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Electrical & Computer Engineering: Books and E-books

Need help with research? Find books, e-books, articles, and tips on accessing library resources from your ECE librarian.

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 logic are more likely on the shelves of Library West and medical books are in the Health Science Center Library.

Browsing Guide: call numbers

QC 966 Lightning
TJ 163 Power Resources and Conservation
TJ 211-225 Control Engineering,
TK 1-999 Electrical Engineering and Electronics, General
TK 1000-2999 Electrical Power
Production: motors,
machinery, batteries
TK 3000-3999 Power Distribution and Transmission
TK 4000-4999 Electrical Power
Applications: mechanical, electrical, lighting
TK 5101-5105 Telecommunication:
signal processing,
wireless, satellites, data
transmission, networks
TK 5107-6720 Telegraph, telephone,
radio, radar, television,
digital video, fax
TK 7018-7500 Household Appliances
TK 7867-7868 Electronic Circuits,
TK 7869-7872 Electronic Circuits:
Applications and Materials,
TK 7874 Integrated Circuits
TK 7876 Microwaves
TK 7880-7999 Sound systems,
Computer Engineering
TK 8300 Photoelectronic Devices
TK 9900 Electricity for Amateurs


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.

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.

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.

Knovel provides access to 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.

Springer publishes series such as the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science, Control & Information Science, Electrical Engineering, Energy, Nanoscale Science & Technology, and more.

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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