Definitions for "Reference Collection"
Non-circulating current or heavily used books containing key sources of information. Many are shelved in the reference areas on the first floor of Bower-Suhrheinrich Library.
non-circulating library materials, such as dictionaries, encyclopaedias and bibliographies, used for quick consultation. In the Laurier Library, the reference collection, along with reference/information staff, are located on the 3rd Floor.
Reference Collection consists of books and indexes that provide definitions, quick facts, statistics, and overviews on a topic. Reference books are usually consulted rather than read through and are generally not permitted to be checked out. The Reference Collection is beyond the Reference Desk on the first floor of the Library.