Gale Directory of Databases, 34th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1414450311
  • ISBN-13: 9781414450315
  • DDC: 025.04
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  • Previous Editions: 2010, 2010, 2009
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released March 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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With more than 18,000 detailed entries, the Gale Directory Of Databases, 34th Edition, provides a comprehensive, up-to-date guide to a vast array of data resources. This exhaustive reference includes contact and descriptive information for nearly 15,000 online and portable databases, as well as more than 3,000 online services, producers, vendors, and distributors of database products. In addition to full contact information, listings include a wealth of descriptive information, such as database type, scope, and coverage; language availability; geographic coverage; timespan covered; frequency of updates; availability; and alternate formats. Multiple indexes included in each volume provide a variety of access methods (including name, location, and subject) to help users quickly and easily identify relevant information. Perfect for industry professionals, librarians, and others interested in database products, the Gale Directory Of Databases is a unique and valuable resource for the information age.

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Features and Benefits

  • Comprehensive in scope and coverage, the directory features electronic databases in all portable media, including handheld database products, self-contained units providing information access, and databases accessible only through producer-conducted searches or dedicated batch operations.
  • Entries feature detailed contact information for database producers and providers, including addresses; telephone, toll-free, and fax numbers; and email and web addresses, offering a convenient, reliable means of reaching the organizations supporting each database.
  • Database entries are designed for easy reading and quick, convenient access to relevant information, with distinct categories for organization, descriptive, and access information.
  • Wherever possible, detailed information on the subject coverage of each database is provided, based on available producer or vendor data.
  • When appropriate, entries in the sections covering database producers, vendors, and distributors include former organization names and branch office contact details, providing expanded information access in a single, convenient location.
  • Catchwords in the top corners of most pages make it easy to quickly locate a specific listing by name within the sections covering product descriptions, database producers, and vendors and distributors.
  • Database entries use easy-to-read format.
  • Detailed Subject Coverage.
  • Profiles more than 15,000 online and portable databases of all types and in all subject areas.
  • Three indexes to enable users to easily find what they’re looking for.

Alternate Formats

  • ISBN-10: 1414447124 | ISBN-13: 9781414447124

Table of Contents

Part 1: Online Databases A–L.
Highlights. Introduction. User’s Guide. Online Databases A–L.
Part 2: Online Databases M–Z and Database Producers.
Highlights. Introduction. User’s Guide. Online Databases M–Z. Database Producers.
Part 3: Online Services and Indexes.
Highlights. Introduction. User’s Guide. Online Services. Geographic Index. Subject Index. Master Index.

Part 1: CD-ROM Products A–M.
Highlights. Introduction. User’s Guide. CD-ROM Products A–M.
Part 2: CD-ROM Products N–Z and Other Database Products.
Highlights. Introduction. User’s Guide. CD-ROM Products N–Z. DVD Products. Diskette Products. Magnetic Tape Products. Handheld Products. Batch Access Products.
Part 3: Indexes.
Highlights. Introduction. User’s Guide. Database Producers. Vendors/Distributors. Geographic Index. Subject Index. Master Index.