Reference Collection

This non-circulating collection is in the Zinder and Brenner rooms of the Main Library has been carefully developed to contain materials-general and specialized encyclopedias, language and acronym dictionaries (specifically related to science), biographical dictionaries, bibliographies, handbooks and directories - intended to provide answers to factual questions.

Availability of Material

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This collection was processed under the grant History and Development of Molecular Biology: New Sources through the Hidden Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Archives Collections (1890-1910), (NAS11-RB-50178-11). Funding provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. nhprc-2-m