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Computer Science

This is a subject guide for patrons in the computer science.

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  • Library Online Catalog
    Using it to find books owned by UM, JSCC and LeMoyne-Owen. Searching by author, title, keyword, subject, etc., you will find the call number, location, and check-out status.
  • WorldCat
    Provides information on holdings from OCLC member libraries. Includes books, maps, music scores, videos, serials, as well as manuscripts written as early as the 12th century.
    Note: if you find a book which the university libraries don't own, please try the interlibrary loan services.
  • Google Books
    Searches scanned books from many of the world's largest research libraries. Books under copyright are only partially available, but material in the public domain may be read and downloaded in its entirety. Can be a source of reviews for newer, under-copyright material. Note: if you find a book which the university libraries don't own, please try the interlibrary loan services.


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  • SpringerLink  
    Hundreds of recent books on the sciences, published by Springer or Humana.
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost  
    63,854 electronic books in all subjects: arts, business, education, health, history, law, recreation, science, social sciences, and more. Note: For Mac users: in order to read eBooks online using the eBook viewer tool in EBSCOhost, Mac users must install the following free PDF Browser plugin: Schubert-it plugin at
  • Safari Tech Books Online 
    Around 250 up-to-date books on using computers and software.
  • Oxford Reference Online  
    Numerous subject encyclopedias, dictionaries, etc., including the Oxford English Dictionary.

What is Interlibrary Loan (ILL)?

ILL is a service that provides you with access to library materials not available in the University of Memphis Libraries and not available in full-text through licensed University of Memphis databases.  ILL is a service available to current University of Memphis students, faculty, and staff. Please click here to use this service.

Computer Science Classification Outline

The University libraries use the Library of Congress Classification to organize the books. You might use the outline below to browse the titles related to computer science at the libraries.

  • LB3060.32.C65 Computer Adaptive Testing
  • LB1028.5 Computer-assisted Instruction
  • Q 300-385 Cybernetics
  • QA76.6 Computer Programming
  • QA76.75 Computer Software
  • QA76.76.C68 Computer Viruses
  • QA76.9.A25 Computer Security
  • QA76.9.A43 Computer Algorithms
  • QA76.9.A73 Computer Architecture
  • QA76.9.C62 Computer Arithmetic
  • T385 Computer Graphics
  • TA345 Computer-aided software engineering
  • TK7885.7 Computer Hardware Description Languages
  • TK7887.5 Computer Input-Output Equipment
  • TK5105.55 Computer Network Protocols
  • TK5105.5 Computer Networks
  • HD8039.D37 Computer Programmers

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