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FYI 101/2: Traylor

Library resources for Garrett Traylor's First Year Inquiry students!

Reference Materials

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To find both print and electronic reference materials, use the Tredway resources (Library holdings + Articles) option from the drop down menu. This option allows you to search all of the Tredway Library's physical and electronic resources, books, eBooks, and electronic reference sources. 

You'll have several ways to filter your search in order to find reference materials. When you see your search results, there will be a "filter your results" column (typically on the left hand column, but may depend on the device you're using). 

Filter Your Results-->Resource Type-->Reference Entries

  These entries are from our online and print reference materials. 


Filter your results-->Resource Type-->Books

   Books are available in two ways:

  • Available online: eBooks
  • Available at Thomas Tredway Library [floor and call number here]: If this is a reference book, it will be labeled as reference, and be located on the 2nd floor. 

To learn about more about which electronic reference resources are available, please look under the "Electronic Reference Materials" tab. For print materials, look under the "Print Reference Materials" tab. 

We have electronic reference materials which includes hundreds of credible and useful materials. There materials are available 24/7, and you can access them from your room. 

To search for print reference materials, please refer back to the "Using OneSearch to Find Reference Materials" tab. 

Tredway Library uses the Library of Congress Classification system to organize our physical collection. Our reference collection is located on the 2nd (main) floor of the library.  

A reminder that reference books can't leave the library! You may photocopy some pages that are helpful (generally 1 chapter or up to 10% of the material), but the physical material can't be checked out the way that circulating books can. If you need to access reference books while you're outside the library, our electronic reference tools are very helpful. 

Not sure where to start? Look at the link to the Library of Congress Classification system below to see where you can find different disciplines.