Library Services

Reference Section

Resources of the library in an effective manner leading to their optimum utilization. Reference service is the most intensive kind of personal service which attempts to bring together the user and information in a personal way. There are two types of reference services, direct and indirect. Under direct reference services, personal assistance is provided, directly to the user. It may take the form of library instruction and information service. Indirect reference service consist of information provided through development of catalogues, bibliography, and other reference aids.

This section helps the users identify and locate information through various reference materials such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, almanacs, bibliographies, atlases, gazetteers, yearbooks, indexes, annuals, handbooks, travel guides, and other reference materials. The Academic Research Collection, Competative Exam Reference Books are also available in this section.