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Your roadmap to the nation's capital: Washington Information Directory 2010-2011 --in print and online

Washington DC (May 13, 2010) – CQ Press has just released the newest print and online editions of its widely acclaimed Washington Information Directory. The directory provides reliable, up-to-date contact information and profiles for the vast majority of governmental and nongovernmental agencies and organizations in Washington DC.

Described as "an asset to the reference collection of every library" by American Reference Books Annual, the Washington Information Directory provides the most accurate information available. The directory can be used to locate groups and organizations involved with health care, contact a U.S. representative or senator, find an official at a national or international organization, research internships and opportunities to get involved in local or national politics, and much more. With more than 10,000 entries, Washington Information Directory 2010–2011 offers:

  • updated coverage reflecting the Obama administration, including resources in education, immigration, health care, consumer and food safety, mortgage/student loans, the housing and credit crises, privacy and security, and political participation
  • information on groups involved with war and conflict issues, including lobbying groups active in international affairs and anti-war movements
  • fully updated contact information for the 111th Congress, second session
  • information on new agencies, posts, and other sources of assistance created in response to the financial crisis, such as the Real Estate Assessment Center within the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the MakingHomeAffordable Web site

The online edition of the Washington Information Directory is easy to navigate and allows users to browse by topic, organization type, or organization name, perform quick and advanced searches, view organization charts, create a custom profile, save search results, and export data into spreadsheets and e-mail address books.

Reviews of previous editions:

"Recommended. Academic library reference collections; all levels." - Choice

"This directory is a handy roadmap to find thousands of governmental and nongovernmental organizations operating in Washington, D.C." - American Reference Books Annual

 

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CQ Press is a leading publisher of books, directories, reference publications, and textbooks focusing on U.S. government, world affairs, communication, political science, and business, with a growing focus on digital content. Based in Washington DC, CQ Press is a division of SAGE, the world's leading independent academic and professional publisher (www.sagepublications.com), and is known in classrooms, libraries and professional markets for its objectivity, breadth and depth of coverage, and editorial excellence. www.cqpress.com

Washington Information Directory: 2010-2011:
September, 2010 1025 pages  
ISBN 978-1-60426-997-0 Hardcover $150.00
Online Edition:
Email: librarysales@cqpress.com for pricing
 
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