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View Resource International Association of School Librarianship (IASL)

The IASL is an international organization that offers guidance and advice for the development of school libraries and the school library profession. While librarians and related professionals will get the most out of this site, some of its offerings will also interest other users. Chief among these is the large collection of annotated Internet resources, which are organized by topic (ChildrenĀ“s...
View Resource Center Research Site

This site provides links to reports and publications from the twelve National Research and Development Centers of the US Department of Education's Office of Educational Research and Improvement. The twelve Centers are located at various universities across the US, and each focuses on a different aspect of the field of education, including early childhood development and learning, cultural and...
View Resource State of the Internet 2000

Recently released, this report from the US Internet Council (USIC) and International Technology & Trade Associates, Inc. (ITTA) offers an "overview of recent Internet trends and examines how the Internet is affecting both business and social relationships around the world." This year's report pays special attention to the increasingly international nature of the Internet and the rapid emergence of...
View Resource E-Rate and the Digital Divide: A Preliminary Analysis From the Integrated Studies of Educational Technology

Funded by the Department of Education, this report offers the first comprehensive consideration of the effects of the Universal Service Fund for Schools and Libraries (known as the "E-Rate") created as part of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 "to provide discounts on the cost of telecommunications services and equipment to all public and private schools and libraries." The specific aim of the...
View Resource Public Libraries and the Internet 2000

In late September 2000, the US National Commission on Libraries and Information Science published results of its sixth public library Internet study released in the last decade (see the September 6, 1996 Scout Report for information about the 1996 survey). The 2000 Internet Connectivity Study measured the level of connectivity, public access, training support, and technology funding, current and...
View Resource Advanced Telecommunications in U.S. Private Schools: 1998-99

In late January 2001, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) released this publication. Published January 22nd, the Advanced Telecommunications in U.S. Private Schools: 1998-99 provides data on personal computer and Internet availability in private schools. The data include student-to-computer ratios, the number of private schools with Internet access, and statistics on instructional...
View Resource Future e-access to the primary literature

This new online debate hosted by Nature explores "the most crucial and talked-about aspect of scientific publishing -- the impact of the web on the publication of original research." At the center of this debate will be the "The Public Library of Science" (PLS) initiative, an attempt to force publishers to place archived reports of original research into centralized, freely available, and...
View Resource Internet Access in U.S. Public Schools and Classrooms: 1994-2000

Released by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) on May 9, 2001, this brief report presents data on Internet access in U.S. public schools from 1994 to 2000 by school characteristics. Topics covered include the progress of public schools in connecting to the Internet, the ratio of students to instructional computers, the ways public schools are connected to the Internet, and, for...
View Resource Impact of the Internet on Learning & Teaching

Created by Dr. Hossein Arsham, The Wright Distinguished Research Professor in Management Science and Statistics at the University of Baltimore, this site reveals insights gained by Arsham and colleagues from their experiences teaching in the first accredited all on-line MBA program at the University of Baltimore. "The site covers how to begin, how to operate, and how to make e-learning successful...
View Resource TAPPED IN Services

TAPPED IN is an online work place for an international community of education professionals, ranging from educators, librarians, and students in K-12 and higher education to researchers who are engaged in professional development programs and informal collaborative activities. TAPPED IN is a trademark of SRI International and is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation. It...
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