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This guide helps researchers find material in reference books, both print and online.

What are reference tools?

What are Reference Tools?

  • Resources that give you specific facts, definitions, overviews, background information and citations
  • Helps you with narrowing a topic - or to give you additional ideas on a topic
  • Good for looking up definitions of concepts

Tools might include:

Browsing reference sources by subject

Browse Reference Tools by subject

  • To find examples of Reference tools by subject, check out our Subject Guide pages.

Subject Guide

Tiffany Hebb
Roy O. West Library