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50 Years of ERIC
50 Years of ERIC
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is celebrating its 50th Birthday! First opened on May 15th, 1964 ERIC continues the long tradition of ongoing innovation and enhancement.

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Wong, Wai-man; Parker, Sue; Jagannathan, Neela; Fong, Tai-Loon – 1998
The pre-Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU) Asian Librarians' Roundtable is the first of its kind for librarians of AAOU and other Asian distance and open education institutions to share their views on the use of the latest technology and the provision of library services to distance learners. This document describes the library services…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Distance Education, Electronic Libraries, Foreign Countries
Watson, Elizabeth F., Ed.; Jagannathan, Neela, Ed. – 1997
The provision of good library services is a crucial factor in determining the quality of distance education. This collection of articles acquaints readers with distance librarianship as it is practiced in developed and developing countries throughout the British Commonwealth. The reader includes: "Introduction" (Michael Wooliscroft); "Distance…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Computer Mediated Communication, Developed Nations, Developing Nations
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Jagannathan, Neela – Resource Sharing & Information Networks, 1996
Discusses the role of libraries in the development of distance education in India since 1962, focusing on the acquisition, management, and provision of information services to adult learners. The needs of distance learners, and problems faced by open universities trying to fulfill those needs, are examined. Resource sharing and networking may help…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Distance Education, Educational Demand, Educational Development