GL and the National Library of Education (US)

An interesting note on GL and Libraries…

NLE ON BOARD AS AN ASSOCIATE MEMBER OF GREYNET AND CURRENT GL8 SPONSOR
GreyNet, 6 September 2006

The National Library of Education, a subsidiary of the U.S. Department of Education has become an Associate Member of GreyNet http://www.greynet.org and in so doing has returned to the GL-Conference Series as one of its main Sponsors. http://www.textrelease.com/textreleasehome/gl8sponsors.html.

The National Library of Education serves as the federal government’s primary resource center for education information, providing collections and information services to the public, education community and other government agencies on current and historical programs, activities and publications of the U.S. Department of Education; federal education policy; and education research and statistics. The Library’s central collection focuses on the field of education, especially resources published since 1965, as well as related fields such as law, public policy, economics, urban affairs, sociology, history, philosophy, psychology, and information science. In
addition to a collection of over 60,000 books, the Library holds more than 800 English-language journals in education and related fields; the complete ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) microfiche collection; archives of official print and electronic documents published by the U.S. Department of Education; and histories and documentation of education legislation passed by the Congress. The Library also serves as a depository under the Federal Depository Library Program of the U.S. Government Printing Office, making available documents produced by various other federal government agencies.

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