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ERIC Number: ED161128
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Jan
Pages: 27
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Finding the "Right" Information: A Search Strategy. Keys to Community Involvement Series: 12.
Hunter, Carolyn
Whether it is needed for long-range planning or immediate problem-solving, information is inevitably critical to community groups and leaders. This booklet is for individuals and groups who are faced with a need for finding the "right" information for discussion and decision-making. The booklet describes an overall approach to information-seeking and contains guidelines and examples for specific applications. It is organized in five major sections and includes a discussion of the following topics: (1) information-searching as detective work; (2) framing an information search; (3) developing an information search plan and defining the information wanted, choosing a search method, and deciding who will conduct the search; (4) conducting the information search and avoiding information sources, avoiding false leads, and collecting and organizing information; and (5) assessing the results of an information search. (Author/MLF)
National School Public Relations Association, 1801 North Moore Street, Arlington, Virginia 22209 (2.00; $24.00 for set of 15 Keys; discounts available; payment must accompany order)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National School Public Relations Association, Arlington, VA.; Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.
Identifiers: N/A
Note: For related documents, see EA 010 930-944