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Monday, January 12, 2004

Life after death

Brock Read, AskERIC Finds a New Home, Chronicle of Higher Education, January 16, 2004 (accessible only to subscribers). Excerpt: "A popular [free] online repository for educational data and advice has found a new home [at the University of Syracuse's Information Institute] after the U.S. Department of Education discontinued it in December....'We're very disappointed that the Department of Education actively stopped AskERIC,' said R. David Lankes, the director of AskERIC and the new project. 'But we think we can build a good infrastructure to keep the project alive.'"