ERIC Number: ED121556
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Sources of Information for Evaluating Rural Development: An Overview.
Grayburn, Laura; And Others
Designed to help rural development evaluators and other social scientists use their bibliographic search time more efficiently, this information guide presents the following: (1) detailed information on computerized information retrieval systems, including name, location, subject matter, turnaround time, cost, availability, and utility (Smithsonian Science Information Exchange--SSIE; Educational Resources Information Center--ERIC; Current Research Information System-CRIS; Cataloging and Indexing System of the National Agricultural Library--CAIN); (2) library sources (the Automated Information Retrieval Service and useful standard library search methods--the card catalogue under "evaluation", "action research", and "programs" and the following journal abstracts, readers' indexes, and journals: Sociological Abstracts; Dissertation Abstracts; Current Index to Journals in Education--CIJE; Development of Society; Evaluation; Human Organization; Journal of the Community; Journal of Extension; Social Issues; Sociological Methods and Research; Social Work; Theory and Practice; Transaction; Welfare in Review); (3) a selected bibliography with two citations for books, journal issues, and newsletters which either deal specifically with rural development evaluative research and/or offer extensive bibliographies. (JC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas A and M Univ., College Station. Texas Agricultural Experiment Station.; Southern Rural Development Center, State College, MS.
Note: Paper presented at the Rural Sociology Section of the SAAS Meetings (Mobile, Alabama, 1976)