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[Consumer Guide]

National Institute on the Education of At-Risk Students


Number 13

September 1995

Gopher It! Information On-Line at the U.S. Department of Education

The ED Gopher

It's late at night; you've got a briefing to give tomorrow morning; and you don't have the information you need at hand. Who are you going to call? The U.S. Department of Education gopher! The U.S. Department of Education's National Library of Education is working to make a wide variety of reports, news releases, and other documents available online through the Internet.

Our gopher address is gopher.ed.gov. If you are unable to access our site directly, you can reach it from a main gopher tree by selecting North America -> USA -> General -> U.S. Department of Education.

What Is Available?

The information available on line is varied, and is constantly being updated. As of May 1995, the gopher site included

In addition, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) has placed full-text versions of many of its reports on line, including:

A Few Final Words

Please note:


This Consumer Guide is part of a series prepared by the Office of Educational Research and Improvement. To be added to the Consumer Guide mailing list, send your name and address to Consumer Guides, OERI, U.S. Department of Education, 555 New Jersey Avenue NW, Room 610, Washington, DC 20208. Consumer Guides are also available on the Internet at gopher.ed.gov. This document is in the public domain and may be freely reproduced in part or in its entirety without permission. Please credit OERI. If you have questions about this particular guide, please write to Judith Anderson at the address above, through the Internet at janderso@inet.ed.gov, by telephone at (202) 219-2086, or by FAX at (202) 219-2030.

AR 95-7027

This Consumer Guide is produced by the National Institute on the Education of At-Risk Students, Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI), U.S. Department of Education

Richard W. Riley, Secretary of Education
Sharon P. Robinson, Assistant Secretary, OERI
Judith I. Anderson, Acting Director, At-Risk Institute

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