Skip to Main Content

Reference Resources

Ask a Librarian

IU Southeast Library Logo

A Research Librarian is available to answer your questions:

In Person or by Phone: Ask to speak with a librarian in person at the Service Desk or call us at 812-941-2485. We’ll work with you to find the resources you need.

Ask us through email

IUS Library Chat Logo

Book A Librarian Logo


Library Hours

We are available when the Library is open.


Reference Resources at the IU Southeast Library

Online Reference Collections

Print Reference Collection

Behind the Service Desk is a small collection of materials including encyclopedias, dictionaries, collections of facts and statistics, directories, books of quotations, and much more. This is a good place to find a quick fact or a general overview of a subject. Because these resources should be available at all times, these books may not be checked out. The materials are arranged according to their Library of Congress call numbers on the reference shelves, as are the titles in the regular book collection.

General Reference Resources