Reference books include encyclopedias, almanacs, handbooks, guides, and style manuals. They can help you find quick factual information and are a good place to get background information.
For reference entries on a specific topic in a dictionary, encyclopedia or handbook:
If the location is "Main Stacks Stored" login to OneSearch and then click request under "Get It."
Note: Reference books cannot be checked out of the library (there are exceptions for Faculty and Staff), but you can copy or scan the pages you need.