Research Centers Directory, 41st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1414460635
  • ISBN-13: 9781414460635
  • DDC: 001.4
  • eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2011, 2010, 2009
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released September 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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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

  • These nonprofit research organizations cover all fields of endeavor, including government and public affairs; physical and earth sciences; environment and conservation; business and economics; medicine and life sciences; religion; engineering and technology; social sciences; humanities; and many others.

What's New

  • Comprehensive guide containing contact information, information about the programs, staffing, publications and activities of about 18,500 research centers, laboratories, institutes, think tanks, experiment stations and more.

Table of Contents

Volume 1: Sections 1-3: Life Sciences.
User's Guide.
1. Agricultural, Food, and Veterinary Sciences.
2. Biological and Environmental Sciences.
3. Medical and Health Sciences.
Volume 2: Sections 4-8: Physical sciences and engineering.
User's Guide.
4. Astronomy and Space Sciences.
5. Computers and Mathematics.
6. Engineering and Technology.
7. Physical and Earth Sciences.
8. Business and Economics.
Volume 3: Sections 9-17: Social and cultural studies.
User's Guide.
9. Government and Public Affairs.
10. Labor and Industrial Relations.
11. Law.
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 Personnel Name Indexes.
User's Guide.
Subject Index.
Geographic Index.
Personal Name Index.
Volume 5: Master Index.
User's Guide.
Master Index.