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Reference Books

Introduction: Reference Books

Description of Reference Books

Reference Books: Books designed by the arrangement and treatment of their subject matter to be consulted for definite terms of information rather than to be read consecutively. Reference books include DICTIONARIES; ENCYCLOPEDIAS; ATLASES; etc. (From the ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983).
Source: MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Reference Books

The following list attempts to classify Reference Books into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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