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A Whole Lot of Resources: Gale's Ready Reference Shelf

The Libraries new resource, Gale's Ready Reference Shelf, integrates 15 Gale reference directories for organizations, publications, databases, religion and broadcast media. It provides directory listings for local, state, regional, national, and international associations, research centers, religious organizations, publishers, publications (including newsletters and newspapers), databases, and broadcast media.

Gale's Ready Reference Shelf contains information drawn from the complete databases of the following print products:

  • Directories in Print
  • Directory of Special Libraries and Information Centers
  • Encyclopedia of American Religion
  • Encyclopedia of Associations: National Associations
  • Encyclopedia of Associations: International Associations
  • Encyclopedia of Associations: Regional, State and Local Associations
  • Encyclopedia of Governmental Advisory Organizations
  • Gale Directory of Databases
  • Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media
  • Gale Guide to Internet Databases
  • Government Research Centers Directory
  • International Research Centers Directory
  • Newsletters in Print
  • Publishers Directory
  • Research Centers Directory

The Gale Ready Reference Shelf directory databases can be searched:

  • By Name (organization, company, database, publication or person)
  • By location (street address, city, state, or province, country, ZIP or postal code or telephone area code fields) OR
  • By subject or free text term

Users may access Gale Ready Reference Shelf from the frontpage of the Libraries website, either through Library Catalog or by following the path Indexes & Databases / General & Multidisciplinary / Reference Tools

Posted May 9, 2001