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Find books about computer and information science by using Preston Library's library catalog.
Here is the URL to the library catalog: http://vmi.worldcat.org/advancedsearch
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You can also browse the shelves for computer and information science books on the 500 level [QA]. Library materials are shelved according to the alphanumeric Library of Congress Classification (LCC) System. Relevant LCC Call Number ranges for computer and information science include:
QA 1 - 939 Mathematics
QA 9 - 10.3 Mathematical logic
QA 71 - 90 Instruments and machines
QA 75.5 - 76.95 Computer science
QA 76.75 - 76.765 Computer software
Z 665 - 718.8 Information Science
Z 669.8 Statistical methods
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: https://illiad.vmi.edu/
There is no fee; there is not any 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.