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Industrial and Systems Engineering: Books and E-books

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Finding books

Library Catalog (Books, E-books, Journals, Videos, & More)

Most of the print engineering books are in the Marston Science Library, but books on topics such as economics and business are more likely on the shelves of Library West.

Browsing guide: call numbers

H-HJ Business: Statistics, Economics, Transportation and Communications, Commerce, Finance
Q295-390 System theory, Cybernetics, AI
QA269-272 Game Theory
QA273-280 Probablities, Stochastic Processes, and Mathematical Statistics
QA297-299 Numerical Analysis
QA402-404 System Theory, Control Theory, Mathematical and Combinatorial Optimization
T55.4-60 Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Systems Analysis, Decision Support Systems
TA168-169 Systems Engineering, Reliability
TA177-178 Engineering Economy
TA329-348 Engineering Mathematics
TJ211-225 Robots, Control Systems
TS155-175 Production Management, Operations Management, Quality Control
TS176-183 Manufacturing

E-books

You may find links to individual e-books through the Library Catalog. Here are some e-book services that specialize in areas of engineering. Newly-added books will appear in these services before they show up in the Library Catalog.

Books24x7 contains thousands of e-books. UF's license includes:

  • The EngineeringPro collection includes general reference topics important to all engineering professionals, whether looking for quick answers to problems or specific information for a project, learning new skills or refreshing existing ones.
  • The ITPro collection includes books for IT professionals, programmers, database and web designers and administrators, network managers, tech support staff, and more. Includes popular series such as The Complete Reference, Inside Out, Bibles as well as many highly technical series such as IBM Redbooks.
  • The BusinessPro collection includes books on all areas of business, including quality and manufacturing management, operational risk, project management, and technology in business.
  • How-to instructional videos on IT & and desktop computing topics from industry experts.

ENGnetBASE has over 1670 cutting-edge and bestselling e-books from CRC Press in civil, electrical, general, industrial, mechanical, and mining engineering. HINT: Check the box in the header for "Full Content Access Only" to filter the UF-subscribed e-books.

IEEE-Wiley eBooks Content areas focus on electrical engineering and include Bioengineering, Power & Energy and Communication technologies, and other growing areas of research. More than 400 books, from 1974-present.

Knovel has over 700 handbooks, databases, encyclopedias, reference books, and standards from the world's leading publishers and professional societies in engineering, biotechnology, life sciences, chemistry and materials. Knovel's productivity tools, (including interactive tables, graphs and live equations) allow users to work within Knovel to analyze the data they find.

Synthesis Lectures Brief 50- to 100-page e-books that synthesize an important research or development topic in engineering or computer science. Series include Biomedical Engineering, Data management, Energy and the Environment, Mobile and Pervasive Computing, Synthetic Biology, and many more. Published by Morgan & Claypool. UF has Collections 1-6.

Off-campus access

When using a campus computer or UF Wireless, you're connected to the UF network.  But for off-campus access to library-licensed e-Journals, research databases and e-resources, use either:

UF VPN - or - the library proxy server (on the remote logon page)

When you see Find@UF in your search results, click for access to digital full-text material.

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