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ERIC Number: ED233927
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Jun
Pages: 4
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Using Data Bases in Social Studies. ERIC Fact Sheet No. 5.
McCormick, Regina
Over 20 data bases available to social science educators are listed and described in this fact sheet. The data bases provide a wide variety of topics including American and world history, statistics, economics, philosophy, and social and political science. Educationally oriented data bases provide information on such topics as educational media, exceptional children, and special education. Indexes of congressional records, listings of foundation grants, and indexes of journals, newspapers, book reviews, and dissertations are accessible through a variety of specialized data bases. Also available are data bases containing: "The Encyclopedia of Associations," the machine readable equivalent of the printed "Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications," the "Foundation Directory," and the "U.S. Public School Directory." Descriptions, dates of coverage, and addresses for each data base are provided. (LH)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education, Boulder, CO.
Identifiers: Fact Sheets; PF Project