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Computer Science & Computer Information Technology: Books +

A guide to resources, online and in print, related to computers, programming, and computer information technology.

Search Strategies

Here are some examples search strategies for computer science:

  • computer + virus
  • computer + security
  • 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).

Browse by call number

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).

If you are not finding material you need, ask a librarian for assistance. You can also search libraries worldwide through WorldCat. Ask your librarian about interlibrary loan if you find a title you need at another library.

With your ACCeID, you can get a TexShare card to borrow books from participating local libraries.

Streaming Media | Films | Documentaries

Search Films on Demand  or Kanopy for additional titles related to this Area of Study.

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