Presentation on theme: "FIBS 2007 Intute: Health and Life Sciences – a new era of online resource discovery Jackie Wickham, Service Manager Carol Collins, Service Officer."— Presentation transcript:
FIBS 2007 Intute: Health and Life Sciences – a new era of online resource discovery Jackie Wickham, Service Manager Carol Collins, Service Officer
Outline What is Intute Intute site and services Training and support Intute for the Biosciences Questions
What is Intute? Intute is a national Internet service guiding you to useful Web resources for education and research. It is a free service aimed at the UK’s higher and further education sectors and is relevant to students, lecturers, researchers and teachers. Wider audience includes practitioners Intute was formerly known as the Resource Discovery Network (RDN). Intute: Health and Life Sciences is the former RDN hub BIOME.
Network of specialists Intute: Health and Life Sciences is one of four subject groups that comprise Intute. The other three groups are: Arts and Humanities Science, Engineering and Technology Social Sciences Consortium of seven universities, over 70 partner institutions, freelance subject specialists Quality assured content developed by the community for the community
Feedback on VTS It's great this exists - saves me from having to write something myself, which wouldn't have been as good anyway. Lecturer, University of Warwick Thank you for sorting out the confusing world of the internet Undergraduate student, University of Durham
Personalise My Intute Create your own account Save searches, subjects and records Tag records with your own keywords Weekly email alerts Export data into your systems and sites
Content for the community Embedding in Your Institution Intute content is available for use in your own institution, website and VLEs RSS – new resources, Intute news Advice on how to use our content available from: http://www.intute.ac.uk/embedding.html http://www.intute.ac.uk/embedding.html