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Oversight Hearing on OERI (The ERIC System). Hearing before the Subcommittee on Select Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, First Session [microform]
Bib ID 5484880
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
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Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor
 
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Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1987 
181 p. 
Summary

This oversight hearing was held to review the status of the 21-year-old Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) program, which is administered by the Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI) in the U.S. Department of Education, and to hear administration proposals for the redesign of the ERIC system. This report of the hearing begins with an opening statement by the Hon. Major R. Owens, chairman of the subcommittee, who stressed the importance of the successful management of information and the need for adequate funding for the ERIC system. The report also provides transcripts of statements presented at the hearing and discussion of those statements, as well as prepared statements and testimony submitted to the subcommittee. Statements (and prepared statements) are included from: (1) Chester E. Finn, Assistant Secretary for Educational Research and Improvement, U.S. Department of Education; (2) Lynn Barnett, Chair of the ERIC Technical Steering Committee; (3) Donald P. Ely, Director of the ERIC Clearinghouse on Information Resources; (4) Don Erickson, Director of the ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children; (5) Leslie Bjorncrantz, curriculum librarian and education bibliographer at Northwestern University; (6) Kenneth S. Tollett, distinguished professor of higher education, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Howard University; and (7) Charles W. Hoover, retired Director of ERIC. Additional testimony and prepared statements are also included from Natalie Felsher, Montgomery County (Maryland) Public Schools; Paula Montgomery, Maryland State Department of Education; Robert E. Chesley, an educational consultant and former Director of ERIC; and Laurie Garduque, Director of Governmental and Professional Liaison for the American Educational Research Association. (BBM)

Notes

Availability: Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.

ERIC Note: Serial No. 100-45. For related materials, see "ERIC Redesign. Papers Issued for Public Comment, 1986-1987" (ED 278 429).

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May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Access to Information.  |  Bibliographic Databases.  |  Clearinghouses.  |  Educational Change.  |  Federal Programs.  |  Financial Support.  |  Hearings.  |  Information Dissemination.  |  Information Needs.  |  Information Services.  |  Information Systems.  |  Program Effectiveness.  |  Technological Advancement.  |  Users (Information)  |  ERIC  |  Congress 100th Educational Information
Form/genre Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials.
Other authors/contributors Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor
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