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Antony, Arthur; And Others – Special Libraries, 1979
An on-line bibliographic search on evaluating computerized bibliographic data bases and systems, which was performed in the ERIC data base, led the authors to recommend several aspects of online searching for more relevant search results in library and information science literature. (Author/JD)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Comparative Analysis, Information Science, Library Science
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Leong, Alice – Special Libraries, 1979
Distinguishes five main categories of special libraries in Singapore: those of private organizations, foreign governments, government departments, statutory boards, and regional organizations. Statistical data are provided for library holdings, professional staff employment, and subject profiles, and suggestions for improving various aspects of…
Descriptors: Government Libraries, Graphs, Library Administration, Library Associations
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Campbell, H. C. – International Library Review, 1979
The existence of EURONET, the European online information network sponsored by the European Economic Community, raises questions as to how non-European countries' access to the on-line information and data systems of Europe will be handled in the future. Its organization, and some of these related questions are discussed. (Author/MBR)
Descriptors: Background, Essays, Information Networks, Information Systems
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Wender, Ruth W. – Special Libraries, 1979
A noncomputerized study of the journal title usage by the clients of the Extension Division of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Library showed that its validity increased in direct proportion to the number of relevant parameters. Such studies should include both numbers of requesters and numbers of requests. (Author)
Descriptors: Medical Libraries, Periodicals, Research Methodology, Tables (Data)
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Isaacs, Joseph C. – Journal of Medical Education, 1979
The annual survey, undertaken by the Association of American Medical Colleges, of income, expense and general operating information for university-owned teaching hospitals is discussed. Focus is on sources of income, including state funds, Medicare, and insurance companies. (JMD)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Expenditures, Financial Support, Higher Education
Szymanski, Albert – Aztlan--International Journal of Chicano Studies Research, 1978
Latin Americans are displacing Blacks in the most menial and low paying positions as a rapidly increasing percentage of the various categories of dirty work are being occupied by Spanish speaking people. As Blacks move into less menial and better paying positions, a new underclass of Spanish speaking immigrant workers is being created. (Author/NQ)
Descriptors: Economics, Employment Patterns, Employment Statistics, Foreign Workers
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Smith, William C. – Journal of Medical Education, 1980
Results of the Association of American Medical Colleges survey of the 1979-80 compensation of full-time U.S. medical school faculty members are reported. The sources of faculty compensation examined include: the base/guaranteed component that is exclusive of fringe benefits; and supplement income. Mean salaries are listed by faculty and rank and…
Descriptors: Academic Rank (Professional), Comparative Analysis, Compensation (Remuneration), Departments
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Journal of Optometric Education, 1980
Characteristics of student enrollment and financial aid, extracted from the annual survey of optometric educational institutions conducted by the Council on Optometric Education, are reported. Student characteristics such as educational background, sex, minority group, and grade point average are among the data included. (Author/JMD)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Educational Background, Enrollment, Grade Point Average
Koder, L. M.; And Others – Journal of Tertiary Educational Administration, 1980
A study of postsecondary educational demand in a reqion of Australia reveals information on high school students' anticipated participation, planned level of study, degree aspiration, institutional choice, and preference for field of study. Data tables are included. (MSE)
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, College Choice, Degrees (Academic), Educational Demand
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Schlegel, John F. – American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 1980
Fall 1979 pharmacy school enrollments statistics are discussed. Enrollments reflect trends reported in previous years including: declines in total enrollments and the proportion of Black students in minority schools; little change in proportion of foreign students and students enrolled for the PharmD; and increases in females and underrepresented…
Descriptors: Degrees (Academic), Enrollment, Enrollment Trends, Females
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Thomae-Forgues, Maria E.; Tonesk, Xenia – Journal of Medical Education, 1980
Data on the 1979-80 enrollment in United States medical schools provided by the Association of American Medical Colleges are presented. Female medical student enrollment increased and figures do not support the notion that underrepresented minorities have been adversely affected by the Bakke decision. (MLW)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Enrollment Rate, Ethnic Groups, Females
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Schwartz, Donald J. – Public Personnel Management, 1978
The major objective of this paper was to demonstrate that it is possible, using a probabilistic approach, to derive a method of evaluating the interaction of adverse effect, criterion differences, and bias and, using a linear model, determining their effect on job relatedness. (Author)
Descriptors: Bias, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences, Models
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Shroeder, Charles C.; Belmonte, Albert A. – American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 1979
Reported is a study to determine whether the homogeneous residential grouping of female prepharmacy students would increase persistence and satisfaction with both the pharmacy curriculum and residence hall living, facilitate peer relationships, and enhance behavioral development. (JMD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Environment, College Students, Comparative Statistics
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Graettinger, John S. – Journal of Medical Education, 1979
Statistical information concerning medical students who participated in the National Resident Matching Program in 1979 is provided. The information includes data on United States students, North American graduates, foreign graduates, and numbers of specialty positions offered and applicants matched. (JMD)
Descriptors: Competitive Selection, Educational Demand, Educational Supply, Foreign Students
Underwood, Kenneth E.; And Others – American School Board Journal, 1980
Results of a national survey of board of education members include demographic information and outline the members' most pressing concerns. Members' concerns are compared with those the general public expressed in the 1979 Gallup Poll. (Author/IRT)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Attitudes, Boards of Education, Demography
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