reference work

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Noun1.reference work - a book to which you can refer for authoritative factsreference work - a book to which you can refer for authoritative facts; "he contributed articles to the basic reference work on that topic"
book - a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together); "I am reading a good book on economics"
cookbook, cookery book - a book of recipes and cooking directions
instruction book - a book of directions for using or operating some piece of equipment
source book - a collection of historically important documents published together as a book
wordbook - a reference book containing words (usually with their meanings)
enchiridion, handbook, vade mecum - a concise reference book providing specific information about a subject or location
directory - an alphabetical list of names and addresses
yearly, annual, yearbook - a reference book that is published regularly once every year
book of maps, map collection, atlas - a collection of maps in book form
cyclopaedia, cyclopedia, encyclopaedia, encyclopedia - a reference work (often in several volumes) containing articles on various topics (often arranged in alphabetical order) dealing with the entire range of human knowledge or with some particular specialty
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References in classic literature ?
Could I find my way back to the prospector with its priceless freight of books, firearms, ammunition, scien-tific instruments, and still more books--its great library of reference works upon every conceivable branch of ap-plied sciences?
Contract notice: acquisition and delivery of reference works
Resources are organized into sections on general reference works, the social sciences, the humanities, and science and technology, further subdivided by form in the general reference works section and by general works and topic in the subject categories.
Since the early nineteenth century (and to some extent before), a broad variety of terminological and biographical reference works have addressed internal disciplinary concerns and perspectives, contextualizing them within contemporaneous trends in the humanities.
In most of the reference works, Sanskrit and Unani names have been misspelt in English.
As the pounds 190 million Library of Birmingham takes shape, Birmingham City Council has launched Reference Works: a photography commission in which four world-renowned photographers will interpret the new Centenary Square building and its contents.
As the pounds 190 million Library of Birmingham takes shape, Birmingham City Council has launched Reference Works: a photography commission in which four worldrenowned photographers will interpret the new Centenary Square building and its contents.
In the November 2010 issue of EContent, in the article "Collaboration and Knowledge Management: Working Well Together," we stated, "To aid in this effort, an engineering firm, The Shaw Group, turned to Knovel, a web-based tool that provides access to more than 21,000 reference works from which engineers can search for relevant data." It should have read "more than 2,000 reference works."
By combining Wiley-Blackwell's Blackwell Companions and Handbooks series, Blackwell Reference Online includes a broad range of reference works in business and economics, ancient history, linguistics, literature, and psychology.
The latest addition to an outstanding roster of 'how to' books for computer professionals published by Mike Murach & Associates, "Murach's ADO.NET 3.5 LINQ and the Entity Framework with C# 2008" continues a distinctive tradition of publishing comprehensive instructional reference works that are as 'user friendly' as they are cutting edge in the field of software development and application.
It combines access to key engineering journals and reference works on ScienceDirect with the specialised engineering search via Engineering Information's (Ei) Engineering Village.
Wiley and the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI; San Francisco, CA) will publish a new co-branded series of reference works under Wiley's Pfeiffer imprint.