In the orange box below, you'll find links to Frequently Asked Questions about topics related to finding and requesting books and policies on how to Check Out and Renew books once you've found them.
Use these links to help answer questions that may come up as you use the book search and other resources on this page.
Reference books contain short articles that explain key concepts and people and define commonly-used terms. Reference books are a helpful way to get a "big picture" view of a topic. Think of them as being Wikipedia articles, only written by scholars for an academic audience.