FID International Clearinghouse for Information Education and Training
1979, Baltimore MD (USA), as an experimental project of International Federation for Information and Documentation (FID). Acquired permanent status, 1983, New York NY (USA). Located in Copenhagen (Denmark) from 1992; transferred to Sydney (Australia) in 1997. FID has ceased to exist due to lack of finance, although continues to exist formally as a legal entity; Clearinghouse is assumed to have also ceased to exist.
Acquire, organize and service a specialized collection on information educational planning, evaluation, instruction, research and policy; serve as a source of sources, locating, evaluating and repackaging information for users; disseminate current information; allow users to interact with each other by referrals and informal networking; conduct evaluation research and document clearinghouse procedures so as to provide a prototype; provide information to developing countries about new approaches, products, systems, training opportunities and funding sources; solicit information from developing countries on new ideas, programmes, courses, papers, reports and education needs.Available with paid subscription only.
Maintains contact with information educators, researchers, policy makers and practitioners; responds to queries of intergovernmental and nongovernmental organizations; provides educational materials for schools of library and information studies in developing countries; promotes professional developments both at the personal and institutional levels. Organizes seminars in connection with the biannual FID Congresses.
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Members in 7 countries
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