ERIC Number: ED399752
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Accessing the ERIC Resource Collection. A Parent's Guide. Revised Edition.
Kupper, Lisa, Ed.
This guide describes ERIC as an information system sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education that gathers, selects, abstracts, and indexes documents and articles on a wide range of education topics. The guide provides information on the following: (1) how to get started using ERIC; (2) how to use a computer to access the ERIC database; (3) how to obtain articles or documents through ERIC; and (4) how to locate ERIC information about disabilities. Two books are listed for further information on ERIC and accessing special education information. A sample ERIC document resume is provided. ERIC's 16 clearinghouses are listed, with their addresses, telephone numbers, Internet addresses, and descriptions of the education areas covered. (CR)
Descriptors: Clearinghouses, Databases, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Centers, Information Services, Information Sources, Postsecondary Education, Preschool Education
National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities, P.O. Box 1492, Washington, DC 20013-1492; telephone: 202-884-8200; toll-free telephone: 800-695-0285; e-mail email@example.com; website: http://www.aed.org/nichcy
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities, Washington, DC.; Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC.