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Facts on File, Inc

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Works: 15,568 works in 16,198 publications in 1 language and 142,354 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Encyclopedias  Maps  Rules  Biography  History  Outlines, syllabi, etc  Periodicals 
Roles: Publisher, Editor
Classifications: QD5, 960
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The Facts on File dictionary of astronomy by Valerie (editor) Illingworth ( Book )
13 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in English and held by 3,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Facts on File Dictionary of Astronomy, Fourth Edition contains approximately 3,700 entries that cover a broad spectrum of disciplines within the fascinating field of astronomy." "Revised and expanded by more than 200 new terms, the volume reflects advances in astronomy, particularly in spectroscopy, photometry, and particle physics." "New entries include: Atacama Large Millimeter Array; Big Ear Radio Telescope; Jicmarca Radio Observatory; magnetars; SKA; and zodiac constellations." "More than 100 line drawings and 10 detailed tables illustrate many complex concepts and theories, and extensive cross-references guarantee that no user will waste time searching for the right definition."--Jacket
The Facts on File dictionary of chemistry by John Daintith ( Book )
12 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Revised and expanded, The Facts On File Dictionary of Chemistry, Third Edition, contains approximately 3,000 entries that explain, clearly and concisely, the techniques, materials, applications, and specialized uses of everyday chemical terms." "More than 250 new terms reflect modern chemical nomenclature and the most up-to-date information on properties of the elements. More than 50 line drawings illustrate many complex chemical structures, and extensive cross-references guarantee that no user will waste time searching for the right definition. Tables list physical constants, the characteristics of elementary particles, and other often consulted information."--BOOK JACKET
The Facts on File dictionary of biology by Robert Hine ( Book )
11 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 2,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains over 3,000 entries, explaining clearly and concisely the most frequently used terms in the biological sciences
Cultural atlas of Africa by Jocelyn Murray ( Book )
7 editions published between 1981 and 1998 in English and held by 2,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maps, photographs and text describe the phenomenal growth of the African nations, both geographically and culturally
The book of rules : a visual guide to the laws of every commonly played sport and game ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1,923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The language of the official sports rule books is, by definition, not easy to read. Here, however, it's all made simple - and entertaining." "Every important rule of the most commonly played sports and games is explained in simple terms and further clarified by diagrams and color photographs. Many of the photographs show star players in action - so you can learn their skills, and see some of their mistakes, as well." "All the key points governing equipment, the players, the playing surface, how to start, how to score, and how to win are highlighted under clear headings." "In addition, for each sport or game there is an explanation of the rules, point by point, provided as backup."--BOOK JACKET
Maps on file by Martin Greenwald Associates ( )
44 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A loose-leaf collection of maps covering every country, every U.S. state and Canadian province, all oceans and continents designed explicitly for photocopying
The Facts on File dictionary of mathematics by Inc Facts on File ( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 1,744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Revised and expanded, The Facts On File Dictionary of Mathematics, Third Edition, contains approximately 3,000 entries that explain, clearly and concisely, the most important and commonly used terms in every branch of mathematics." "More than 200 new terms increase coverage of applied mathematics and computer science." "Almost 100 line drawings illustrate complex concepts, and extensive cross-references guarantee that no user will waste time searching for the right definition. Tables list symbols and notation, symbols for physical quantities, units of measure, conversion factors, formulas, important constants, and the Greek alphabet."--BOOK JACKET
The Facts on File dictionary of biotechnology and genetic engineering by Mark Steinberg ( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 1,620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Defines more than 1900 terms, and serves the research needs of both the student and the advanced researcher
The Facts on File companion to the American short story ( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A handy volume that presents an immediate introduction to American short fiction from the 19th century to the 1990s, the 675 alphabetically arranged entries consist of author biographies, literary terms, theories, themes, well-known characters, influential events, and summaries of major stories. Entries are definitive and written in a clear style."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2001
The Facts on File dictionary of physics by John Daintith ( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 1,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Revised and expanded, The Facts On File Dictionary of Mathematics, Third Edition, contains approximately 3,000 entries that explain, clearly and concisely, the most important and commonly used terms in every branch of mathematics." "More than 200 new terms increase coverage of applied mathematics and computer science." "Almost 100 line drawings illustrate complex concepts, and extensive cross-references guarantee that no user will waste time searching for the right definition. Tables list symbols and notation, symbols for physical quantities, units of measure, conversion factors, formulas, important constants, and the Greek alphabet."--BOOK JACKET
Business forms on file ( Book )
29 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 1,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Loose-leaf collection of forms intended for non-profit, educational or private reproduction and use./Includes index
The Facts on File dictionary of religions ( Book )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Facts on file encyclopedia of the 20th century ( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 1,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Over 8,000 A-to-Z entries capture the people, places, events, and concepts that have shaped the past 90-plus years
World encyclopedia of political systems and parties by George E Delury ( Book )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
World Encyclopedia of Political Systems and Parties, Third Edition provides unparalleled coverage of the governments and politics of the independent nations of our changing world. Each country is described in terms of its system and organization of government and the processes through which political parties or interests bring their influence to bear on government
Science experiments on file : experiments, demonstrations, and projects for school and home ( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Expressly written for young adults, this collection contains 80 experiments and projects
Watergate and the White House by EDWARD W., ED KNAPPMAN ( Book )
7 editions published between 1973 and 1987 in English and held by 1,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historical maps on file by Martin Greenwald Associates ( )
13 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 1,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection contains more than 300 maps that range in time from the dawn of civilization to the modern day. Most of the maps are political, military, or economic; the themes include major wars and battles, trading routes, colonial empires, the crusades, revolutions. About a third of the collection is devoted to American history
Political profiles by Nelson Lichtenstein ( Book )
in English and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Facts on File dictionary of archaeology ( Book )
4 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 1,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the history of major archeological sites, describes the careers of important archeologists, and defines a variety of archeological terms and phrases
Encyclopedia of world history ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An alphabetical reference comprising more than 6,500 entries on world history, with more than one thousand color illustrations, maps, and diagrams; a time line from 15,000 B.C. through 2000 A.D.; and other reference features
 
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