ERIC Number: ED409794
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Oct
Compendium of National Data Sources on Higher Education.
Russell, Alene Bycer, Ed.; Christal, Melodie E., Ed.
This reference work is an updated guide to 115 major national data sources related to higher education including surveys and databases, reports, statistical digests, and other means for making data available. It focuses on sources of data that are national in scope, updated and made available on a regular or periodic basis, and useful for policy analysis and development in relation to postsecondary education. Information on each source includes organization or agency name including acronyms, data source/title, description, data collected/reported, data availability, current data uses, publications, source/contact, World Wide Web site address, Fax numbers, and electronic mail addresses. The sources are grouped under five general topics and under each topic heading sources are listed alphabetically by organization. The five topics are: (1) general references; (2) postsecondary education; (3) finance and management; (4) faculty, staffing and salaries; and (5) physical facilities, libraries and assets. The compendium also includes indices by organization/agency and data source/title. Appendices provide information on ordering materials from the National Center for Education Statistics, the National Science Foundation, and the U.S. Bureau of the Census. (JLS)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Libraries, Data, Databases, Educational Facilities, Educational Finance, Enrollment, Higher Education, Information Dissemination, Information Sources, Salaries, Statistical Data
State Higher Education Executive Officers, 707 17th St., Suite 2700, Denver, CO 80202-3427; phone: 303-299-3686 ($20 prepaid with 3-ring binder; $15 replacement pages only).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: State Higher Education Executive Officers Association.
Note: For the previous edition, see ED 365 263.