The Reference Collection contains standard reference works including dictionaries, encyclopedias, directories, almanacs, atlases, statistical sources, and biographical sources.  The University Libraries also subscribe to several electronic reference databases.

Search for reference books in CardCat.  Reference databases can be found under the Reference tab on the Databases: Reference page.

Frequently used reference databases include:

Biography in Context

Credo Reference

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Oxford Reference Online

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