Skip to main content

Computer Science: Books

Search SOLO

New Books at RSL

Latest physical book additions can be found at
(updated weekly). 

Other Relevant Guides

Computer Science Books

Books can be found by searching SOLO. You can search by criteria such as author, title and subject. SOLO will provide you with details of the library which holds the book you want and the book's location and availability within that library.

Books in the RSL are kept in the Lankester Room on Level 2 and are arranged by the Library of Congress and National Library of Medicine Classification schemes. Many more books are also kept off-site. You can order these to be brought to the library using SOLO.

Where are the Computer Science Books?

Every book has an assigned shelfmark that is related to its topic and is the "address" of the book on the shelf. Some key topics can be found at the following shelfmarks:

  • - Philosophy
  • BC - Logic
  • BJ - Ethics
  • QA - Mathematics
    • QA75.5-76.95 - Electronic Computers. Computer Science
    • QA76.75-76.765 - Computer Software
    • QA273-280 - Probabilities. Mathematical Statistics
  • QC - Physics
  • QH301-705.5 - Biology
  • W-WZ - Medicine

New Books

Latest print books added to our collection:

Document Supply

If Oxford doesn't have an article or book, you may be able to get it through our Interlibrary Loan Service:

Book recommendations

If you feel that the collection is missing a key item, please let us know. Your recommendations are always welcome.