Research Centers Directory, 44th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1414492308
  • ISBN-13: 9781414492308
  • DDC: 001.4
  • eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2013, 2012, 2012
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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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

  • Increased focus on research centers overseas, as well as research centers that focus on environmental issues.

What's New

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

Table of Contents

Volume 1, Sections 1-3.
User's Guide.
Life Sciences
1. Agriculture, Food, and Veterinary Sciences.
2. Biological and Environmental Sciences.
3. Medical and Health Sciences.
Volume 2, Sections 4-8
User's Guide.
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
User's Guide.
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.
Multidisciplinary and Research Coordinating Offices
16. Multidisciplinary Programs.
17. Research Coordinating Offices.
Volume 4: Subject, Geographic, and Personal Name Indexes
User's Guide.
Subject Index.
Geographic Index.
Personal Name Index .
Volume 5: Master Index
User's Guide.
Subject Index.