Dictionaries - these come in different languages and offer a list of words and their definitions, pronunciation, etymology as well as an example ofwhere the word may be used in a sentence. The Oxford Dictionary is an example of a brand
Encyclopaedias - compressed overviews of subjects. They can be found in numerous volumes or just on book. One of the most popular is theEncyclopaedia Britannica which comes in many volumes.
Atlases - these show the geography of an area, including the terrain, distance, longitude and latitude as well as geographic features. The Times Atlas of the World is an example of an Atlas.
Bibliographies - This is a selection of source information used to compile a book or publication. Usually found at the back of most factual books.
Directories - A book that has a alphabetical order of information about people, organisations, phone numbers or addresses.
Yearbooks - a book that contains information about something that occurs during a certain year. It can be anything from a serious work of things that occur during a year to even a school year book.