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ERIC Number: ED178018
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Memorandum to a Newcomer to the Field of Institutional Research.
Lyons, John M.
A descriptive compendium of available resources in the field of institutional research is presented, and intra-institutional data sources, in-house committees, and resource personnel are briefly discussed. Information is provided on: the Association for Institutional Research; eight other professional organizations; 10 national organizations and agencies; state or regional organizations; academic research centers; periodic publications; and other publications. The following professional organizations are described: American Association for Higher Education; American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers; American Association of Community and Junior Colleges; American Association of University Administrators; American Educational Research Association; Operations Research Society of America; Society for College and University Planning; and The Institute of Management Sciences. The following national organizations and agencies are described: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare; Educational Resources Information Center; The National Center for Higher Education Management Systems; American Council on Education; National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges; National Education Association; National Board on Graduate Education; Educational Testing Service; American College Testing Program; and College Entrance Examination Board/College Scholarship Service. A bibliography of publications of the Association for Institutional Research and other recent publications is included. (SW)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Information Analyses; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Institutional Research.