ERIC Number: ED225602
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Databases and Clearinghouses: Information Resources for Education. Fifth Edition.
Gordon, Ruth, Comp.; Smink, Jay, Comp.
Intended as a desk reference for persons involved in all aspects of education, this directory contains information on 56 online databases and 64 clearinghouses. The directory is divided into two main sections, each arranged alphabetically by name. Section one, "Databases," contains 1-page descriptions and sample records of 12 education databases and 3 multi-disciplinary databases pertinent to education. The information provided for each database includes major area(s), size, date established, update frequency, search aids, publications, types of source materials, document delivery, information contact, and commercial vendor(s). In addition, brief annotations are provided for 41 databases relevant to education. Section two, "Clearinghouses," contains profiles of education clearinghouses and clearinghouses concerned with education-related topics such as aging, child abuse, drug addiction, disabilities, grants, microcomputers, and women's sports. The profiles highlight services provided, publications, date established, principal clients, source materials, forms of information available, and information contact. An introduction, guides to interpreting the database and clearinghouse profiles, a list of references, a resource index, and a subject index complete the publication. (Author/ESR)
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington DC 20402 (1982/660-047/10).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.
Note: For related document, see ED 184 534.