ERIC Number: ED442059
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
The International Career Development Library: The Use of Virtual Libraries To Promote Counselor Learning.
Walz, Garry R; Reedy, L. Star
This chapter discusses the development of virtual libraries by the ERIC Clearinghouse for Counseling and Students Services (ERIC/CASS). The International Career Development Library (ICDL) is discussed in detail and the features of the ICDL are described. These features include: the Search feature, providing access to the ICDL database via a customized search engine; Papers and Commentary, which serves as an on-line forum for presenting and discussing information and ideas of interest to career specialists; Reference Room, providing a comprehensive list of links to career-related resources beyond the virtual library; the Training Center, featuring an on-line training registry of instructors prepared to offer training in career-related programs; Member Services, containing the ICDL Library Card that provides special privileges and access to select library features; the Document Submission section, which welcomes materials of interest to practitioners in career counseling and guidance, educators, researchers, librarians, and others working in the field of career and workforce development; and the What's New section, highlighting information that is new and newsworthy. The plans for the future development of this virtual library are also described. (MKA)
American Counseling Association, 5999 Stevenson Ave., Alexandria, VA 22304-3300 ($29.95). Also available through ERIC Clearinghouse on Counseling and Student Services, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 201 Ferguson Building, P.O. Box 26171, Greensboro, NC 27402-6171; Tel: 800-414-9769 (Toll Free); Fax: 336-334-4116; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://ericcass.uncg.edu.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
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