ERIC Number: ED092164
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
ERIC Processing Manual. Rules and Guidelines for the Acquisition, Selection, and Technical Processing of Documents and Journal Articles by the Various Components of the ERIC Network.
ERIC Processing and Reference Facility, Bethesda, MD.; Educational Resources Information Center (DHEW), Washington, DC.
This loose-leaf manual provides the detailed rules, guidelines, and examples to be used by the components of the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) network in acquiring and selecting documents and in processing them (i.e. cataloging, indexing, abstracting) for input to the ERIC computer system and subsequent announcement in "Research in Education." It also covers the procedures to be followed in maintaining the indexing vocabulary (the Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors). The major sections of the manual are entitled: Acquisitions, Selection, Handling and Shipping, Descriptive Cataloging, Abstracting/Annotating, Indexing, Vocabulary Development and Maintenance, Journal Article Processing. There are several appendixes, e.g., Acronym Dictionary, Glossary of Terms, ERIC Clearinghouse Scope of Interest Guide, COSATI Cataloging Standard, Identifier Authority List, and the ERIC Directory. This manual will be of interest to all organizations that use the ERIC data base. A detailed index facilitates its use. (WTB)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Processing and Reference Facility, Bethesda, MD.; Educational Resources Information Center (DHEW), Washington, DC.