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ECE Electrical & Computer Engineering: Find Books

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VMI Library Catalog

Find books about electrical engineering by using Preston Library's library catalog.

Here is the URL to the library catalog:

Tips for searching are:

  • Keyword
  • Subject Heading
  • Limit by format, author, date, and more

You can also browse the shelves for electrical engineering books on the 400 level.  Library materials are shelved according to the alphanumeric Library of Congress Classification (LCC) System. The relevant LCC Call Number for electrical engineering begins with TK.  Here are a few areas of interest:

TK 301 - 399 Electric meters

TK 1001 - 1841 Production of electric energy or power. Powerplants. Central stations

TK 3001 - 3521 Distribution or transmission of electric power

TK 4125 - 4399 Electric lighting

TK 7800 - 8360 Electronics

TK 9001 - 9401 Nuclear engineering. Atomic power

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) - Book

If you need a book that Preston Library does not own, request it by completing an Interlibrary Loan (ILL) request form.  Use your VMI username and password to open a book request form.  Here is the URL:

There is no fee; there is not limit to how many ILL requests you can make.

You will be notified by email when the book arrives.  It will be held at the Circulation Desk. 

VMI Reference Librarian

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Janet Holly
Preston Library
Virginia Military Institute
Lexington, VA 24450

ILL Contact Information

ILL Office Hours:

Mon-Fri  0800-1630


(540) 464-7570

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