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ERIC Number: ED186034
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Jul-1
Reference Count: 0
A Feasibility Study on Computerizing the Resource and Referral Service Database.
Lynd, Charles W.
This report analyzes file development efforts of the Resource and Referral Service project to determine the feasibility of computerizing a database of information on educational resource organizations. Background information on the project is presented in the introduction. The report describes present policies, identifies factors affecting computer feasibility, outlines design options, and makes recommendations for major system functions. Chapters address content and organization, selection, acquisition, processing, file maintenance, vocabulary development, search and retrieval, user products and services, recommendations, and implications for future database development. Current and proposed formats for processing organizational information are appended, along with vendor information for search and retrieval systems. (FM)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.