Government Research Directory, 32nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1410319032
  • ISBN-13: 9781410319036
  • 1730 Pages | eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2016, 2015, 2014
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released September 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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To provide users with the only comprehensive guide containing contact information, information about the programs, staffing, publications and activities of 9,258 research centers, laboratories, institutes, experiment stations and more. Research is either conducted by or supported by the national governments of the US and Canada.

Features and Benefits

  • With 9,258 entries, there is virtually no subject about which information can’t be found and this title ranks as the most comprehensive available.
  • New entries generally represent emerging areas of research, revealing trends and hot topics.
  • Multiple indexes help users’ access information no matter how refined or broad their search may be or how much information they may already have about a specific research center.
  • Three indexes provide several points of access to the information.
  • The indexes are a subject index, geographic index, and master index.
  • For a broader perspective to the information, the research centers are organized under either US government cabinet departments, plus a separate section devoted to independent agencies or ministries of the Canadian national government.
  • Increased focus on the special equipment a center uses to conduct its research.

What's New

  • Increased focus on topics currently in the news, such as climate change, terrorism, and gun control.

Table of Contents

Volume 1: Cabinet Departments.
User’s Guide.
Cabinet Departments.
Legislative, Judicial, and Executive Offices.
U.S. Department of Agriculture.
U.S. Department of Commerce.
U.S. Department of Defense.
U.S. Department of the Air Force.
U.S. Department of the Army.
U.S. Department of the Navy.
U.S. Department of Education.
U.S. Department of Energy.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
U.S. Department of the Interior.
U.S. Department of Justice.
U.S. Department of Labor.
U.S. Department of State.
U.S. Department of Transportation.
U.S. Department of the Treasury.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Volume 2: Independent Agencies, Government of Canada, Subject Index, Geographic Index.
User’s Guide.
Independent Agencies.
Government of Canada.
Subject Index.
Geographic Index.
Volume 3: Master Index.
User’s Guide.
Master Index.