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ERIC Number: ED020489
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Dec-1
Pages: 417
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Reference Count: 0
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ADULT EDUCATION INFORMATION SERVICES, ESTABLISHMENT OF A PROTOTYPE SYSTEM FOR A NATIONAL ADULT EDUCATION LIBRARY AND APPENDICES. THREE PARTS.
DECROW, ROGER; AND OTHERS
RESULTS ARE REPORTED OF A STUDY OF THE FEASIBILITY OF A NATIONAL ADULT EDUCATION INFORMATION CENTER, IN WHICH IT WAS PROPOSED TO (1) STUDY INFORMATION PROBLEMS AND RESOURCES IN ADULT EDUCATION AND RECOMMEND NEW SERVICES WHICH WOULD BE MOST USEFUL TO THE FIELD , (2) DEVELOP THE TOOLS OF SUBJECT ANALYSIS WHICH WOULD BE NEEDED IN THESE SERVICES, AND (3) EXPLORE THE USE OF NEW METHODS OF INFORMATION HANDLING IN THE PROPOSED SERVICES. THE REPORT IS IN SIX SECTIONS. SECTION I REVIEWS CHARACTERISTICS OF THE FIELD OF ADULT EDUCATION. SECTION II TAKES UP THE NATURE OF THE LITERATURE AND PROBLEMS OF ACQUISITION AND SELECTION. SECTION III INCLUDES SUCH PROBLEMS OF BIBLIOGRAPHIC AND SUBJECT ANALYSIS AS CITATIONS, ABSTRACTING, AND INDEXING. SECTION IV DESCRIBES THE WORK IN THE DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION OF EXPERIMENTAL INPUT AND SERVICE PRODUCTS, WITH PARTICULAR ATTENTION TO THE ADAPTATION OF MECHANIZATION DEVICES AND TO SYSTEM ANALYSIS PROBLEMS. SECTION V OUTLINES A MODEL INFORMATION SYSTEM AND SECTION VI SPECIFIES THE PARTS OF THIS MODEL WHICH MAY BE PROVIDED BY AN ERIC CLEARINGHOUSE ON ADULT EDUCATION. APPENDIXES ARE DOCUMENTS, STAFF MEMORANDUMS, AND CHARTS WHICH SUPPLEMENT THE REPORT. (EB)
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Authoring Institution: Syracuse Univ., NY. Library of Continuing Education.
Identifiers: Syracuse University NY