Gale Directory Library: Ready Reference Shelf uses the power of electronic searching to create an integrated resource that incorporates 13 of Gale’s most popular general reference databases. Nearly 2 million entries for associations, nonprofits, scholarships, research centers, libraries, publishers, college and university faculty, statistics, publications (ranging from newspapers and newsletters to periodicals and directories), databases, and television and radio stations are available 24 hours a day.

  • Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S.

    Comprehensive source of detailed information concerning nonprofit American membership organizations of national scope. Covers organizations in categories such as trade, business, and commercial; legal, governmental, public administration, and military; cultural; educational; veterans, hereditary, and patriotic; athletic and sports; fan clubs, and many more.

  • Encyclopedia of Associations: International Organizations

    Covers multinational and national membership organizations from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe - including U.S.-based organizations with a binational or multinational membership.

  • Encyclopedia of Associations: Regional, State, and Local

    Provides comprehensive information on associations and societies that are organized and function at the regional (both interstate and intrastate), state, county, city, neighborhood, and local levels. Coverage includes all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. territories of Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.

  • Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media

    Contains listings for radio and television stations and cable companies. Print media entries provide address; phone, fax numbers, and e-mail addresses; key personnel, including feature editors; and much more. Broadcast media entries provide address; phone, fax, and e-mail addresses; key personnel; owner information; hours of operation; networks carried and more. Scope includes U.S., Canadian, and international media.

  • Directory of Special Libraries and Information Centers

    Identifies and describes special libraries, resource centers, special collections, and documentation centers located in the United States, Canada, and throughout the world. Provides comprehensive information on subject-specific resource collections maintained by government agencies, businesses, newspapers, educational institutions, nonprofit organizations, and societies.

  • Government Research Directory

    Comprehensive source of information on research facilities and programs of the U.S. and Canadian federal governments. Listings include email addresses, information on patents available for licensing, and expanded coverage of key personal contact details.

  • International Research Centers Directory

    Comprehensive resource on government, university, and independent nonprofit research organizations in over 150 countries.

  • Publishers Directory

    Provides librarians, booksellers, and other information seekers with comprehensive and detailed coverage of U.S. and Canadian publishing operations. Includes contact information and descriptions of publishers and distributors of books, classroom materials, prints, reports, and databases.

  • Research Centers Directory

    Comprehensive guide to North America’s premier nonprofit research organizations. Information on each organization includes programs, staffing, and publications as well as services of centers, laboratories, institutes, experiment stations, farms, research support facilities, technology transfer centers, think tanks, incubators, research parks, and more.

  • National Directory of Nonprofit Organizations*

    Comprehensive guide to the growing nonprofit world, designed for marketers, sales staff, and nonprofit professionals. Provides contact and basic factual information on the largest nonprofit organizations in the United States.

  • Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans*

    Provides comprehensive information on sources of education-related financial aid, sponsored and administered by private organizations and companies. Covers a variety of programs in all educational areas, including area and ethnic studies, business, computer science, education, liberal arts, medicine, physical sciences, theology and religion, and more. Intended for students and others interested in education funding.

  • National Faculty Directory*

    Provides names, departmental affiliations, and institutional addresses of professionals at thousands of American colleges and universities, as well as at approximately 200 Canadian institutions that use instructional materials primarily in English.

  • Statistics Sources*

    Guide to current sources of factual quantitative information on more than 20,000 specific subjects, incorporating almost 135,000 citations and more than 1,600 sources. Provides a wide range of print and nonprint, published and unpublished, and electronic and other forms of U.S. and international statistical data on industrial, business, social, educational, financial, and other topics.

*Indicates a newly added title. Encyclopedia of American Religions, Directories in Print, and Gale Directory of Databases have been discontinued or canceled and replaced with these titles.