Bibliographic Details

Encyclopedia of associations.

Imprint Detroit : Gale Research Co., 1961-
Description volumes ; 29 cm.
Language English
Subject Associations, institutions, etc. -- Directories.
Associations, institutions, etc. -- United States -- Directories.
Associations, institutions, etc.
United States.
Format E-Resource, Print, Journal
URL for this record
Related ItemsContinues: Encyclopedia of American associations
Continued in part by: Encyclopedia of associations. International organizations
Other authors / contributors Ruffner, Frederick G., Jr., 1926-
Fisk, Margaret.
Gale Research Company.
Gale (Firm)
Frequency Annual, 1975-
Irregular, 1961-1973
ISSN 0071-0202
Date/volume 3rd-
Notes Editor: 4th-5th ed., F.G. Ruffner; 6th-11th ed., M. Fisk.
Published: Farmington Hills, Mich. : Gale, <2015->
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.
Issued in 2 v., 1961; in 3 v., 1964-83, 1989- ; in 4 v., 1984, 1986-88; in 5 v., 1985.
Third ed. issued in 2 vols.; 4th-17th ed. in 3 vols.; 18th- ed. in 5 vols.
Beginning with the 4th ed., a 3d vol. (called New associations and projects (varies)) is issued periodically in parts as an inter-edition supplement.
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.
Also issued on CD-ROM: Gale global access. Association, <Dec. 1990->; Encyclopedia of associations CD-ROM, <Dec. 1992-June 1994>
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.
Other form Online version: Encyclopedia of associations
Table of Contents:
  • 1. pt. 1-2. National Organizations of the U.S.
  • 1. pt. 3. Name and keyword index.
  • 2. Geographic and executive indexes.