Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Intute - Virtual Trainings on Web Research Strategies

Intute is a free online service designed to help students find and use the best academic web resources. Intute is a product of the collaborative efforts of seven universities in the UK. A couple of the services offered by Intute are a catalog of reviewed websites and a series of virtual trainings to help students develop web research skills.

The virtual trainings offered by Intute are designed to teach students how to locate, evaluate, and utilize the best of the web. Trainings are tailored to meet the needs of students studying a wide range of topics including mathematics, economics, medicine, philosophy, and much more. Intute also offers a virtual training on locating and using images from the Internet.

Applications for Education
Intute's resources are best utilized by high school students and college students who are in need of some guidance in locating resources for their research projects.

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