Tertiary sources provide information which is a distillation and collection of primary and secondary sources. They located primary or secondary sources.
Some examples of tertiary sources includes:
Do a subject search in the Library Catalog or use a tertiary source as a search word. For example, encyclopedias, guides, almanac, or directories.
If you have a question, ask a librarian.
Use encyclopedias for short, reliable background information, for short biographies, facts, statistics, and biographies.
Print Reference encyclopedias are located on the second floor. Below are few a examples.
Print dictionaries and thesauri are located on the second floor.