In an effort to help improve the quality of some questions we get here, and to take a chapter out of the EL&U book, I would like to propose a new off-topic close reason for questions which are answerable by reference materials.
We can borrow the close text from EL&U:
Questions that can be answered using commonly-available references are off-topic. A list of these references can be found here: List of general references
If we are in agreement, we need to come up with such a list of references, which can be a separate meta post.
Are there any thoughts, comments, or suggestions?