Some words used by Pratt Libraries might be unfamiliar to you. The following list contains commonly used library terms and definitions. If you are confused by a word, or don't understand its meaning, you can ask a librarian for help.
The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) also maintains the Multilingual Glossary for Today's Library Users. It provides translations of commonly used library vocabularies into Chinese, Korean, Japanese, French, Spanish, Arabic, and Vietnamese.
For more information and tips for using Quick Search to search library collections, ask a librarian.
In our Brooklyn Library, the reference area is located to the right of the library's main entrance. The reference desk is staffed by reference librarians and graduate assistants who will assist you with library related and research questions.