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Access Angele Joyce's slides from the ALISS Web 2.0 workshop Bristol, 2009 …

Access Angele Joyce's slides from the ALISS Web 2.0 workshop Bristol, 2009
Find out how to set up newsfeeds and use the MyIntute features

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  • Introduction to me Introduction to session: aim and timing Overview, the legacy, the distanced travelled, the future, a quick guide to Intute, hands-on Internet research skills – Emma Feedback exercise


  • 1. Intute workshop
    • How can I use Intute content?
    • Newsfeeds/MyIntute
    ALISS – Web 2.0 in practice 2 April 2009 Angela Joyce, ILRT, University of Bristol
  • 2. What is Intute?
    • Intute is a free , national Internet service aimed primarily at higher education, providing the very best web resources for teaching, learning and research - and funded by JISC
  • 3. Intute homepage http:// www.intute.ac.uk /
  • 4. Today’s workshop
    • 2 choices:
    • Using Intute newsfeeds with Google Reader
    • Building reading lists with MyIntute
    • You will be given a worksheet for each activity – please ask if you want help 
  • 5. What are newsfeeds?
    • A newsfeed or RSS delivers content from one website to another
    • Content is updated for you
    • A bit like a current awareness service
    • Blogs are often offered as newsfeeds
    • You can put newsfeeds into an aggregator (a special service)
  • 6. Example of a newsfeed in Google Reader http://www.google.co.uk/reader/view/
  • 7. Intute has over 100 newsfeeds available http://www.intute.ac.uk/integration/rss/
  • 8.
    • Is Intute’s customising service
    • You can save Intute records in a secure space
    • Tag records with your own keywords
    • Export them to your Web pages
    • Keep them updated with JavaScript option
    • A simple ‘links basket’ version is being written
    • New ratings service introduced
  • 9. Angela’s MyIntute page http:// www.intute.ac.uk /
  • 10. University of Edinburgh: MyIntute imported records for medicine & health http://www.lib.ed.ac.uk/resbysub/medicine/internetresources.shtml
  • 11. Angela’s Web page showing MyIntute imported records
  • 12. Finally…. We hope you enjoy the workshop. But please email us later if you need further help. www.intute.ac.uk/feedback.html Thank you! [email_address]