ERIC Number: ED422973
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
National Library of Education Advisory Task Force. Briefing Book.
National Library of Education (ED/OERI), Washington, DC.
This briefing book with appendices was prepared for the initial meetings of the National Library of Education Advisory Task Force (NLE/ATF), in March 1996. An agenda for this meeting is included in the briefing book. The first section, "Governing Authorities for NLE and the Advisory Task Force," contains a copy of Public Law 103-227, Title X, Part E: The National Library of Education; the NLS ATF Charter; and an amendment to the Charter. The second section, "The NLE Task Force and Its Role," covers the Advisory Committee Oversight and Operations Policy; Duties of the Designated Federal Office; and a list of ATF members with brief biographical information. The third section, "Introduction to NLE," contains: "A New National Library Fuels the Engine of Education" (Nancy J. Floyd),"The National Library of Education: Genesis, Rebirth, and Mission" (E. Stephen Hunt); and an overview of NLE programs and activities. The fourth section, "Navigating Around NLE," contains: copies of the Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI) and NLE organizational charts; a map of the NLE stacks; and a list of staff and key contact points. The last section, "NLE Collection Development Policy and Other Policy Drafts," contains: copies of the NLE Collection Development Policy; and draft policies on collection assessment, archival resources, and customer service. The appendices include a letter from the director. The first section of appendices, "Historical Background to NLE," contains: "A Brief History of the U.S. Department of Education Library" (Stephen J. Sniegoski); "A Proposal to Establish A National Education Information Reference Center" (John W. Collins); "Education's Library: Actions Needed to Improve Its Usefulness" (U.S. General Accounting Office Report); and "Summary of Public Comment Regarding NLE Received Pursuant to the 1994 Reauthorization and Reorganization of the OERI." The second section of the appendices, "The Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC)," contains: "The Three Phases of ERIC" (Robert M. Stonehill and Ted Brandhorst); "The Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC)" in "Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science: volume 51, supplement 14" (Ted Brandhorst); "ERIC Annual Report 1995"; and "ERIC's AskARIC Project and the National Parent Information Network." The last section of appendices, "NLE on the Internet," contains: "INet/Online Reference Library Description and Statistics"; and "The Web and the Department." (DLS)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Library of Education (ED/OERI), Washington, DC.