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Descriptor English: Reference Books
Descriptor Spanish: Obras de Referencia
Descriptor obras de referencia
Scope note: Libros concebidos, por la estructura y tratamiento de sus contenidos, como manuales de consulta para fines determinados de información, más que para su lectura de corrido. Los libros de referencia incluyen DICCIONARIOS, ENCICLOPEDIAS, ATLAS, etc. (Traducción libre del original: ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
Descriptor Portuguese: Obras de Referência
Descriptor French: Ouvrages de référence
Entry term(s): Book, Reference
Books, Reference
Reference Book
Tree number(s): L01.178.682.192.836
SP4.051.582
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012013
Scope note: 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)
Annotation: IM
Allowable Qualifiers: ST standards
Related: Textbooks as Topic MeSH
DeCS ID: 12434
Unique ID: D012013
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2007/07/11
Reference Books - Preferred
Concept UI M0018670
Scope note 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)
Preferred term Reference Books
Entry term(s) Book, Reference
Books, Reference
Reference Book



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