The reference collection contains reference works in various fields, dictionaries, statistics, bibliographies, parliamentary documents, committee deliberations etc. Reference collection in Linna is located on the third floor. In Arvo the reference works are on the ground floor.
Reference resources are loaned for overnight and for weekends, with some exceptions. Books, which can be borrowed, are marked "yölaina" in the Library's database. Overnight loans are to be returned by 10 a.m. the following morning, weekend loans by 10 a.m. on Monday.
Tampere University dissertations and master's theses since 2007 are located in Linna's reference collection. They are not loaned out at all.
The Library purchases new reference works in electronic form if it is possible. E-reference works can be found in Tamcat database.