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Computer Science: In the Library

This is a guide to the library's collection in Computer Science. It is not comprehensive, but rather provides a good starting point for research.

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Call Numbers

If you want to browse the collection, these are some call numbers where you can find books about Computer Science.

  • QA75.5-76.95 -- Computer Science
  • TK385 -- Computer Graphics
  • TK5105.875-5105.888 -- Internet, Etc.
  • TK7885-7895 -- Computer Engineering
  • TK7895 -- Computer Hardware

Subject Headings

This is a list of suggested terms to use in a search for Computer Science resources in the Library Catalog:

  • Computers
  • Computer Graphics
  • Computer Networks
  • Computer Programming
  • Computer Science
  • Computers and Civilization
  • Internet Programming
  • Microcomputers
  • Operating Systems (Computers)
  • Programming Languages
  • Web Site Development


The following titles are available on the main (2nd) floor in the Audio/Visual Room:


The history of computers
This program traces the course of technological innovations leading up to today's computers, from Charles Babbage and his analytical engine of the 1860's to the latest laptops.
Call #: Popular QA76.17 .H577 2004 DVD

Computer architecture
A technical program that provides a step-by-step explanation of the infrastructure of computers and how they actually work. Using computer graphics, shows how the arithmetic and logic unit (ALU) adds two binary numbers, and how the information is stored. Includes other topics.
Call #: QA76.9.A73 C642 2003 DVD (Instructional Videos)


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