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  1. Intute Tourism Resources Internet for Business and Tourism Seminar Theresa Summerfield University of Birmingham

  2. Travel and Tourism • Finding resources • Subject scope • Related sections • Additional services • Participation

  3. How do we work? • Strong community links • Source sites • Evaluation process • Tailored descriptions • Review resources

  4. How is this useful? • Quality assurance • Subject relevance • Reference tool • Current awareness

  5. Tourism content provision • University of Birmingham (UoB) • Birmingham College of Food, Tourism and Creative Studies (BCFTCS) • Sheffield Hallam University (SHU)

  6. Tourism scope Curriculum areas: Topical subjects: • Accommodation • Destination planning • Impacts of tourism • Tourism operations • Passenger transportation • Tourism technology • Tourism marketing • Tourism policy, planning and development • Sustainable tourism • Tourism management • Dark tourism • Adventure tourism • Sports tourism • Health tourism

  7. Popular sections • Tourism statistics • Leisure attractions • Travel guides • Eco tourism

  8. Related sections • Geography (Intute: Science, engineering and Technology • Leisure, heritage (Intute: Arts and Humanities) • Coastal tourism, wildlife and nature tourism (Intute: Health and Life Sciences)

  9. Examples of resources • Commercial sites – leisure attractions, travel guides, tourist companies • Statistical sites • Full text articles & reports • Government departments • Educational institutions • Bibliographical databases

  10. Current awareness • RSS news feeds • Jobs • Conferences and events • Blog

  11. Browsing Latest resources – updated daily Click on a heading to view sub-headings

  12. Record display Filter Sort View full record Recommended

  13. Searching Harvester Thesaurus Specify a field, subject or resource type Sort results Tailor results display

  14. Get involved • Suggest a site • Register for ‘MyIntute’ • Embed Intute in your own website • Feedback

  15. Also recommended Intute: Science, Engineering and Technology World Guide http://www.intute.ac.uk/sciences/worldguide/ Intute: Virtual Training Suite (VTS) http://www.vts.intute.ac.uk/tutorial/travel

  16. Contact Theresa Summerfield t.a.summerfield@bham.ac.uk 0121 414 3409