Research & Reference
The Ridgefield Library is here to help in your quest for information. We provide answers to a broad range of questions pertaining to your personal, educational and professional needs, any time you need to ask them. We offer a carefully chosen selection of resources in numerous print and media formats, to help you find just what you need, from a book review to a recipeCheck the list at left to explore our resources by topic, or follow the links below for magazines, newspapers, encyclopedias and other general resources.
Contact: Adult Services Desk 203-438-2282 x12004 firstname.lastname@example.org
General Reference Sources
Ready ReferenceEncyclopedia Britannica
researchIT CT (formerly iCONN) - offers free online resources for Connecticut residents with a valid CT public library card. It is a service of the Connecticut State Library and your local library. Click on Resources for the Public at researchitct.org
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
Information Please Almanac
Library Spot Dictionaries, podcasts, speeches, maps, almanacs etc.
Old Farmer's Almanac
Reference USA Telephone directory information including residents and companies.
Research Documentation and Style Guidelines
APA Citation Style - from the B. Davis Schwartz Memorial Library at Long Island University’s C.W. Post Campus.
MLA Documentation - from the Writing Center at the University of Wisconsin - Madison.
Use of Public Access Computers requires a library card. Guest cards are available as needed; inquire at any Service Desk. Free Wi-Fi is also available through the Library. More details.
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