ERIC Number: ED272436
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Manual for Repackaging of Information on Population Education.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific.
Information is repackaged to assist population education information centers in their goal of facilitating the appropriate dissemination and use of information. Repackaging of information refers to the presentation of information in more understandable, readable, acceptable, and usable forms. This manual includes (1) guidelines for choosing repackaging activities; (2) identifying user groups, their information needs and corresponding repackaging activities; and (3) strategies for repackaging of population education information. This third section on strategies for repackaging makes up the bulk of the document and formats discussed include: accessions list, bibliographies, selective dissemination of information, literature reviews, case studies, state-of-the-art, abstracts, excerpts/extracts, reprints, handbooks/manuals, packages, translations, directories/inventories, newsletters, news sheets, news service, and audio-visuals. Sixteen references conclude the document. (BZ)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Bibliographies, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Indexes, Information Centers, Information Dissemination, Information Needs, Information Processing, Information Services, Information Utilization, Literature Reviews, Population Education, Selective Dissemination of Information, Use Studies, User Satisfaction (Information)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific.
Note: Portions of the document contain small type.