Guide to the Research Collections
General Research and Humanities Division
More than 5,000 bibliographical volumes are kept at the Information Desk near the Public Catalog and in the Main Reading Room. At the Information Desk are the current American and English national bibliographies, large library catalogs, indexes to periodicals, and the various "best books" lists. In the Main Reading Room are subject and national bibliographies, less frequently used periodical indexes, the U.S. Catalog of Copyright Entries,
and similar materials.