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Intute Tourism Resources. Internet for Business and Tourism Seminar. Theresa Summerfield University of Birmingham. Travel and Tourism. Finding resources Subject scope Related sections Additional services Participation. How do we work?. Strong community links Source sites

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Intute Tourism Resources

Internet for Business and Tourism Seminar

Theresa Summerfield

University of Birmingham


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Travel and Tourism

  • Finding resources

  • Subject scope

  • Related sections

  • Additional services

  • Participation


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How do we work?

  • Strong community links

  • Source sites

  • Evaluation process

  • Tailored descriptions

  • Review resources


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How is this useful?

  • Quality assurance

  • Subject relevance

  • Reference tool

  • Current awareness


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Tourism content provision

  • University of Birmingham (UoB)

  • Birmingham College of Food, Tourism and Creative Studies (BCFTCS)

  • Sheffield Hallam University (SHU)


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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


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Popular sections

  • Tourism statistics

  • Leisure attractions

  • Travel guides

  • Eco tourism


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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)


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Examples of resources

  • Commercial sites – leisure attractions, travel guides, tourist companies

  • Statistical sites

  • Full text articles & reports

  • Government departments

  • Educational institutions

  • Bibliographical databases


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Current awareness

  • RSS news feeds

  • Jobs

  • Conferences and events

  • Blog


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Browsing

Latest resources – updated daily

Click on a heading to view sub-headings


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Record display

Filter

Sort

View full record

Recommended


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Searching

Harvester

Thesaurus

Specify a field, subject or resource type

Sort results

Tailor results display


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Get involved

  • Suggest a site

  • Register for ‘MyIntute’

  • Embed Intute in your own website

  • Feedback


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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


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Contact

Theresa Summerfield

[email protected]

0121 414 3409


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