ERIC Number: ED425298
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Sep-8
Reference Count: N/A
The Alexander N. Charters Library of Resources for Educators of Adults at Syracuse University Library.
This document describes the contents of the Alexander N. Charters Library of Resources for Educators of Adults at Syracuse University Library. The document begins with a brief history of the development of the library's collections, which occupy 900 feet of shelf space and contain more than 50 groups of personal papers and records of organizations involved in adult education. Next, some of the collections' most notable contents, including documents pertaining to the adult education activities conducted through the Peace Corps, Volunteers in Service to American (VISTA), and Project Head Start and the papers of Malcolm S. Knowles, Paul Henry Sheats, and Robert J. Blakely, are highlighted. The remainder of the document is an annotated bibliography of 53 items housed in the Charters library. Among those items are records of the following organizations and individuals: Adult Education Association (AEA), Adult Education Association/American Association for Adults and Continuing Education (AEA/AAACE), American Foundation for Continuing Education (AFCE), ERIC Clearinghouse of Adult Education (ERIC/AE), Fund for Adult Education (FAE), and Laubach Literacy International Incorporated and Laubach Literacy Action (LLA). (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Annotated Bibliographies, Conferences, Continuing Education, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Educational Theories, Higher Education, International Organizations, Letters (Correspondence), Library Collection Development, Library Collections, Meetings, National Organizations, Nonprofit Organizations, Professional Associations, Public Agencies, Research Libraries, Research Reports, Resource Materials
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Syracuse Univ., NY. Library.