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IEEE Computer Society Books in IEEE Xplore

The IEEE Xplore database now includes 25 recent books in the IEEE Computer Society Press series. Here is a sampling of titles available to you in PDF format from our subscription: Web Application Design and Implementation: Apache 2, PHP5, MySQL, JavaScript, and Linux/UNIX Software Testing: Testing Across the Entire Software Development Life Cycle Software Management … Continue reading

Printing Ink Manual 1993 Online

The University Libraries now have online access to R.H. Leach’s 1993 reference book The Printing Ink Manual (5th edition – London ; Blueprint, 1993).  You can access the book (using your BroncoNet ID and password) via the above link.  This book may be viewed by one user at a time.  Please close your browser or … Continue reading

Wiley-IEEE Books in IEEE Xplore

I am happy to announce that the University Libraries have made a deal with John Wiley publishers to bring you a whole collection of eBooks published by Wiley-IEEE Press, and available via the IEEE Xplore database. This collection includes Wiley-IEEE titles in eBook format from 1974-2010, and will eventually include all eBook titles published in … Continue reading

New Engineering Books – August 2010

Here are a selection of recent new books aquired by Waldo Library.  Note that many are eBooks available to you directly through the links below.  You will be prompted for your Bronco Net ID and password to access these items. A Brief Illustrated History of Machines and Mechanisms Emilio Bautista Paz, Marco Ceccarelli, Javier Echávarri … Continue reading

Synthesis Digital Library – REMINDER

A year ago, Waldo Library obtained collection one of the Synthesis Digital Library, containing 100 fifty to two hundred page books in engineering and computer science.  Each of these books is basically an extended lecture, authored by an expert engineer, and available in Adobe PDF format for easy downloading, reading, printing, and emailing.  This would … Continue reading

Springer engineering eBooks

In addition to our purchase of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science series (1997 – present), Waldo Library has also purchased a number of other Springer electronic book collections in the last year. The full text of most of these books is available to the WMU community only. Some of the largest eBook collections we … Continue reading

Trial Resource – Knovel Engineering eReference Books

Waldo Library is currently running a free trial of the Knovel engineering e-reference books platform.  This trial ends: November 22, 2008.  You can access the trial via campus computers or from your laptop while logged into the campus network. The trial link is: http://www.knovel.com/web/portal/browse (Warning: If you try to access this from off-campus, you will … Continue reading

Synthesis eBooks at Waldo

Waldo Library is proud to present the Synthesis Digital Library (published by Morgan and Claypool Publishers).  This collection of 100 eBooks covers various areas of engineering and computer science, including the following: artificial intelligence, biomedical engineering, communication networks, energy, entrepreneurship, robotics, and solid state materials.  Each book is in full text PDF format and contains from … Continue reading

Cool Sites 7/3/08

Hope you find some of these sites and tools useful… TRAIL – Technical Report Archive and Image Library – a new initiative sponsored by the Greater Western Library Alliance (GWLA) and the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), to digitize and provide free access to federal technical reports prior to 1975.  The PDFs currently available on … Continue reading

Encyclopedia of Forest Sciences

Waldo Library now has an online subscription to the Elsevier Science Direct title Encyclopedia of Forest Sciences (2004).  This excellent reference work has several hundred full text PDF articles covering the biology and ecology of forest trees and their economic utilization.  This resource is particularly useful for our Paper Chemistry and Imaging department.  Indeed, eight of … Continue reading

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