Reference Books

Located on the first floor, the Reference Collection contains books that provide:

  • Reference BooksAtlases and Maps from around the world
  • Biographical Dictionaries
  • Concordances
  • Directory Listings
  • Encyclopedia
  • Gazetteer
  • Literary Criticisms
  • Map Collection
  • Statistics


The Reference Books are located on the first floor and are identified by the red signs on the ends of the rows. The Reference Collection is arranged by the Library of Congress Classification System. These materials cannot be checked out and the materials in this area are identified by the location "REF" in the library system. The Reference Librarians will be happy to assist you in finding the appropriate reference source you need for your research project.