Definitions for "Reference librarian"
A library faculty member who will help you locate information, guide you in the research process and show you how to use the different library reference tools. To determine the reference librarian who handles your specific subject area, consult the Liaison Librarians/Subject Specialists by Subject page.
A librarian employed in a reference department who is responsible for providing helpful information in response to questions posed by users of the library. Reference service may be delivered in person, or by phone or e-mail.
Reference librarians are specialists in the field of information retrieval. Generally they have a Masters degree in library science, and many have other graduate degrees as well. Ask a reference librarian to help you find the information you are looking for. See Also: Bibliographer