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ERIC Number: ED160042
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-May
Pages: 124
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Information and Referral Services: The Resource File.
Long, Nicholas; And Others
This manual was prepared to assist managers of information and referral (I&R) services to develop and maintain an adequate file of resources for the I&R center. Topics covered include preliminary planning, time estimates for set-up and file up-dating; the concept of recruiting volunteers to help operate the center and training that would be needed; descriptions of several currently operating systems for gathering and organizing information for rapid and accurate retrieval; the identification of community agencies and the services they provide, and how staff should approach these organizations to explain the I&R service and also gather important referral information; procedures for contacting private practitioners; a filing system that could be used in an I&R center; how the resource file can be made more flexible; and procedures to be followed in using and updating the resource file. The appendix contains copies of questionnaires, file forms, form letters, and flow charts. (JAB)
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (733-186/2132)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Administration on Aging (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: InterStudy, Minneapolis, MN.
Note: For related document, see ED 055 634