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The print Reference Collection is shelved on the main level of the library behind the Reference Desk. All items are for in library use only. The collection consists of dictionaries, encyclopedias, multi-volume works, and materials meant as authoritative information sources.
The online Reference Collection is searchable through DiscoverDeWitt and the following databases
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