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Title Encyclopedia of associations [electronic resource].
Published Detroit : Gale Research Co., 1961-
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Frequency Annual, 1975-
Formerly Irregular, 1961-73
Publication Date 3rd- ed.
Note Editor: 4th-5th ed., F.G. Ruffner; 6th-11th ed., M. Fisk.
Part of: Gale directory library.
Vol. 1, National organizations of the U.S.; v. 2, Geographic and executive index; v. 3, 4th-5th eds., New Associations; 6th ed., New Associations and projects; v. 4, 18th-22nd eds., International organizations; v. 5, 19th ed., Research activities and funding programs.
Contents v. 1. pt. 1-2. National Organizations of the U.S. -- v. 1. pt. 3. Name and keyword index. -- v. 2. Geographic and executive indexes.
Note Issued in 2 v., 1961; in 3 v., 1964-83, 1989- ; in 4 v., 1984, 1986-88; in 5 v., 1985.
Summary A comprehensive list of national organizations described briefly, with names, addresses, and telephone numbers. Associations keep track of industry data for their members and may have valuable information on an industry that would not be found in standard business sources. Indexes include name of organization, key word, and geographic area.
Note New associations and projects (varies), issued 4 months after v. 1, lists additional associations not included in v. 1.
Has inter-edition supplements: Updating service, issued twice a year 1985- lists changes to associations listed in v. 1 & 3; International organizations supplement to v. 4 issued annually 1987-88.
Rankings indexes issued with the 21st ed.- to provide ranked listings by membership size, staff size, annual budget, and founding date for organizations listed in v. 1.
Description based on print version record.
Subject Associations, institutions, etc. -- Directories.
Associations, institutions, etc. -- United States -- Directories.
Genre Electronic journals.
Related Names Ruffner, Frederick G., 1926-
Fisk, Margaret.
Gale Research Company.
Related Titles Gale directory library.
Continues Encyclopedia of American associations
Cont In Part Encyclopedia of associations. International organizations
Additional Format Print version: Encyclopedia of associations 0071-0202
ISSN 0071-0202 0071-0202 0890-555X
OCLC number 607830290