Answered By: Reference Desk
Last Updated: Dec 19, 2014     Views: 324

Reference materials are various sources that provide background information or quick facts on any given topic. While there are many different types of resources here, are a few: Almanacs, Atlases, Bibliographies, Biographical Resources, Dictionaries, Encyclopedias (both general and by subject), Handbooks, Indexes, Statistics, and Citation Guides. Let us know if you have further questions!