For more than fifty years, Books In Print® has served the library and book trade communities as the definitive bibliographic resource. The latest edition -- fully updated, features more than 3.3 million active ISBNs -- provides unparalleled coverage of the full range of books currently published or distributed in the United States. Bound in seven volumes, the set includes volumes arranged by title and by author. The seventh volume also includes contact and ordering information for the more than 60,000 publishers referenced in the Title volumes. Several useful publisher indexes are also available.
The annual journal Palaeohistoria is edited by the staff of the Groningen Institute of Archaeology, and carries detailed articles on material culture, analysis of radiocarbon data and the results of excavations, surveys and coring campaigns.
The United States Government Manual 2009-2010 provides comprehensive information on the agencies of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches, As well as quasi-official agencies, international organisations in which the United States participates, boards, commissions, and committees. Each agency's description consists of a list of principal officials; a summary statement of the agency's purpose and role in the Federal Government; a brief history of the agency, including its legislative or executive authority; and a description of consumer activities, contracts and grants, employment, and publications.