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Reference Tools

Essential reference information and resources

Welcome to the Reference Tools Guide!


Select from the tabs on the left panel for frequently requested reference information. If you can't find what you are looking for, please browse our research guides for more subject-specific resources or ask a librarian for assistance.

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Search here to request and borrow books through MelCat, a statewide library network that includes the University of Michigan and Michigan State University library collections.