ERIC Number: EJ398522
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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ERIC: Sphinx or Golden Griffin?
Lopez, Manuel D.
Urban Education, v24 n3 p287-307 Oct 1989
Evaluates the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) database. Summarizes ERIC's history and organization, and discusses criticisms concerning access, currency, and database content. Reviews role of component clearinghouses, indexing practices, thesaurus structure, international coverage, and comparative studies. Finds ERIC a valuable resource, though with shortcomings, for researchers and practitioners. (AF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers
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