These are examples of reference works where you can find overviews and background information on your text and topic.
Print reference books listed here are located in several places in Butler Library, and cannot be checked out. Consider instead taking notes, scanning, or photographing what you need. Most Butler reference books are in rooms 301 or 310 and are discoverable through CLIO. See table below, or PDF on reference collection locations.
|Call Number Range||Room||Location|
|A - Q (Library of Congress Classification)||301||Bookcases 18-29|
|R010 - R016.3395||310||NE Mezzanine, Alcove 29-33|
|R016.34 - R016.396||310||Alcove 5|
|R016.397 - R.016.6639||310||Bookcases near 310 Entrance|
|R16.7 - R029||310||SW & SE Mezzanine Bookcases|
|R030 - R030 Greek EL23||310||South Wall (under Alcove 17)|
|R030 Greek M473 - R032 R27||310||NW Mezzanine, Alcove 24-28|
|R027 Oversize||310||Alcoves 6-10|
|R032.R 272 - R045||310||Back of Alcoves 3-4 (continued in Alcove 4-1)|
|R046 - R999||301||Start at Bookcase 31|
|S - Z (Library of Congress Classification)||301||Bookcases 29-30|
|Atlases||209||Atlas Cove & Bookcase Adjacent - East Side|
|Language Dictionaries||303a||Alcoves and Walls - South End of Room|