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Descriptor in English: Reference Books
Descriptor in Spanish: Obras de Referencia
Descriptor in Portuguese: Obras de Referência
Descriptor in French: Ouvrages de référence
Entry term(s): Book, Reference
Books, Reference
Reference Book
Tree number(s): L01.178.682.192.836
SP4.051.582
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
See also the descriptors: Textbooks as Topic MeSH
DeCS UI: 12434
Descriptor UI: D012013
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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