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  1. a compendium of information, usually of a specific type, compiled in a book for ease of reference

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 27, 2009
  2. That is, the information is intended to be quickly found when needed

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  3. are usually referred to for particular pieces of information, rather than read cover to cover

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  4. The writing style used in these works is informative

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  5. the authors avoid use of the first person, and emphasize facts. Indexes are commonly provided in many types of reference work

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