A collection of subject specific reference books - encyclopedias, handbooks, directories, dictionaries, etc. Use to locate background information - facts, definitions, overviews, brief biographies, etc. - related to various aspects of your topic. Off-campus login required.
This is a select list of broad disciplinary reference books in the humanities. There are many others with more narrowly defined subjects. For instance reference books on Chrtistianty, jazz, fiction, film noir, aesthetics, etc. Search the catalog or ask a librarian for help. Off-campus login required for ebooks.