Case Studies

The need: Thousands of historic volumes inaccessible to researchers While serving as the Federal government’s primary center for educational research and information, the National Library of Education also holds an extensive historical collection. The collection includes over 20,000 textbooks and other volumes primarily from the 19th...

The Need: Staying current on state education developments In a meeting with a newly created Department of Education office, the LAC Federal team learned that staff lacked quick access to pending legislation, local news and other state-level information, which was too time-consuming to search on a...

The need: Identifying how education data is used The National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) fulfills a Congressional mandate to collect, analyze and report statistics on education at all levels. NCES tracks data on a variety of educational issues, from bullying to tuition costs. Beginning in...