Directories in Print, 36th Edition

  • 2 Volumes in 5 Parts
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  • ISBN-10: 1414495854
  • ISBN-13: 9781414495859
  • DDC: 910.25
  • eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2013, 2012, 2011
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released March 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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The most comprehensive source of its kind, Directories In Print, 36E provides users with instant, convenient access to profiles of more than 17,000 directories, guides, and other print or non-print address listings in the United States and around the world. Users find an unparalleled depth of well-organized information in this user-friendly, award-winning directory, including local and regional directories as well as national and international listings.

Directories In Print, 36E details both active and archived publications, including directories no longer published. Each listing offers up to 29 points of key information for the details to make informed choices.

Features and Benefits

  • Directories In Print 36E features over 500 new entries and thousands of revised and updated entries.
  • Researchers find all of the details needed to make informed choices.
  • Each listing in the vol. 1, descriptive listings, provides publisher contact information and up to 29 other critical items of data for each listing, including coverage, formats, languages, arrangement, indexes, price, frequency, number of pages, and former names.
  • Listings are organized into 26 broad subject areas for easy browsing.
  • Users can easily locate listings from 26 complete subject areas, including business, education, science and technology, hobbies and leisure activities, medicine, natural resources and the environment, biography and genealogy, arts and entertainment, and more.
  • Directories In Print even provides information on status of defunct and out-of-print directories.
  • As a comprehensive resource, this edition even includes entries for publications that are now out of print or defunct.
  • In addition, Directories In Print lists a few resources that do not contain directory-type information, but are likely to be searched here by users.
  • Comprehensive reference guide offers unparalleled, easy access to directories in the u.s. and world.
  • Users find coverage ranging from cities and states to the U.S., as a whole, as well as other countries worldwide.
  • Volume 2, indexes, contains three convenient indexes totaling nearly 1,000 pages to quickly locate needed information.
  • An Alternate Formats Index identifies all directories available in computer-readable, microfiche, mailing label, Braille, e-book, fax, and other formats.
  • A Subject Index provides access to directories by subject or geographic area.
  • A Title and Keyword Index provides alphabetical listings of current, former, and foreign-language titles as well as significant keywords in titles, which is ideal for those not familiar with the precise name of a directory.

What's New

  • Each directory entry is described in detail with up to 29 points of information.

Alternate Formats

  • Paperback Edition

    ISBN-10: 1414477643 | ISBN-13: 9781414477640

Table of Contents

Volume 1: Descriptive Listings.
Part I.
User''s Guide.
Descriptive Listings.
1. General Business.
Including multi-industry business directories of the United States and other countries.
2. Manufacturing Industries and Commercial Services.
Including industries such as automobile, plastics, paper metalworking, and other specific lines of business; suppliers of raw materials, equipment, and services to these industries.
3. Construction Industries and Real Estate.
Including construction of homes, offices, and public buildings; real estate brokers and services; lists of real estate properties.
4. Retail, Wholesale, and Consumer Service Industries.
Including grocery, hard goods, and service retailers and wholesalers; suppliers of services, supplies, and equipment to these industries.
Part II.
User''s Guide.
Descriptive Listings.
5. Banking, Insurance, and Financial Services.
Including banking industry, insurance, investments, securities, mortgage lending, financial planning.
6. Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences.
Including farming, agribusiness, livestock, horticulture, and animal care.
7. Transportation, Utilities, and Municipal Services.
Including road construction, shipping, rail, air transport; electric, telephone, and other utilities and related services.
8. Management and Labor.
Including business administration, consulting, human resources, labor, occupational safety, corporate communications.
9. Advertising, Marketing, and Public Relations.
Including advertising services and agencies, market research firms, publicity, demographics, trade shows (general).
10. Library and Information Sciences.
Including libraries and librarians, archives, information science, general information sources.
11. Publishing and Broadcast Media.
Including book publishing and selling; newspapers and journalism; periodical publishing; microforms, electronic publishing, and other alternative formats; television, cable television, and radio broadcasting.
12. Telecommunications and Computer Science.
Including data processing and computer research, manufacturing, retailing, installations, and user groups; telecommunications systems and research.
13. Medicine.
Including individual medical specialties, nursing, medical education and research, services to physicians.
14. Health Care Services.
Including hospitals and clinics, therapy, mental health services, pharmacy, health insurance, public health, products and services for the disabled.
15. Science and Technology.
Including life sciences, chemistry, earth sciences, astronomy, engineering, mathematics, research and development.
16. Natural Resources, Energy, and the Environment.
Including forestry, mining, resource recovery, conventional and alternative energy sources, environmental concerns, conservation, waste management.
17. Social Sciences and Humanities.
Including archaeology, anthropology, history, sociology, demography, languages, popular culture, political science, American studies, philosophy, museums (general guides).
18. Education.
Including elementary and secondary education, colleges and universities, vocational education, study and teaching of education, special education, placement and counseling.
Part III.
User''s Guide.
Descriptive Listings.
19. Law, Military, and Government.
Including national, regional, state, and local government agencies and officials; lawyers and the study of law; politicians; political movements; military agencies and related organizations.
20. Community Services and Social Concerns.
Including human services such as abuse prevention, self-help, crime prevention, family and elderly affairs, social service organizations; alternative culture, world affairs, peace, terrorism, human and animal rights.
21. Associations, Philanthropy, Ethnic Groups, and Religion.
Including associations in general, foundations, nonprofit organizations, volunteer efforts; religious, spiritual, and New Age affairs; ethnic groups and minorities.
22. Biography and Genealogy.
Including biographical directories and dictionaries (who''s whos); guides to genealogical organizations and resources.
23. Arts and Entertainment.
Including visual and performing arts and artists.
24. Travel and Restaurants.
Including travel and tourist services; hotels, motels, bed and breakfast inns, and other accommodations; restaurants; tourist attractions.
25. Sports and Outdoor Recreation.
Including organized sports such as baseball, basketball, soccer, and tennis; cycling, camping, canoeing, hunting, and other forms of outdoor recreation; parks and recreation areas; suppliers of sporting goods and services.
26. Hobbies and Leisure Activities.
Including handicrafts, collecting, gardening, pets, fan clubs, amateur radio.
Volume 2: Indexes.
Part I.
User''s Guide.
Alternate Formats Index.
Subject Index.
Part II.
User''s Guide.
Title and Keyword Index.