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Computer Science

Resources for research on computer science in the Cowan-Blakley Memorial Library in print and online.


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Activated your Student ID card to allow you to check out library materials?

Set up an Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad) account so you can request materials UD doesn't own?


Welcome to the Computer Science subject guide.  Although not comprehensive, it will point you to the most useful databases, journals, books and reference sources, and online information.  It will assist you in both basic and advanced research.  Updating is done periodically so keep an eye out for information about new resources and search tips. 

Computer Science at UD is found as a concentration under the Mathematics Department.

Looking for Books? You can find books by using our online catalog or you may want to browse the shelf.  Print books are located in the "QA" section on the third floor of Blakley Library. Below is a high level view of the classification system.

  • QA 71-90                  Instruments and machines
  • QA 75.0-76.95         Calculating machines
  • QA 75.5-76.95         Electronic computers. Computer science
  • QA 76.75-76.765    Computer software


Refer to selected books (online or in print). These may be located in the Reference section (first floor to the left of circulation), or available electronically. Reference books use the same Call Numbers as the circulating books listed above and must be used within the Library.


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This guide is created by Melissa Randall and licensed by University of Dallas Cowan-Blakley Memorial Library under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 United States License.

You may reproduce any part of it for noncommercial purposes as long as credit is included.  I encourage you to license your derivative works under Creative Commons as well to encourage sharing and reuse of educational materials.