Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S., 51st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1414460465
  • ISBN-13: 9781414460468
  • DDC: 060
  • eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2011, 2010, 2009
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released March 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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Encyclopedia Of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S., 52E is a guide to more than 25,000 national and international organizations. These include trade, business, and commercial; environmental and agricultural; legal, governmental, public administration, and military; engineering, technological, and natural and social sciences; educational; cultural; social welfare; health and medical; public affairs; fraternal, nationality, and ethnic; religious; veterans, hereditary, and patriotic; hobby and avocational; athletic and sports; labor unions, associations, and federations; chambers of commerce and trade and tourism; Greek letter and related organizations; and fan clubs.

The arrangement of subjects in 18 categories allows the user to identify at once all organizations related to a particular topic without having to conduct multiple searches. The comprehensive Name & Keyword Index allows the user to search for an organization by its name, any significant word within the name, the primary keyword, or an additional keyword.

Features and Benefits

  • More than 600 new associations have been added since the 51st edition, across all 18 Encyclopedia Of Associations subject areas.
  • Listings are arranged in 18 broad subject chapters. Within each subject chapter, entries are further organized by principal subject keyword.
  • The majority of entries feature a wealth of descriptive information, including year founded, membership, budget, purpose and activities, services, publications, and other organization programs.
  • More than 99% of the entries include at least one email address, and more than 98% of the entries include a website for the organization.

What's New

  • Approximately 85% of the entries are verified and updated for each edition of Encyclopedia Of Associations, making the information accurate and reliable. All entries are updated by direct contact with the organizations.

Table of Contents

User's Guide.
Geographic Index.
Executive Index.