Research Centers Directory, 46th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1573028916
  • ISBN-13: 9781573028912
  • DDC: 001.4
  • 3157 Pages | eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2015, 2014, 2013
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released August 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016
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About

Overview

For more than 45 years, Research Centers Directory has reported on the programs, facilities, publications, educational efforts and services of North America’s leading university and nonprofit research institutes. The current edition of this indispensable reference describes centers and includes URLs and e-mail addresses for the majority of entries. This title is organized into 17 subject sections with the sections grouped into 5 broad categories. Includes thousands of websites and emails and has multiple access points through four indexes: subject, geographic, personal name and master.

Features and Benefits

  • RCD describes nonprofit research centers, laboratories, experiment stations, and other similar research facilities that engage in fundamental, applied, and developmental studies.

What's New

  • This edition began to collect social media addresses--Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter--for research centers.
  • Also an increased focus on research centers that specialize in climate change and biodiversity.
  • Finally, research center libraries offer more detailed contact and holdings information than before.

Table of Contents

VOLUME 1: SECTIONS 1-3.
Introduction.
User’s Guide.
Abbreviations.
Life Sciences.
1. Agricultural, Food, and Veterinary Sciences.
2. Biological and Environmental Sciences.
3. Medical and Health Sciences.
VOLUME 2: SECTIONS 4-8.
Introduction.
User’s Guide.
Abbreviations.
Physical Sciences and Engineering.
4. Astronomy and Space Sciences.
5. Computers and Mathematics.
6. Engineering and Technology.
7. Physical and Earth Sciences.
Private and Public Policy and Affairs.
8. Business and Economics.
VOLUME 3: SECTIONS 9-17.
Introduction.
User’s Guide.
Abbreviations.
Private and Public Policy and Affairs (cont.).
9. Government and Public Affairs.
10. Labor and Industrial Relations.
11. Law.
Social and Cultural Studies.
12. Behavioral and Social Sciences.
13. Education.
14. Humanities and Religion.
15. Regional and Area Studies.
16. Multidisciplinary Programs.
17. Research Coordinating Offices and Research.
Parks.
VOLUME 4: SUBJECT, GEOGRAPHIC, AND PERSONAL NAME INDEXES.
Introduction.
User’s Guide.
Abbreviations.
Subject Index.
Geographic Index.
Personal Name Index.
VOLUME 5: MASTER INDEX.
Introduction.
User’s Guide.
Abbreviations.
Master Index.