ERIC Number: ED359989
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
ERIC Annual Report--1992. Summarizing the Recent Accomplishments of the Educational Resources Information Center.
ACCESS ERIC, Rockville, MD.
This is the fifth in a series of annual reports summarizing the activities and accomplishments of the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) program, which is funded and managed by the Office of Educational Research and Improvement in the U.S. Department of Education. The eight main sections cover: (1) highlights of the year in the areas of database building, electronic communication, and outreach and user services; (2) an overview of the ERIC system, including the clearinghouses, support components, funding, staffing, and the ERIC database; (3) electronic communication, including network access to the ERIC database, AskERIC (an Internet-based service for K-12 educators), ERIC resources on other online services, and other uses of networks by the ERIC system; (4) database building, including increasing quality acquisitions, expanded coverage, and full-text products; (5) user services, including training sessions to promote ERIC and responding to user needs; (6) publications and outreach; (7) collaborations and professional liaisons with other federally funded programs and ERIC Partners, as well as international activities; and (8) management and operations. Future directions are summarized. Exhibits present an OERI/ERIC organizational chart; staffing and funding for 1992; total number of records for the ERIC database; document acceptance versus rejection, 1988-1992; methods used to contact ERIC components, 1988-1992; analysis of ERIC users, 1988-1992; searches completed by ERIC clearinghouses, 1988-1992; and popular ERIC publications. (MES)
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ACCESS ERIC, Rockville, MD.