Search the Reading Room catalogue by the following terms:
- Keyword (author, title, subject, series, course number and more)
- Subject heading
Note that journal articles cannot be searched in the catalogue. Please see How to find articles.
Our collection includes:
- Books (conference proceedings, manuals, textbooks)
- CD-ROMs and DVD-ROMs
- Course reserves (readings, textbooks for current courses)
- Electronic resources (eBooks, eJournals, databases and indexes of articles)
- eReaders, including eBook titles
- Reference collection (dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks)
- Technical reports
- Videos and DVDs
Suggestions for Books and Resources
Please contact us at any time with book purchase suggestions or requests. Please include the following information, if possible:
- Year of publication
- ISBN number
- Source of information (including link)
If requesting (new) material for a course, please try to contact us a month before the start of the course.
If you are interested in donating books to the Reading Room, please contact us. We will accept materials that are suitable for our general collection. Unfortunately, we do not have the facilities to archive other material.
We would like to thank the following recent donors: Ed Knorr, Panos Nasiopoulos, Anne Condon.
Please check here for more information on donating to the Reading Room.
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NRC Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (NRC-CISTI), as Canada's national science library and leading scientific publisher, provides Canada's research and innovation community with tools and services for accelerated discovery, innovation and commercialization.
Note: The ICICS/CS Reading Room is independent from the UBC Library system. Please do not return RR books to the Library and do not return Library books to the Reading Room.
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Records of any type of material cataloged by OCLC member libraries; contains over 46,000,000 records.