ERIC Number: ED418700
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Open Window: The Newsletter of the National Library of Education, 1997.
Craig, Judy, Ed.
Open Window, v1-2 1997
This document consists of the first two issues of the new newsletter of the National Library of Education (NLE). This newsletter is designed to provide insight into the activities and programs occurring in the newest national library. The NLE is planned to be a virtual library that will bring together both providers and users of education information. The newsletter's first issue includes an introduction and articles on the following topics: Educational Resources Information Clearinghouse (ERIC) celebrates three decades of service; functions of the NLE Technology Resources Center; NLE advancements on the Internet, including the development and management of the Online Library and role in the creation of other U.S. Department of Education offices' web pages; and a profile of Dr. Vance Grant, specialist in education statistics at the NLE. The second issue contains an article by Blane K. Dessy, the NLE Executive Director, on the report "Access for All" describing the National Library of Education as a new kind of library positioned to meet the challenges of the future; "Research Syntheses on Critical Issues in American Education" (David Boesel); "Digitized Research Literature Project" (Judy Craig and Bob Thomas) describes a new service, offering a set of 31 disks containing approximately 8,300 ERIC resumes and over 5,000 full-text documents of the National Research and Development Centers; "Cross-Site Indexing Initiative" (Donna Timms) describes the one-stop shopping approach to Internet searching; ERIC services updates, including the "Virtual Reference Desk" and"The GEM Project: The Gateway to Educational Materials" (Judy Craig and David Lankes); and a staff member profile: "Keith Stubbs--the 'Web' Guru." (SWC/AEF)
Descriptors: Electronic Libraries, Federal Libraries, Internet, Library Directors, Library Extension, Library Planning, Library Role, Library Services, National Libraries
National Library of Education, U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, 555 New Jersey Avenue N.W., Washington, DC 20208-5721.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Library of Education (OERI/ED), Washington, DC.