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Resources for Students of Computer Science

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Electronic Book Collections in Computer Science

Many of our books in Computer Science are ebooks.  You can limit your seach here.

Browse by Library of Congress Classification Numbers

Materials in our libraries are shelved according to the Library of Congress Classification system. Computer science-related materials can be found in all campus libraries. You can browse the library catalog and the library stacks (shelves) in these computer science call number ranges:

Q300-390   Cybernetics 
Q350-390   Information Theory
QA75-76.95   Calculating machines
QA75.5-76.95   Electronic computers, Computer science, Computer Software
QA267-268.5 Machine theory
T385 Computer graphics
TA1630-1650 Data processing
TK5100-5110 Telecommunications
TK7885-7895 Computer engineering & Computing hardware 

You may find some computer software titles in the call number areas of the subjects for which they are used, for instance,  Z (keyboarding, wordprocessing, publishing) or HF (business).

Search Strategies

Here are some examples search strategies for computer science:

  • computer science
  • computer programming

Use the limiters to select the subjects you wish to search.  Ask a librarian for assistance.

Library of Congress subject headings may be used for more precise results:

  • Mobile computing -- Programming.
  • Application software -- Development
  • Application software -- Development -- Computer programs.
  • Java (Computer program language)
  • Object-oriented programming (Computer science)
  • Python (Computer program language).