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ERIC Number: ED184534
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Databases and Clearinghouses: Information Resources for Education. Information Series No. 167.
Feaster, Thelma J.; And Others
Databases and clearinghouses useful in education are described in this publication. Section one, "Databases," contains one-page summaries of 54 databases of interest to educators, covering a variety of subjects, such as energy and environmental education, psychology, funding sources, language, special education, art, child abuse and neglect, and research on early childhood and adolescent development. Section two, "Clearinghouses," consists of one-page summaries of 30 clearinghouses as well as a list of the 16 clearinghouses and network components of the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC). Subject areas covered include consumer education, women's equity, adult education, test collection, community education, drug abuse, and nutrition education. Each database and clearinghouse summary includes such information s the acronym; name of database; major subject area(s); date established; publications/print journals; thesaurus/search aids; types of source documents; forms of retrievable information; and information contact. A sample computer search, using one of seven questions, is provided for many of the databases. (Author/JD)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.
Note: For related documents, see ED 162 632-634