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American Chemical Society

The American Chemical Society is a US-based, "congressionally chartered independent membership organization that represents professionals at all degree levels and in all fields of chemistry and sciences that involve chemistry."  Members are in academia, government and industry, and from medicine, engineering, agriculture, and related chemical and pharamaceutical businesses and industries.  

The Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) is a division of the American Chemical Society that indexes and abstracts a large portion of the world’s chemical information and literature.  CAS has created and maintains key collections, databases and indexes; produces and distributes tools and interfaces for managing and analyzing chemical related information; and provides an array of...

Updated: Oct 1, 2015 5:56pm

American Council of Learned Societies

A private, nonprofit federation of 72 national scholarly organizations in the humanities and related social sciences.

Updated: Oct 1, 2015 5:56pm

American Economic Association

The American Economic Association is a learned society in the field of economics, headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee.  It was established in 1885 in Saratoga, New York. Once composed primarily of college and university teachers of economics, the Association now attracts an increasing number of members from business and professional groups. It publishes one of the most prestigious academic journals in economics: the American Economic Review. 

Each year, the AEA recognizes the lifetime research contributions of four economists by electing them Distinguished Fellows. The Association also awards annually the John Bates Clark Medal for outstanding research accomplishments in economics to a scholar; it is often referred to as the "Baby Nobel," as...

Updated: Oct 6, 2015 2:57pm

Association for Asian Studies, Inc

The Association for Asian Studies (AAS) is a scholarly, non-political, non-profit professional association open to all persons interested in Asia. The society has approximately 8,000 members worldwide. AAS produces the Bibliography of Asian Studies, the Journal of Asian Studies (JAS), and select books, monographs, and occasional paper series.

Updated: Oct 22, 2014 8:48am

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Institute of Historical Research

The Institute of Historical Research is one of ten member Institutes of the School of Advanced Study, part of the University of London and is an important resource and meeting place for researchers from all over the world.

Updated: Oct 1, 2015 5:56pm

Institution of Engineering and Technology

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is one of the world’s largest multidisciplinary engineering institutions with over 160,000 members in 127 countries.  Its mission is to inspire, inform and influence the global engineering community.

Updated: Oct 6, 2015 2:49pm

IOP Publishing

IOP Publishing provides a range of journals, ebooks, magazines, websites and services that enable researchers and research organisations to reach the widest possible audience for their research.

Updated: Oct 1, 2015 5:56pm

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Modern Language Association of America

Founded in 1883, the Modern Language Association of America is a large scholarly association with over 26,000 members in 100 countries. MLA host an annual convention and other meetings and sustain a wide-ranging print and electronic publishing program that includes books, journals, style guides, and an international bibliography.

Updated: Oct 6, 2015 2:53pm


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