The Reference Collection is a good place to find background information for a variety of topics. Many different types of materials are available in Reference: subject specific encyclopedias, literary criticism sources, statistical sources, handbooks, directories, business guides, test preparation books, and more.
Print reference materials can only be used in the Library.
RMU Library also maintains several electronic reference subscriptions, including:
Credo Reference provides full-text online versions of about 1200 published reference works.
Oxford English Dictionary (OED) Online
For information about Reference Services, refer to:
Public Services: Reference