updating Web Guide –editing the print Guide –awareness raising events –workshops and training –liaising with providers, JISC and users –JISCmail announce list

8 Audience Lecturers - time-saving resources Librarians - a concise validated guide Students - enhance coursework and study Researchers – current awareness services … anyone involved in Further and Higher Education requiring help in finding authoritative online information

9 Seven Resource Guides Arts and Humanities Engineering, Mathematics and Computing Geography and the Environment Health and Life Sciences Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Physical Sciences Social Sciences

10 Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Coverage includes: Diet and nutritionHealth and fitness Leisure managementOutdoor recreation Sports coachingSports medicine Tourism anthropologyTourism statistics Hospitality and services management Sociology and psychology of sport

11 Types of resource Bibliographic information: Online databases, Current awareness, Online catalogues General reference Publications online Subject gateways Data and multimedia: Statistics and market research, Mapping, Audiovisual Learning and teaching Support services Resources are categorised according to the following types:

12 Accessing resources All resources have clearly marked access conditions: Freely available Conditionally free Institutional subscription

13 Obtaining Guides Web and paper versions Order online at:

14 RDN v RG What’s the difference between the Resource Discovery Network (RDN) and the Resource Guides?

15 Contact


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