Reference Book Articles

Articles by Karen Bellenir

Nuclear Power Plants Worldwide,
edited by Peter D. Dresser, published by Gale Research, © 1993.

The editor of this award-winning book said, “Special thanks to Karen Bellenir, the editor’s right-hand writer who really stood in the gap.” She wrote a total of 81 articles regarding the nuclear power policies of several countries as well as articles on individual nuclear power plants in the United States and around the world. Upon publication, this book received a RASD Award (Reference and Adult Services Division of the American Library Association).

  • Armenia: Country Essay
  • Armenia: Oktemberyan Nuclear Station
  • Hungary: Country Essay
  • Hungary: Paks Nuclear Power Plant
  • India: Country Essay
  • Italy: Country Essay
  • Japan: Country Essay
  • Japan: Fugea Nuclear Power Station
  • Japan: Fukushima Nuclear Complex
  • Japan: Genkai Nuclear Power Station
  • Japan: Hamoako Nuclear Power Station
  • Japan: Ikata Nuclear Power Station
  • Japan: Kashiwazaki Kariwa Nuclear Station
  • Japan: Maki Nuclear Power Station
  • Japan: Nimana Power Station
  • Japan: Monju Nuclear Plant
  • Japan: Ohi Power Station
  • Japan: Onagawa Nuclear Power Station
  • Japan: Sendai Nuclear Power Station
  • Japan: Shiga Nuclear Power Plant
  • Japan: Shinmane Nuclear Power Station
  • Japan: Takahama Power Station
  • Japan: Tokai
  • Japan: Tsuruga Power Station
  • Lithuania: Country Essay
  • Lithuania: Ignalina Nuclear Power Station
  • Pakistan: Country Essay
  • Romania: Cernavoda Nuclear Power Plant
  • Romania: Country Essay
  • Russia: Balakova Nuclear Power Plant
  • Russia: Beloyarsk Nuclear Power Station
  • Russia: Bilibino
  • Russia: Country Essay
  • Russia: Gorky Nuclear Facility
  • Russia: Kalinin Nuclear Station
  • Russia: Kola Nuclear Plant
  • Russia: Krasnodar
  • Russia: Kursk Nuclear Power Station
  • Russia: Novovronezh Nuclear Power Station
  • Russia: Obninsk Nuclear Research Facility
  • Russia: Smolensk Nuclear Power Plant
  • Rusia: Sosnovy Bor Nuclear Power Plant
  • Soviet Union (former:) Country Essay
  • Switzerland: Country Essay
  • Ukraine: Chernobyl—Units 1–3, 5–6
  • Ukraine: Country Essay
  • Ukraine: Khmelnitsky Nuclear Station
  • Ukraine: Rovno Nuclear Power Plant
  • Ukrane: Zaprozhye Nuclear Power Station
  • US: Arkansas Nuclear One (ANO) (Arkansas)
  • US: Beaver Valley (Pennsylvania)
  • US: Brunswick (North Carolnia)
  • US: Callaway (Missouri)
  • US: Catawba Nuclear Station (North Carolina)
  • US: Cherokee Nuclear Station (South Carolina
  • US: Clinton Nuclear Power Station
  • US: Davis-Besse (Ohio)
  • US: Duane Anold (Iowa)
  • US: FitzPatrick (New York)
  • US: Fort Calhoun (Nebraska)
  • US: Ginna (New York)
  • US: Grand Gulf (Mississippi)
  • US: Hope Creek (New Jersey)
  • US: Indian Point (New York)
  • US: Limerick (Pennsylvania)
  • US: Marble Hill (Ohio)
  • US: McGuire Nuclear Station (North Carolina)
  • US: Nine Mile Point—Unit One (New York)
  • US: Nine Mile Point—Unit Two (New York)
  • US: Oconee Nuclear Station (South Carolina)
  • US: Oyster Creek (New Jersey)
  • US: Peach Bottom (Pennsylvania)
  • US: Perry (Ohio)
  • US: Robinson (South Carolina)
  • US: Salem (New Jersey)
  • US: Shearon Harris (North Carolina)
  • US: Skagit/Hanford (Washington)
  • US: Three Mile Island—Unit One (Pennsylvania)
  • US: Waterford (Louisiana)
  • US: Wolf Creek (Kansas)
  • Yugoslavia: Country Essay

Encyclopedia of American Industries
edited by Kevin Hillstron, published by Gale Research, © 1994.

Karen Bellenir wrote 92 articles for this multi-volume work, summarizing the activities of a wide variety of industries.

  • 0191 General Farms
  • 0273 Animal Aquaculture
  • 0912 Finfish
  • 0913 Shellfish
  • 0919 Miscellaneous Marine Products
  • 0921 Fish Hatcheries and Preserves
  • 0971 Hunting and Trapping and Game Propagation
  • 2041 Flour and Other Grain Mill Products
  • 2043 Cereal Breakfast Foods
  • 2044 Rice Milling
  • 2045 Prepared Flour Mixes and Doughs
  • 2046 Wet Corn Milling
  • 2051 Bread, Cake, and Related Products
  • 2053 Frozen Bakery Products, Except Bread
  • 2091 Canned and Cured Fish and Seafood
  • 2099 Food Preparations, Not Elsewhere Classified
  • 2752 Commercial Printing, Lithographic
  • 2754 Commercial Printing, Gravure
  • 2759 Commercial Printing, Not Elsewhere Classified
  • 2812 Alkalies and Chlorine
  • 2813 Industrial Gases
  • 2816 Inorganic Pigments
  • 2819 Industrial Inorganic Chemicals, not Elsewhere Classified
  • 2835 In Vitro and In Vivo Diagnostic Substances
  • 2836 Biological Products
  • 2841 Soap and Other Detergents, Except Specialty Cleaners
  • 2842 Specialty Cleaning, Polishing and Sanitation Preparations
  • 2843 Surface Active Agents, Finishing Agents, Sulfonated Oils, and Assistants
  • 2844 Perfumes, Cosmetics, and Other Toilet Preparations
  • 3363 Aluminum Die-Castings
  • 3364 Nonferrous Die-Castings, Except Aluminum
  • 3365 Aluminum Foundries
  • 3711 Motor Vehicles and Passenger Car Bodies
  • 3713 Truck and Bus Bodies
  • 4911 Electric Services
  • 4922 Natural Gas Transmission
  • 4923 Natural Gas Transmission and Distribution
  • 4924 National Gas Distribution
  • 4925 Mixed, Manufactured, or Liquefied Petroleum Gas Products and/or Distribution
  • 4931 Electric and Other Services Combined
  • 4932 Gas and Other Services Combined
  • 4936 Combination Utilities
  • 5013 Wholesale: Motor Vehicles Supplies and New Parts
  • 5014 Wholesale: Tires and Tubes
  • 5015 Wholesale: Motor Vehicle Parts, Used
  • 5021 Wholesale: Furniture
  • 5023 Wholesale: Home Furnishings
  • 5031 Wholesale: Lumber, Plywood, Millwork, and Wood Panels
  • 5032 Wholesale: Brick, Stone, and Related Construction Materials
  • 5039 Wholesale: Construction Materials, Not Elsewhere Classified
  • 5043 Wholesale: Photographic Equipment
  • 5046 Wholesale: Commercial Equipment, Not Elsewhere Classified
  • 5047 Wholesale: Medical, Dental and Hospital Equipment and Supplies
  • 5048 Wholesale: Ophthalmic Goods
  • 5049 Wholesale: Professional Equipment and Supplies, Not Elsewhere Classified
  • 5051 Wholesale: Metals Service Centers
  • 5052 Wholesale: Coal and Other Minerals and Ores
  • 5064 Wholesale: Electric Appliances, Television and Radio Sets
  • 5065 Wholesale: Electronic Parts and Equipment
  • 5072 Wholesale: Hardware
  • 5074 Wholesale: Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies (Hydronics)
  • 5075 Wholesale: Warm Air Heating and Air Conditioning Equipment and Supplies
  • 5078 Wholesale: Refrigeration Equipment and Supplies
  • 5082 Wholesale: Construction and Mining Machinery and Equipment
  • 5083 Wholesale: Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment
  • 5084 Wholesale: Industrial Machinery and Equipment
  • 5085 Wholesale: Construction and Mining Machinery and Equipment
  • 5087 Wholesale: Service Establishment Equipment and Supplies
  • 5088 Wholesale: Transportation Equipment and Supplies
  • 5094 Wholesale: Jewelry, Watches, Precious Stones, and Precious Metals
  • 5099 Wholesale: Durable Goods, Not Elsewhere Classified
  • 5111 Wholesale: Printing and Writing Paper
  • 5122 Wholesale: Drugs, Drug Proprieties, and Druggists Sundries
  • 5131 Wholesale: Piece Goods, Notions, and Other Dry Goods
  • 5136 Wholesale: Men’s and Boys’ Clothing and Furnishings
  • 5137 Wholesale: Women’s, Children’s, and Infants’ Clothing and Accessories
  • 5145 Wholesale: Confectionery
  • 5146 Wholesale: Fish and Seafoods
  • 5147 Wholesale: Meats and Meat Products
  • 5148 Wholesale: Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
  • 5149 Wholesale: Groceries and Related Products, Not Elsewhere Classified
  • 5153 Wholesale: Grain and Field Beans
  • 5159 Wholesale: Farm Product Raw Materials
  • 5162 Wholesale: Plastics Materials and Basic Forms and Shapes
  • 5169 Wholesale: Chemicals and Allied Products, Not Elsewhere Classified
  • 5171 Wholesale: Petroleum Bulk Stations and Terminals
  • 5172 Wholesale: Petroleum and Petroleum Products
  • 5511 Motor Vehicle Dealers (New and Used)
  • 5521 Motor Vehicle Dealers (Used Only)
  • 8211 Elementary and Secondary Schools
  • 8711 Engineering Services
  • 8713 Surveying Services

International Directory of Company Histories (Vols. 10 & 11),
edited by Paula Kepos, published by St. James Press, © 1994.

Karen Bellenir wrote 11 entries for this multi-volume work describing the formation, development, and activities of companies in a wide variety of industries.

Articles for Volume 10:

  • ABC Appliances, Inc.
  • Compuware, Inc.
  • Fretter, Inc.
  • R.H. Polk, Inc.
  • Zenith Data Systems

Articles for Volume 11:

  • Liberty National Bancorp, Inc.
  • Michigan National Corp.
  • Old Republic International Corp.
  • Pactel Cellular, Inc.
  • Paging Network, Inc.
  • Paul Revere Life Insurance Co.

Small Business Profiles: A Guide to Today’s Top Opportunities for Entrepreneurs
Volume 1,edited by Suzanne Bourgoin, published by Gale Research, © 1994, and
Volume 2,edited by Jennifer Arnold Mast, published by Gale Research, © 1995

Karen wrote a total of five articles for these two volumes.

  • Automobile Detailing
  • Mail Order Business
  • Marinas
  • Mobile Frozen Yogurt
  • Swimming Pool Installation, Maintenance, and Facility Operations

 

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