Intute [the new name and web site of the former Resource Discovery Network] is the UK’s free national gateway to free Internet resources for the learning, teaching and research community. The service currently links to more than 100,000 resources via a series of subject-based information gateways.

(From Intute)

All material is evaluated and selected by a network of subject specialists to create the Intute database.

With millions of resources available on the Internet, it is difficult to find relevant and appropriate material even if you have good search skills and use advanced search engines.

Issues of trust, quality, and search skills are very real and significant concerns – particularly in a learning context. Academics, teachers, students and researchers are faced with a complex environment, with different routes into numerous different resources, different user interfaces, search mechanisms and authentication processes.

The Intute database makes it possible to discover the best and most relevant resources in one easily accessible place. You can explore and discover trusted information, assured that it has been evaluated by specialists for its quality and relevance. (read more here)

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