ERIC Number: ED063708
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-May
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Abstracting and Indexing Manual: Procedures of the CEC Information Center.
Woodworth, Karen L.
The manual explains abstracting and indexing styles and procedures used at the Council for Exceptional Children Information Center in preparing information for publication and entrance into the information retrieval system. General abstracting guidelines cover types of abstracts, form of abstract, content of abstract, abstracting guidelines for specific types of documents, methods of approach, permission to use author abstracts, and stylistic preferences. General indexing guidelines pertain to major indexing tools, what to index, and identifiers. Order and physical form of abstracts and record keeping are discussed in terms of procedures peculiar to local documents. Procedural and format differences peculiar to Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) document for Research in Education are then explained. The nature of the Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE), the ERIC journal article resume form, and procedural steps in processing CIJE articles are clarified. Miscellaneous procedures related to abstracting last explained are the abstract control list, thesaurus revision, and the ERIC quarterly report. (For two other manuals used at the Information Center, see also EC 042 176-7.) (CB)
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Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA. Information Center on Exceptional Children.