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Reference / handbooks section

gReference collection


        In this section you will find
        dictionaries, encyclopaedias,
        tables, handbooks,  etc., 
        arranged by subject in
        the same way as the books in the
        main collection. Reference
        materials are usually intended for

General dictionaries and encyclopaedias


       You will find these on a shelf
       next to the information desk.
       (Some reference works are
        available online. See the Library

Atlases and books of maps


      These are placed in a special shelf
      for large format books (the folio-
      collection behind the staircase.



      Some important databases can
      only be accessed  from a PC in
      the reference section.

Desk -> Reference -> Books -> Journals -> News corner -> Work stations