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American wholesalers & distributors directoryAmerican Wholesalers and Distributors Directory

Readers can easily identify new distribution channels or prime licensing opportunities using American Wholesalers and Distributors Directory. Discover name and address of the organisation, fax number, SIC code, principal product lines, total number of employees, estimated annual sales volume and principal officers of large and small wholesalers and distributors throughout the U.S and Puerto Rico.

Awards, Honors & Prizes

This international directory describes awards given for achievements in virtually every field of endeavour. Awards are listed alphabetically by the name of the administering organisation, followed by alphabetical listings and descriptions of each of the awards it offers.



Brands & their companiesBrands and their Companies

This source lists manufacturers and distributors from small businesses to large corporations, from both the public and private sectors, offering complete coverage of more than 426,000 U.S. consumer brands; 115,000 manufacturers, importers or distributors; and companies that are out of business as well as brands that are no longer in production or are now considered generic.

Business Rankings Annual

Helps librarians answer reference questions related to rankings information. Working from a bibliographic file we have built up over the years, we have culled thousands of items from periodicals, newspapers, financial services, directories, statistical annuals and other printed material.


Carroll Publishing's County Directory

This directory — published twice a year — provides contact information for more than 57,000 officials in more than 3,100 counties, boroughs and parishes nationwide. This is the only government contacts directory to cover all U.S. county-level jurisdictions.

Carroll Publishing's Federal Directory
The Federal Directory offers complete coverage of the headquarter offices of the Executive, Legislative and Judicial branches of government. This directory — published four times a year — includes more than 38,000 federal positions. Only Carroll Publishing's Federal Directory combines all three branches of government into just one volume.


Carroll Publishing's Federal Regional Directory

This directory covers the regional and field offices of Federal government departments, home-state offices for members of Congress, federal district courts and more. The Federal Regional Directory is published twice yearly.


Carroll Publishing's Municipal Directory


The Municipal Directory includes more than 60,000 appointed officials, career officials and local authorities across the U.S. Covering more cities than any other source, the directory has nearly 8,000 cities, towns and villages. The Municipal Directory is published two times a year.

Carroll Publishing's State Directory

Find complete contact information for more than 73,000 key Executive, Legislative and Judicial officials in all 50 states plus the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and the Pacific Territories in the State Directory. Editions publish three times a year.

Consultants & Consulting Organisations Directory

More than 25,000 firms and individuals listed are arranged in subject sections under 14 general fields of consulting activity ranging from agriculture to marketing. More than 400 specialties are represented, including finance, computers, fund-raising and others.


Directories in Print

The most comprehensive source in its field, Directories in Print describes approximately 15,500 active rosters, guides and other print and non-print address lists published in the United States and worldwide. Hundreds of additional directories (defunct, suspended and directories that cannot be located) are cited, with status notes, in the title/keyword index.


Directory of Special Libraries and Information Centres

Provides detailed contact and descriptive information on subject-specific resource collections maintained by various government agencies, businesses, publishers, educational and non-profit organisations, and associations around the world.

Encyclopaedia of American Religions

This is a comprehensive and compelling resource, with coverage on more than 2,300 North American religious groups in the U.S. and Canada -- from Adventists to Zen Buddhists. Information on these groups is presented in two distinct sections. These sections contain essays and directory listings that describe the historical development of religious families and give factual information about each group within those families, including, when available, rubrics for membership figures, educational facilities and periodicals.

Encyclopaedia of Associations: International Organisations

This detailed resource covers multinational and national membership organisations from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, including U.S.-based organisations with a bi-national or multinational membership. Entries provide complete contact information, including names of directors and executive officers; e-mail and Web site addresses; description of the organisation's history, governance, staff, budget, affiliations, goals, activities and much more.

Encyclopaedia of Associations: National Organisations of the U.S.

The only comprehensive source for detailed information on non-profit American membership organisations of national scope. Each entry features a range of valuable data, typically including the organisation's complete name, address, e-mail, Web site and phone; the primary official's name and title; founding date; purpose and activities; dues; national and international conferences; and more.


Encyclopaedia of Associations: Regional, State, and Local Organisations

This guide to U.S. non-profit membership organisations with interstate, intrastate, city or local scope includes trade and professional associations, social welfare and public affairs organisations and religious, sports and hobby groups with voluntary members.



Encyclopaedia of Business Information Sources

Identifies live, print and electronic sources of information listed under alphabetically arranged subjects--industries and business concepts and practices. Listings are arranged by type of resource (directories, databases, newsletters, indexes, research centres, etc.) within each subject. Many entries also provide e-mail addresses and URLs covering online resources.


Encyclopaedia of Governmental Advisory Organisations

This title contains entries which describe the activities and personnel of groups and committees that function to advise the President of the United States and various departments and bureaus of the federal government, as well as detailed information about historically significant committees.

Gale Directory of Databases

Indispensable for industry professionals, librarians and others seeking detailed information about electronic publishing and products, the Gale Directory of Databases profiles thousands of databases available worldwide in a variety of formats. Entries include producer name and contact information, description, cost and more.


Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media

This premier media directory contains thousands of 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.

Gale’s Statistics Sources

Statistics Sources, published since 1962, provides a wide array of print and non-print, published and unpublished, and electronic and other forms of U.S. and international statistical sources on economic, business, financial, industrial, cultural, social, educational, and other topics. This easy-to-use resource serves as a guide to current sources of factual quantitative information on more than 25,000 specific subjects covering data sources from more than 180 countries.

Government Research Directory

In this vital resource you'll find research facilities and programs of the U.S. and Canadian federal governments. Listings include e-mail addresses, information on patents available for licensing and expanded coverage of key personal contact. It also includes a master index of names, keywords and agencies; a geographic index with telephone and fax numbers; and a comprehensive subject index that includes more than 3,600 terms and cross-references.

Information Industry Directory

Tracks more than 12,000 of the companies that produce and provide electronic systems, services and products. Each entry includes contact information complete with e-mail address, thorough descriptions of organisation systems, services and products, data sources, computer-based products and services and much more.



International Research Centres Directory

International Research Centres Directory provides unparalleled access to government, university, independent, non-profit and commercial research and development activities in countries worldwide. Entries include English and foreign name of centre, full mail and electronic address, personal contact, organisational affiliates, staff, description of research program, publications, services and more.


Law & Legal Information Directory

Law and Legal Information Directory provides descriptions and contact information for more than 21,000 institutions, services and facilities in the law and legal information industry. Information on bar review courses; national and international organisations; bar associations; federal court systems; law schools, scholarships and grants; legal periodicals; lawyer referral services; legal aid offices; public defender offices; small claims courts; and more are included. Features include URLs and e-mail addresses.

Major Chemical and Petrochemical Companies of the World

This directory covers more than 8,500 of the leading chemical and petrochemical companies worldwide. Coverage includes companies involved with general chemicals, petrochemicals, industrial gases, agricultural chemicals, specialty chemicals, fertilizers and oil refining. Entries typically provide: company name; address; telephone and fax numbers; names of senior management and board members, including more than 44,000 senior executives; description of business activities; brand names and trademarks; subsidiaries and associates; financial information for the previous two years, and more. Includes a comprehensive index and an index listing company names alphabetically by country.

Major Companies of Africa South of the Sahara

This directory is an essential resource for any company wanting to exploit expanding business opportunities with South Africa and 42 other Major companies of africa south of the saharaAfrican nations. More than 2,150 major companies in South Africa are covered, plus 4,250 businesses in non-Arab countries south of the Sahara. In addition to current and comprehensive information on each company, you'll also find 25,000 named senior executives. Three indexes allow for easy access to the data.

Major Companies of Asia and Australasia, 4-volume set

This authoritative directory has been expanded to cover 20,660 major companies and includes the contact names of more than 123,350 senior executives. Entries typically include company name; address; telephone and fax numbers; e-mail and Web addresses; names of senior management and board members; description of business activities; brand names and trademarks; subsidiaries and affiliates; number of employees; financial information for the last two years; principal shareholders; private/public status.

Available as a set, or individually:

Major Companies of Asia and Australasia, Vol. 1 - South East Asia - Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam

Major Companies of Asia and Australasia, Vol. 2 – East Asia - People's Republic of China, Hong Kong SAR, Japan, South Korea, North Korea, Mongolia, Taiwan

Major Companies of Asia and Australasia, Vol. 3 – Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea

Major Companies of Asia and Australasia, Vol. 4 – Southwest Asia, including Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka

Major companies of central & eastern europeMajor Companies of Central and Eastern Europe & the Commonwealth of Independent States

Provides current and comprehensive information on more than 9,500 of the most important business organisations in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Republics and includes the contact names of over 55,500 senior executives.

Major Companies of Europe, 7-vol. set

Provides current and comprehensive information on more than 44,640 of Europe's largest companies, including the names of 255,690 senior executives. Entries typically include company name; address; telephone and fax numbers; e-mail and Web addresses; names of senior management and board members; description of business activities; brand names and trademarks; subsidiaries and affiliates; number of employees; financial information for the last two years; principal shareholders; private/public status.

Available as a set, or individually:

Major Companies of Europe, Vol. 1: Southern Europe - Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Israel, Malta, Portugal, Spain, Turkey

Major Companies of Europe, Vol. 2: France

Major Companies of Europe, Vol. 3: Germany

Major Companies of Europe, Vol. 4: Benelux Region - Austria, Belgium, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Switzerland

Major Companies of Europe, Vol. 5: Scandinavia - Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden

Major Companies of Europe, Vol. 6: Central Europe - Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia

Major Companies of Europe, Vol. 7: United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland

Major companies of latin america & the caribbeanMajor Companies of Latin America and the Caribbean

Covering 47 countries, the new edition of this excellent directory has been expanded to include more than 8,650 major companies in Latin America and more than 1,100 leading Caribbean firms. Included are names and titles of more than 46,750 directors and senior executives, providing business professionals and researchers with the data needed to pursue opportunities in this growing and increasingly stable part of the world. Companies covered include the most important manufacturers, exporters, importers, service companies and financial institutions. The directory is indexed three ways to make searching quick and easy. Indexes are listed alphabetically by country, alphabetically by company name and by business activity, including SIC.

Major Companies of the Arab World

This directory provides information on more than 7,950 of the largest companies in Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Algeria, Bahrain, Dubai, Egypt, Fujairah, Gaza/West Bank, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Ras Al Khaimah, Saudi Arabia, Sharjah, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Umm Al Quwain and Yemen. Also included are the names of more than 34,690 senior executives. For each company, you'll find contact data, a description of business activities, financial information for the last two years and much more. Three indexes facilitate research.

Major energy companies of the worldMajor Energy Companies of the World

This directory covers more than 4,850 companies involved in coal mining and coal products; electricity supply; fuel distribution; natural gas supply; nuclear engineering; oil and gas exploration and production; oil and gas services and equipment; and oil refining worldwide. Entries typically provide: company name; address; telephone, telex and fax numbers; email and Web addresses; names of senior management and board members, including more than 32,000 senior executives; description of business activities; brand names and trademarks; financial information for the previous two years, and more.

Major Financial Institutions of the World

Essential for those doing business in the global financial market, this directory covers more than 10,000 leading financial institutions worldwide, including banks, investment, and insurance and leasing companies. Entries in this 2-vol. set typically provide: company name; address; telephone and fax numbers; names of senior management and board members, including more than 91,320 senior executives; description of business activities; brand names and trademarks; subsidiaries and associates; number of employees; financial information for the previous two years, and more.

Major food & drink companies of the worldMajor Food & Drink Companies of the World

This directory covers more than 9,200 of the leading food, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drink companies worldwide. Entries typically provide: company name; address; telephone and fax numbers; names of senior management, including more than 45,000 senior executives; description of business activities; brand names and trademarks; subsidiaries and associates; financial information for the previous two years, and more.

Major Information Technology Companies of the World

This directory covers more than 8,250 of the leading information technology companies worldwide. Entries typically provide: company name; address; telephone and fax numbers; email and Web site addresses; names of senior management and board members, including more than 45,400 directors and senior executives; description of business activities; brand names and trademarks; subsidiaries and associates; financial information for the previous two years; and more. Includes a comprehensive index and an index listing company names alphabetically by country.

Major pharmaceutical & biotechnology companies of the worldMajor Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Companies of the World

This directory covers over 4,070 of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies, providing essential business profiles of the international leaders in the industry. Entries typically provide: company name; address; telephone and fax numbers; email and Web site addresses; names of senior management and board members including senior executives; description of business activities; brand names and trademarks; subsidiaries and associates; financial information for the previous two years, and more.

Major Telecommunications Companies of the World

Major Telecommunications Companies of the World profiles more than 5,950 of the leading telecommunications companies worldwide, including many of the top Internet companies. Each listing typically includes: company name; address; telephone and fax numbers; e-mail and Web addresses; names of senior management and board members; description of business activities; brand names and trademarks; subsidiaries and associations; number of employees; financial information for the previous two years; principal shareholders; public/private status.

Market share reporterMarket Share Reporter

Presenting comparative business statistics in a clear, straightforward manner, Market Share Reporter affords an immediate overview of companies, products and services and cites original sources. A convenient arrangement by four-digit SIC code helps business decision makers and researchers easily access needed data for more than 2,000 entries. Each entry features a descriptive title; data and market description; a list of producers/ products along with their market share; and more.

Medical and Health Information Directory

This comprehensive guide to organisations, agencies, institutions, services and information sources in medicine and health-related fields provides complete contact information and a description of the organisation.


National directory of non-profit organisations
National Directory of Non-profit Organisations

Foundations, endowment funds, scholarships, research centres, trusts, religious organisations, associations, chambers of commerce, hospitals and universities are just a few of the kinds of influential organisations listed in TAFT's National Directory of Non-profit Organisations. This is the most comprehensive guide to the growing nonprofit world, covering many non-profit organisations required to file 990 returns with the Internal Revenue Service.

National Email & Fax Directory

The National Email and Fax Directory is a comprehensive "one stop" source of information on contact information--fax numbers, e-mail addresses, voice telephone numbers, and mailing addresses. Coverage spans over 151,000 major businesses, agencies and organisations in the United States.


National faculty directory
National Faculty Directory


Find names, departmental affiliations and institutional addresses of professionals at American and Canadian colleges and universities.

Publishers Directory

Publishers Directory is your one-stop resource for exhaustive coverage of approximately 30,000 U.S. and Canadian publishers, distributors and wholesalers.



Research centres directoryResearch Centres Directory

Research Centres Directory has reported on the programs, facilities, publications, educational efforts and services of North America's leading non-profit research institutes.

Scholarships, Fellowships & Loans

Written especially for professionals, students, parents, counsellors and others interested in education, this annually updated resource provides sources of scholarships, fellowships, loans, internships, work study, and other education-related financial aid at all levels of study.

Telecommunications directory
Telecommunications Directory

Telecommunications Directory provides detailed information on telecommunications companies providing a range of products and services from cellular communications and local exchange carriers to satellite services and Internet service providers.

Trade Shows Worldwide

Each edition of this annual resource includes listings for more than 10,000 trade shows; approximately 6,000 trade show sponsoring organisations; and more than 5,900 facilities, services and information sources on trade shows and exhibitions held in the United States and around the globe.



Ward's Business Directory – Canada & Mexico

Ward's Business Directory of Private and Public Companies in Canada and Mexico Ward's Business Directory of U.S. Private and Public Companies has been since 1960 one of the leading sources for quality business information, including hard-to-find coverage of private companies. About 90% of the listings in Ward's profile are private companies of all sizes. For inclusion most companies must have a minimum of $1,000,000 in annual sales, but if they are leaders in a new industry they may be included with annual income less than that amount. Ward's Canada & Mexico will provide the same great content, but will include leading companies in Canada and Mexico.

Ward's Business Directory of U.S.

Private and Public Companies Whether it be for contacting a company or calculating its market share, the Ward's Business Directory is an invaluable tool for librarians, executives, students, analysts, marketers and all other professionals who require updated company and industry profiles.