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Computer Science Research Guide: Find Books

This Research Guide will help you find scholarly information for researching a topic in your Computer Science & Information Technology courses.

Find Books and Videos



Open Austin Library Catalog

For physically browsing our book collections for books on computer science and information technology subject areas, go to the General Collection, Reference Collection, Video Collection, or New Books Shelf (2nd & 3rd floors) of the Library and look up the following call number ranges. 

Please Note: this list does not represent all titles or subjects of  interest available for research in computer science and IT. Consult the library's online catalog, Austin, for additional areas of interest. 

Library of Congress (LC) Call Numbers

Subclass QA

QA71-90                       Instruments and machines

QA75.5-76.95              Electronic computers. Computer science

QA76.75-76.765         Computer software


Subclass Q

Q334-Q390                 Artificial intelligence

Q350-390                    Information theory


Subclass TK

TK5101-TK6720          Telecommunication (telegraph, telephone, radio, radar, television)

TK7800-8360               Electronics

TK7885-7895               Computer engineering. Computer hardware


For a complete listing of all LC Call Numbers, go to the Library of Congress Classification Outline.

Resources with Electronic Books

Many of the books in these collections will appear in search results when you search the Austin Library Catalog.  They may also be searched individually using the links provided below.  

Ask A Librarian

To view chat hours, submit an e-mail question, or view other contact options, please visit the Ask a Librarian webpage.

Research Appointment

Are your searches not yielding the results you expected? Are you having trouble finding the information you need? You may schedule a private consultation with a librarian to obtain assistance with developing strategies for your research.