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Schlager, Neil 1966-

Overview
Works: 160 works in 516 publications in 3 languages and 18,043 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  History  Juvenile works  Case studies  Popular works  Biography  Handbooks and manuals  Bibliography  Dictionaries  Biography‡vDictionaries 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Book producer
Classifications: QL7, 670
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Neil Schlager
Grzimek's animal life encyclopedia by Bernhard Grzimek( Book )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is a revised and updated edition of one of the most authoritative and comprehensive sources on the world's animals. Similar to the first edition written by noted zoologist Bernard Grzimek and published in 1972, the second edition covers all types of animals in geographic areas around the world. It includes high-quality photographs and illustrations and a comprehensive index to all volumes."--"The Top 20 Reference Titles of the Year," American Libraries, May 2004
When technology fails : significant technological disasters, accidents, and failures of the twentieth century( Book )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses aircraft, airships, automobiles, bridges, buildings and other structures, chemical and environmental disasters, dams, medical disasters, nuclear plants, ships, spacecraft, and submarine disasters
Science and its times : understanding the social significance of scientific discovery( Book )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This series discusses how the major fields of science developed during specific time periods. Each volume focuses on a range of years and includes developments in exploration, life sciences, mathematics, physical sciences, and technology. When the series is completed, the seven volumes will cover 2000 B.C. to the present."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2001
CD's, super glue, and salsa : how everyday products are made by Sharon Rose( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how thirty products are manufactured, including automobiles, books, chocolate, floppy disks, guitars, light bulbs, postage stamps, running shoes, trumpets, watches, and zippers
St. James Press gay & lesbian almanac by Neil Schlager( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This important reference work is one of the first to devote equal attention to both gay men and lesbians. Its objective approach encourages in-depth study of gay and lesbian history, culture, and experience in 20th-century America. The book's 23 sections include a chronology, an annotated list of organizations, significant historical documents important to the gay and lesbian movement, and in-depth discussions of gay and lesbian involvement in such fields as politics, film, music, science, sports, travel, leisure, and visual and performing arts. Each section includes biographical profiles of prominent people in each field and extensive bibliographies of books. articles, and Web sites. The evenhanded approach to this subject makes this book an important purchase for all libraries".--"Outstanding Reference Sources : the 1999 Selection of New Titles", American Libraries, May 1999. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA
Best literature by and about Blacks by Phillip M Richards( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Besides being of use to readers seeking to locate the significant works of individual authors such as Rita Dove (e.g., her 1989 poetry collection, A L'Opera) or Jawanza Junjufu (Countering the Conspiracy to Destroy Black Boys, 1983), this volume also places the literature of and by African Americans in the context of authors, genres, and historical periods from 1750-1860, 1860-1900, 1900-1940, and 1940 to the present. Entries within each period-each with an introduction on its dominant themes -- cover a diverse range of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, and literary criticism."--Pub. desc
How things are made : from automobiles to zippers by Sharon Rose( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at how a variety of objects, including blue jeans, compact discs, pencils, and smoke detectors, are manufactured
Alternative energy( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the history, describes how the energy works, discusses current research, and details the benefits, drawbacks, and impact of a variety of renewable energy sources
CD's, super glue, and salsa : how everyday products are made : series 2 by Kathleen L Witman( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emphasizes current technology in providing information on the invention, manufacturing, and future uses of thirty common high-interest products
How products are made : an illustrated guide to product manufacturing( Book )

11 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on the development and manufacture of a wide range of products
Science of everyday things by Judson Knight( Book )

10 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

V. 2 Real-life physics explores aerodynamics of machines, physics of sports and roller coasters
Failed technology : true stories of technological disasters by Fran Locher Freiman( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary novelists by Neil Schlager( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes biographies, bibliographies and critical essays on a wide range of contemporary writers
Chemical compounds( Book )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chemical Compounds complements U-X-L's award-winning Chemical Elements set by offering information on the ways in which different chemical elements combine to form commonly used chemical compounds, such as water, ammonia, and aspirin."--Cover
World encyclopedia of political systems and parties( Book )

10 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One hundred ninety-six nations are described in terms of systems and organizations of government, as well as the processes through which political parties or interests bring their influence to bear on government
St. James encyclopedia of labor history worldwide : major events in labor history and their impact by Neil Schlager( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Confidential fact sheet describing the book: the 'St. James encyclopedia of labor history worldwide' is designed to fill the gap that exists for a scholarly, encyclopedic treatment of the labor movement. This 2-volume set offers in-depth coverage and analysis of more than 300 key events in labor history over the last two hundred years. With articles written by scholars in the field of labor history this work focuses on the relationship of these events to the labor movement as a whole and to societal change and development worldwide. This encyclopedia will be extremely useful to college students in history, political science, and American studies courses, as well as high school students researching history and interested public library patrons
Science, technology, and society : the impact of science in the 19th century( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents more htan one hundred topical and biographical essays designed to help students understand the impact that nineteenth-century science had on the course of human history. (back cover.)
International directory of business biographies( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles over six hundred prominent business people from around the world, focusing on chief executives of large, publicly traded companies, with a selection of individuals from small or privately-held companies, and up-and-coming executives; each with a fact box, an overview of the subject's life and career, and sources for further information
Grzimek's student animal life resource : crustaceans, mollusks, and segmented worms by Arthur V Evans( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on the physical characteristics, geographic range, habitat, diet, behavior, reproduction, and conservation status of a variety of crustaceans, mollusks, and semented worms
Alternative energy( Book )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beschrijving van diverse alternatieve bronnen van energie
 
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Grzimek's animal life encyclopedia
Alternative Names
Schlager, Neil Y.

슐라거, 닐

Languages
English (137)

Chinese (1)

Danish (1)

Covers
When technology fails : significant technological disasters, accidents, and failures of the twentieth centuryScience and its times : understanding the social significance of scientific discoveryCD's, super glue, and salsa : how everyday products are madeSt. James Press gay & lesbian almanacBest literature by and about BlacksHow things are made : from automobiles to zippersAlternative energyCD's, super glue, and salsa : how everyday products are made : series 2