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ERIC Number: ED017748
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Aug-14
Pages: 12
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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INFORMATION RETRIEVAL FOR EDUCATION AND TRAINING.
BURCHINAL, LEE G.
COMMUNICATION IN EDUCATION IS A MANY CHANNELED PROCESS INVOLVING MESSAGE EXCHANGES WITHIN AND AMONG ALL LEVELS OF EDUCATION AND ALL COMPONENTS INCLUDED IN THE AMERICAN EDUCATION SYSTEM. THE OFFICE OF EDUCATION IS ATTEMPTING TO DEVELOP COMMUNICATION RESOURCES IN FOUR AREAS TO HELP CREATE ORDER IN THESE MESSAGE EXCHANGES. THE MOST DEVELOPED OF THESE AREAS IS PROVIDING QUICK ACCESS TO SIGNIFICANT RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT REPORTS THROUGH THE EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES INFORMATION CENTER (ERIC) AND ITS CLEARINGHOUSES. A SECOND MAJOR FUNCTION, PROVIDED BY THE SUBJECT AREA CLEARINGHOUSES, IS REVIEWING THE EMERGING KNOWLEDGE IN THE FIELDS COVERED BY EACH AND PREPARING APPROPRIATE "PACKAGES" OF INFORMATION (STATE-OF-THE-ART REPORTS, BIBLIOGRAPHIES, ETC.) FOR DISSEMINATION TO EDUCATORS. THE OFFICE OF EDUCATION IS ALSO ENCOURAGING LOCAL INFORMATION CENTERS TO BE SET UP WHICH WOULD THEN USE THE PRODUCTS OF THE ERIC SYSTEM TO PROVIDE INDIVIDUALIZED SERVICES FOR THEIR USERS. TO INCREASE THE EFFICIENCY AND RANGE OF SERVICES THESE LOCAL CENTERS CAN PROVIDE, THE OFFICE OF EDUCATION IS STIMULATING AND WORKING TOWARD LINKAGES AMONG LOCAL, STATE, REGIONAL AND NATIONAL INFORMATION RESOURCES PERTINENT TO EDUCATION. APPENDICES INCLUDE--(1) A LIST OF ALL ERIC CLEARINGHOUSES, (2) A CHART OF THE ERIC DISSEMINATION SYSTEM, (3) A LIST OF THE PUBLICATIONS PRODUCED BY ERIC, AND (4) AN ARTICLE ABOUT THE RESEARCH AND INFORMATION SERVICES FOR EDUCATION INFORMATION CENTER, "A ONE-STOP INFORMATION CENTER", REPRINTED FROM AMERICAN EDUCATOR, JULY/AUGUST 1968. THIS PAPER WAS PRESENTED AT THE FOURTH ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND EXPOSITION ON EDUCATION AND TRAINING, AMERICAN MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION (NEW YORK, AUGUST 14, 1968). (CM)
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Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Div. of Information Technology and Dissemination.
Identifiers: ERIC; RESEARCH IN EDUCATION