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Wednesday, July 26, 2006

Intute for Health Seminars

As a one-off special, to celebrate the launch of Intute, they are offering the following seminar FREE OF CHARGE to UK lecturers, researchers or librarians:

• Internet for Health, Nottingham, Mon, 18th Sept 2006

This seminar is for university or college staff interested in e-learning, improving their own use of the Internet for research, or in teaching Internet research skills to students.

The seminar will offer:

• An overview of e-learning developments
• An insight into leading Internet services for the subject
• Hands-on sessions with plenty of help at hand
• Worksheets and ideas to take away & use for teaching Internet research skills or for developing your own skills

Speakers include Dr Wyn Morgan, Director of e-learning at the University of Nottingham, Robert Kiley from the Wellcome Trust who will be presenting on the new UK version of PubMed and guests from HE Academy Subject Centres. The new Intute website and its services will be demonstrated.

Intute is the new face of the Resource Discovery Network (RDN), and is a free national service enabling lecturers, researchers and students to discover and access quality Internet resources. Intute exists to advance education and research by promoting the most intelligent use of the Internet. Intute: Health and Life Sciences replaces the former BIOME and NMAP service and provides information and tools to help you access the best of the Web in the health and life sciences.

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