Gale's Ready Reference Shelf uses the power of electronic searching to create an integrated resource that incorporates Gale's most popular general reference directories. Users can access more than 355,500 entries for associations, research centers, publishers, publications (ranging from newspapers and newsletters to periodicals and directories), databases, television and radio stations and more.
Fully searchable across all fields, Gale's Ready Reference Shelf contains information drawn from current editions of the following directories:
Gale's Ready Reference Shelf can be used to locate reference information on any subject, organization, publication, database or broadcast station. Students, public and academic librarians and other researchers will find the cross-directory searching capability of Gale's Ready Reference Shelf invaluable. Gale's Ready Reference Shelf is designed to deliver results quickly, however you wish to search by using numerous fields including but not limited to the following:
Gale's Ready Reference Shelf allows you to search the entire database of integrated content at one time and the data updates are automatic allowing the user to access the latest information available.
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