The Reference Collection houses an assortment of dictionaries, encyclopedias, directories, guides, and handbooks. The collection is located on the 1st floor of the Madigan Library.
Reference sources include dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesauri, directories, and other materials providing general information about a variety of subjects. When you need the "backstory" on a subject, reference sources are the main source for who, what, when, where and why questions. Search the library catalog for reference materials or ask a librarian to direct you to these sources in the Reference Collection.