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Lynch, Mary Jo; Oder, Norman; Halstead, Kent; Fox, Bette-Lee – Bowker Annual Library and Book Trade Almanac, 2003
Includes seven reports that discuss research on libraries and librarianship, including academic, public, and school libraries; awards and grants; number of libraries in the United States and Canada; National Center for Education Statistics results; library expenditures for public, academic, special, and government libraries; library budgets; price…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Annual Reports, Awards, Budgets
Sullivan, Sharon G.; Grabois, Andrew; Greco, Albert N. – Bowker Annual Library and Book Trade Almanac, 2003
Includes six reports related to book trade statistics, including prices of U.S. and foreign materials; book title output and average prices; book sales statistics; book exports and imports; book outlets in the U.S. and Canada; and numbers of books and other media reviewed by major reviewing publications. (LRW)
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Book Reviews, Books, International Trade
Bowker Annual Library and Book Trade Almanac, 2003
Includes seven lists of cooperative library organizations; national libraries and information industry associations in the United States and Canada; state, provincial, and regional library associations in the United States and Canada; state and provincial library agencies; state school library media associations; international library…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Consortia, Foreign Countries, International Organizations
Bowker Annual Library and Book Trade Almanac, 2003
Includes two lists: one of book trade associations in the United States and Canada, and one of international and foreign book trade associations. Concludes with National Information Standards Organization (NISO) standards; calendar, 2003-2012; acronyms; index of organizations; and subject index. (LRW)
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Foreign Countries, International Organizations, National Organizations
Sullivan, Sharon G.; Ink, Gary; Grabois, Andrew; Barr, Catherine – Bowker Annual Library and Book Trade Almanac, 2001
Includes six articles that discuss research and statistics relating to the book trade. Topics include prices of U.S. and foreign materials; book title output and average prices; book sales statistics; book exports and imports; book outlets in the U.S. and Canada; and books and other media reviewed. (LRW)
Descriptors: Book Reviews, Books, Foreign Countries, International Trade
Lynch, Mary Jo; St. Lifer, Evan; Halstead, Kent; Fox, Bette-Lee; Miller, Marilyn L.; Shontz, Marilyn L. – Bowker Annual Library and Book Trade Almanac, 2001
These nine articles discuss research and statistics on libraries and librarianship, including libraries in the United States, Canada, and Mexico; acquisition expenditures in public, academic, special, and government libraries; price indexes; state rankings of public library data; library buildings; expenditures in school library media centers; and…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Cost Indexes, Foreign Countries, Government Libraries
Lynch, Mary Jo; Dunn, Christina; Halstead, Kent; Fox, Bette-Lee; Jones, Emily J. – Bowker Annual Library and Book Trade Almanac, 1999
Presents: "Research on Libraries/Librarianship in 1998"; "Assessment of the Role of School/Public Libraries in Support of Education Reform"; "Number of Libraries in the United States, Canada, and Mexico"; Highlights of NCES Surveys"; "Library Acquisition Expenditures, 1997-1998: United States Public,…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
Bosch, Stephen; Ink, Gary; Greco, Albert N. – Bowker Annual Library and Book Trade Almanac, 1999
Presents: "Prices of United States and Foreign Published Materials"; "Book Title Output and Average Prices"; "Book Sales Statistics, 1998"; "United States Book Exports and Imports: 1998"; "International Book Title Output: 1990-96"; "Number of Book Outlets in the United States and Canada";…
Descriptors: Books, Costs, Foreign Countries, Printed Materials
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Stake, Robert E., Ed. – Studies in Educational Evaluation, 1990
Eight papers outline the nature of the present federally funded effort to improve the evaluation data gathered by programs for the transition of handicapped adolescents to higher education or work. Evaluation research, program evaluation flexibility, and professional standards are considered. Two other evaluation studies consider international…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Disabilities, Education Work Relationship, Educational Research
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Campbell, J. R., Ed. – International Journal of Educational Research, 1994
This special issue summarizes parallel studies in five countries (Japan, Greece, Thailand, Republic of China, United States) investigating the causal linkages among socioeconomic status variables, family processes, and school variables on the mathematics achievement of urban elementary school children. Methodological problems in cross-cultural and…
Descriptors: Causal Models, Cross Cultural Studies, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
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Hepfer, Cindy; And Others – The Serials Librarian, 1987
Four papers discuss: (1) AACR2's effect on library public services; (2) problems of serials cataloging with AACR2; (3) the application of AACR2 to descriptive cataloging of serials in the Library of Congress and the CONSER (Conservation of Serials) project; and (4) bilingual serial cataloging at the National Library of Canada. (MES)
Descriptors: Cataloging, Developed Nations, Foreign Countries, Library Services
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Ferguson, Dianne L., Ed. – International Journal of Educational Research, 1998
The seven chapters of this theme issue focus on efforts in four countries to understand and improve the experiences of students traditionally defined as having disabilities or special needs. The chapters include a discussion of the language of special education reform and accounts of inclusion-related issues in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, and the…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Disabilities, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education
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Macpherson, R. J. S.; And Others – International Journal of Educational Research, 1995
The seven chapters of this theme issue explore current developments in research into educational accountability. State educational performance reporting policies, resource allocation for accountability, and educational reforms in Canada, Hong Kong, and Malaysia are discussed. The final chapters consider accountability policy research. (SLD)
Descriptors: Accountability, Educational Change, Educational Finance, Educational Improvement
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Campbell, James Reed, Ed. – International Journal of Educational Research, 1996
The eight chapters of this theme issue use quantitative and qualitative methods to explore the nature and nurture of young participants in the mathematics Olympiad from five countries. Parallel studies are presented of winners from China, Taiwan, and the United States, along with descriptions of programs in Japan and Russia. (SLD)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Cross Cultural Studies, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Meijnen, G. Wim, Ed.; Peschar, Jules L., Ed. – International Journal of Educational Research, 1991
Six papers review international issues in educational opportunity, with emphasis on Europe and Japan. The various contributions provide confirmation that, although the connection between school success and social background continues to resist educational measures, an increase in the average level of education is becoming apparent. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Aspiration, Academic Persistence, Access to Education
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