Briggs Library has a wide assortment of encyclopedias, dictionaries, guides, style manuals, and handbooks covering every subject. The reference collection numbers more than 6,000 volumes. Volumes are shelved by the reference desk on the main floor of the library. New purchases can be found on the New Books Shelf by the main entrance. Atlases are also shelved in this area. Items cannot be checked out. If you need help, please ask a librarian for assistance.