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Your Guide to ERIC [microform] / Bettina A. Lankard
Bib ID 5576516
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Lankard, Bettina A
Online Versions
Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1994 
199 p. 

This ERIC curriculum package is intended to help people use the ERIC database, and may be used in a workshop setting under the guidance of a trainer or independently by individuals who want to learn about the ERIC system and how they can search the database and use its contents and services. The package consists of the following parts: (1) a self-instructional guide with four learning modules; (2) a set of transparencies for each module; (3) appendices (a list of ERIC Network Components, an ERIC Reproduction Release form, a list of ERIC Publication Types, an EDRS Document Order form, a list of Internet Access Points to ERIC, Evaluation Quiz Answer Keys); and (4) a set of Quick Search Cards, with step-by-step instructions for searching ERIC on Dialog OnDisc and SilverPlatter. The four modules are entitled "Introduction to ERIC,""How Documents Are Selected,""How to Search ERIC," and "How to Access ERIC Print Materials and Other Services." Each module contains a performance objective, a list of required materials, an instructional strategy, and an evaluation statement. There are also short questions to help trainees focus on pertinent information, exercises to help trainees develop the skills identified in the module, and a summary evaluation quiz. Also included are the following supplemental materials: ERIC Ready References--Search Aids, Document Delivery, What Kinds of Documents Are in the ERIC Database (RIE), Journals Currently Covered by "Current Index to Journals in Education," and ERIC at a Glance; Product Summary: ERIC on CD-ROM; and "All about ERIC," a 38-page publication providing a detailed overview of ERIC. (MAS)


Availability: Publications, Center on Education and Training for Employment, 1900 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43210-1090 ($30--includes Quick Search Cards; $5--Set of Quick Search Cards; add $3.50 minimum shipping and handling; orders of under $10 must be prepaid).

Sponsoring Agency: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.

Contract Number: RR93002001.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18:

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Databases.  |  Educational Objectives.  |  Evaluation Methods.  |  Instructional Materials.  |  Online Searching.  |  Online Systems.  |  Printed Materials.  |  Programmed Instructional Materials.  |  Reference Materials.  |  Search Strategies.  |  Selection.  |  Teaching Guides.  |  ERIC  |  DIALOG OnDisc SilverPlatter ERIC
Form/genre Guides, Non-Classroom.  |  ERIC Publications.
Other authors/contributors ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult, Career, and Vocational Education
Available From ERIC 


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