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Electronics and Computer Science (ECS): Books

Key Locations

Key locations for titles of interest to Electronics & Computer Science students are listed here. 

Call Number     Subject     
Q General Science
QA Mathematics
QA 76 Computer Science
TK Electrical & Electronic Engineering

These can be found on Level 3 of the Library.

Theses and Dissertations

PhD/ MPhil theses

  • the library holds print copies of all University of Southampton doctoral level theses; these are listed on Library Search
  • many of these are now also available online from ePrints Soton

Undergraduate/ taught masters dissertations

  • The Library does not normally hold undergraduate or taught masters dissertations.  University of Southampton students should enquire at their Faculty Office regarding any local arrangements for access to previous students' dissertations or final year projects.

NEW e-Book Collections

  • IEEE/Wiley Frontlist 2017 
  • MIT Ebook Library 
  • Morgan & Claypool Computer & Information Sciences Collection (CIS)
  • Morgan & Claypool Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering  & Computer Science
    • Biomedical Engineering Collection One
    • Biomedical Engineering Collection Two
    • Biomedical Engineering Collection Three
    • General Engineering, Technology, and Mathematics Collection One
    • General Engineering, Technology, and Mathematics Collection Two
    • General Engineering, Technology, and Mathematics Collection Three
    • Signal Processing & Communications Collection One
    • Signal Processing & Communications Collection Two
    • Signal Processing & Communications Collection Three

​​Synthesis Series

  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Semantic Web: Theory and Technology
    • Go to IEEE pages and
    • select Browse books and ebooks
    • select By publisher & make choice
    • For M&C select tab Synthesis - complete collections - 1, 2, 3 for the above and 

Synthesis series 

  • lectures on Ai & machine learning
  • lectures on the semantic web : theory and technology

Call Numbers Explained

When you enter the details of the item that you want on the catalogue it will display a call number or code that tells you where the item is shelved.

The call number will usually look something like these examples:

TK 2380.45 GAR 

306.47 GEL 

B OCEAN (Physical) Kna 

Although the codes look different, they work in much the same way: the combinations of letters and numbers gives a location based on the subject content of the item. The items are arranged on the shelves using the call numbers.

The library floor plan will show you where items with particular call numbers are stored.

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