ERIC Number: ED219083
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Acquisitions. ERIC Processing Manual, Section II.
Sundstrom, Grace, Ed.
Rules and guidelines are provided for the process of acquiring documents to be considered for inclusion in the ERIC database. The differing responsibilities of the Government, the ERIC Clearinghouses, and the ERIC Facility are delineated. The various methods by which documentary material can be obtained are described and preferences outlined. Sample solicitations are provided covering different situations. The need for proper recordkeeping and forms is emphasized and examples are given of form letters, reply cards, thank you notes, in-process records, scope overlap notices, reproduction release forms, etc. The system-wide list entitled "ERIC Acquisitions Arrangements" is described. Acquisitions as it applies to the "Current Index to Journals in Education" is covered under the headings of comprehensively covered journals; selectively covered journals; "oneshot" journals (TB)
ERIC Processing and Reference Facility, 4833 Rugby Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814 ($3.75).
Publication Type: Guides - General; ERIC Publications; Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Processing and Reference Facility, Bethesda, MD.; ORI, Inc., Bethesda, MD. Information Systems Div.; Educational Resources Information Center (ED/NIE), Washington, DC.
Note: Loose-leaf, updated continuously. One module of the ERIC Processing Manual (IR 050 065).