ERIC Number: ED343601
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Directory of Unesco Information Services: Library, Archives, and Documentation Centres = Repertoire des Services d'information de l'Unesco: bibliotheque, archives et centres de documentation.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). Div. of Unesco Information Services.
Although primarily a directory of Unesco documentation centers and information units, this guide also provides information on the Main Library and the Unesco Archives. The listing for each of the nine centers includes information on any subdivisions of the center: (1) Bureau for Co-ordination of Operational Activities (BAO); (2) Culture and Communication Sector (CC--includes documentation and copyright centers); (3) Education Sector (ED--includes the International Bureau of Education, the documentation and computerized management service, and the International Institute of Educational Planning); (4) Non Governmental Organizations (NGO--includes the International Association of Universities/Unesco Information Center on Higher Education and the Unesco International Council of Museum-Documentation Center); (5) Office of Public Information (OPI--includes the Office of Public Information Documentation Center; Film and Video Archives; Division for Audio-visual Information-Photo, Technical-Radio, and Technical-Video Units); (6) Sector for Programme Support (PRS--includes the General Information Program Documentation Center, Office of Statistics Documentation Center, Archives Section, and Computerized Documentation and Library Section); (7) Office of External Relations (REX); (8) Science Sector (SC--including the Division of Ecological Sciences, Division of Water Sciences, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, Division of Marine Sciences, Information Exchange Program on Science and Technology Policies, and Energy Information Section); and (9) Sector for Social and Human Sciences (SHS--including the Division of Human Rights and Peace, Division of Economic Sciences and Social Sciences, and Youth Division). Information provided for each center includes its name (in French and English), address, and telephone number; hours of operation; directing officer; principal activities; subjects covered; services provided; number of titles produced by Unesco and/or obtained from outside Unesco; number on mailing list; whether the information is processed manually or is computerized; equipment type; and publications. A subject index in both French and English concludes the directory. Information provided for some of the centers is largely in French. (MAB)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). Div. of Unesco Information Services.