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  • 1. WHAT IS ERIC? <ul><li>AN OVERVIEW OF THE EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES INFORMATION CENTER DATABASE </li></ul><ul><li>by </li></ul><ul><li>MARK HABER </li></ul><ul><li>THE COLLEGE OF NEW ROCHELLE, GILL LIBRARY </li></ul><ul><li>October 2008 </li></ul>
  • 2. E DUCATIONAL R ESOURCES I NFORMATION C ENTER WHAT IS ERIC?
  • 3. ERIC Facts <ul><li>Established in 1966 </li></ul><ul><li>Sponsored by U.S. Dept. of Education </li></ul><ul><li>Contains both journal articles and documents </li></ul>
  • 4. WHAT ARE ERIC DOCUMENTS? <ul><li>Papers presented at scholarly conferences </li></ul><ul><li>Reports of school districts </li></ul><ul><li>Reports of state departments of education </li></ul><ul><li>Doctoral dissertations in education </li></ul>
  • 5. Limiting Your Search <ul><li>ERIC Searches can be limited to: </li></ul><ul><li>Journal articles only </li></ul><ul><li>Peer reviewed materials </li></ul><ul><li>Full text materials </li></ul>
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  • 7. Controlled Vocabulary <ul><li>Agreed upon term for a subject or concept </li></ul><ul><li>(in ERIC, these are called “Descriptors”) </li></ul><ul><li>Phonic method USE Phonics </li></ul><ul><li>Reading disabilities USE Reading Difficulties </li></ul><ul><li>Speech handicaps USE Speech Impairments </li></ul>
  • 8. Use of Thesaurus <ul><li>List of ERIC Descriptors </li></ul><ul><li>Scope Note (ERIC’s definition of the term) </li></ul><ul><li>Other Terms (Broader, Narrower, Related) </li></ul>
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  • 13. Boolean Searching <ul><li>Combine Search Terms </li></ul><ul><li>“ AND” narrows the search (retrieved item must have all the terms) </li></ul><ul><li>“ OR” broadens the search (retrieved item can have one or more of any of the terms) </li></ul><ul><li>“ NOT” limits the search (retrieved item does not have the term) </li></ul>
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  • 16. Truncation <ul><li>The asterisk * at the end of the root of a word retrieves the word and all forms of the word </li></ul><ul><li>Teach* retrieves teach, teacher, teaching, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Adolescen* retrieves adolescent, adolescence, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Read* retrieves read, reader, reading, etc. </li></ul>
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  • 18. Retrieving the full text <ul><li>Some articles and documents are available full text </li></ul><ul><li>Others can be requested at the Circulation Desk </li></ul><ul><li>Journal articles and ERIC documents that are not owned by CNR can be ordered via Illiad </li></ul><ul><li>The Arrigoni Library at Iona College (715 North Ave. New Rochelle) also has many ERIC documents and education journals and is available for use by CNR students. </li></ul>
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  • 28. Advantages of Using ERIC <ul><li>Contains both journal articles and ERIC documents </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehensive Thesaurus </li></ul><ul><li>Boolean Searching </li></ul>

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