ERIC Number: ED476464
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: N/A
A Quick Guide to Education Data Resources. A Tabletop Reference to Selected NCES Web Site Tools. For Librarians, Students, and Parents.
National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
This leaflet is a guide to data resources on the Internet related to education. The first Web site listed, http://nces.ed.gov/globallocator/, allows the user to search for public and private elementary and secondary schools by name, city, state, or zip code. The second site, "The Students' Classroom," offers information on a range of topics and activities related to mathematics. Two sites from the National Center on Education Statistics (NCES) allow the user to search for tables and figures in NCES publications or to search for NCES publications through its electronic catalog. Also listed is an NCES site that allows the user to obtain information about a particular library or to establish a set of peer libraries to compare on a variety of characteristics. The last site described is that of the NCES Library Statistics program. (SLD)
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Information Dissemination, Mathematics, Public Libraries, Schools, Search Strategies, Tables (Data), World Wide Web
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners; Students
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.