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  1. 1. ERIC Products and Services The ERIC Database
  2. 2. ERIC Digests <ul><li>The ERIC Clearinghouses have produced more than 2,000 ERIC Digests. These two-page, research-synthesis papers provide brief overviews of current education issues. They are frequently in question-and-answer format and always include a list of additional resources. </li></ul><ul><li>ERIC Digests can be found via http://www.accesseric.org </li></ul>The ERIC Database
  3. 3. AskERIC <ul><li>AskERIC is a personalized, Internet-based service that will answer your education-related questions—usually in two working days. AskERIC responses include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a list of ERIC database abstracts on your topic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>relevant full-text materials, such as ERIC Digests (if available) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>referrals to related organizations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>suggested Web sites on your topic </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Send your questions to [email_address] </li></ul>The ERIC Database
  4. 4. National Parent Information Network (NPIN) <ul><li>Assessment and Testing </li></ul><ul><li>Child Care (all ages) </li></ul><ul><li>Children and the Media </li></ul><ul><li>Children with Special Needs </li></ul><ul><li>Children's Health and Nutrition </li></ul><ul><li>Early Childhood—Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Families, Technology, and Education </li></ul><ul><li>Helping Children Learn at Home </li></ul><ul><li>Parents and Schools as Partners </li></ul><ul><li>Teens (14–20) </li></ul>The ERIC Database NPIN provides parents and those who work with parents with a variety of resources, including Parent News , a bimonthly online magazine for parents; Parents AskERIC, an e-mail question-answering service; and lots of useful information grouped into categories such as: Try NPIN at http://npin.org
  5. 5. <ul><li>ERIC Information Specialists are available to help you locate the information you need. These subject experts can: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Give you tips on searching the ERIC database on your topic. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Send you free and low-cost ERIC publications. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Suggest Web sites and other resources on your topic. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>To reach ERIC Information Specialists: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Contact ACCESS ERIC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1–800–LET–ERIC </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.accesseric.org </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>ACCESS ERIC will refer you to the ERIC Clearinghouse that covers your area of interest. </li></ul>Help From Subject Experts The ERIC Database
  6. 6. ERIC-Produced Publications <ul><li>ERIC Clearinghouses and components offer an array of books, monographs, journals, and other publications. </li></ul><ul><li>To find out what’s available, contact ACCESS ERIC or the clearinghouses. </li></ul>The ERIC Database
  7. 7. Content-Rich Web Sites <ul><li>All ERIC components have Web sites. These sites provide you with copies of ERIC Digests, information on other ERIC-produced publications, virtual libraries of full-text material from other sources, electronic journals, and links to related Web sites. The next two slides show the home pages of two ERIC Clearinghouse Web sites. </li></ul>The ERIC Database
  8. 8. The ERIC Database http://ericir.syr.edu/ithome/
  9. 9. The ERIC Database http://www.ericsp.org/
  10. 10. <ul><li>All ERIC Web sites are linked together by the main ERIC site: </li></ul>The ERIC Database http://www.accesseric.org
  11. 11. <ul><li>ERIC also features: </li></ul><ul><li>Lesson plans —links to more than 6,000 online educational materials from 90 organizations: http://www.thegateway.org </li></ul><ul><li>Parent Brochures —more than 35 brochures in question-and-answer format: http://www.accesseric.org </li></ul><ul><li>Listservs —electronic discussion groups on school library and media services, early childhood education, school administration, and many other topics: http://www.accesseric.org </li></ul><ul><li>A Conference Calendar —a searchable database of more than 600 education-related conferences: http://www.accesseric.org </li></ul>The ERIC Database
  12. 12. <ul><li>For more information on ERIC, contact: </li></ul><ul><li>ACCESS ERIC </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.accesseric.org </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>1–800–LET–ERIC (538–3742) </li></ul>

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