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REL 260: Redrawing the Map - older version (Larsen): Find Books: Reference Material

Finding Reference Books

Searches in the library catalog can be limited by Location, Material Type, Language, Year of Publication, or Publisher.  To identify dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, and other reference books, use the Library Catalog's Advanced Search form.

To search for physical and electronic books, have the library catalog locate dictionaries, encyclopedias, or handbooks by using the following search strategy.


Library Catalog Advanced Search, top of form


This search found the following item. Note the fields that were searched. Also note how the asterisk (*) used in this search query found the singular and plural forms of the term "dictionary."



You may also limit your search to reference books physically located in the library. To do this, limit by the location "Reference Collection" to find physical items.


Library Catalog Advanced Search, bottom of form

Reference Material