The Reference Collection consists of print and electronic sources for general or subject-specific research needs. Find factual and background information or more detailed research in academic disciplines by using sources such as:
The print reference collections are located in the Loop campus library and on the first floor of the Lincoln Park campus library. In the Library Catalog, items in the collection are denoted with the call number prefix R. These materials are available for use within in the library only; online reference tools are available at all times.
Recommended reference sources are listed in the subject guides, and reference librarians can also make suggestions; ask at the Reference Desk or online via our Ask a Librarian service.