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Computer Science and Informatics


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In Primo, the library's search service, you can search among a large part of the material available through the library, including all printed books and e-books. It is possible to limit your search to printed books or online full text.

Printed books

The library's printed books in computer science and informatics are mainly placed on the entrance floor in the library. The books are arranged in numerical order according to the Dewey Decimal Classification system. In the classification system you will find the most relevant sections in the class 000 which stands for computer science. Here are some examples of sub-classes:

004 Computer science
004.019 Human-computer-interaction
004.6 Interfacing, communication, networks
004.678 Internet
005 Computer programming, programmes, data
005.1 Programming
005.133 Specific programming languages
005.5 Specific application programmes
005.8 Data security
006.3 Artificial intelligence
658.403 (top floor) Decision making & information management


The library does not only provide printed books. You also have access to a vast number of e-books. You'll find links to all the library's e-books in Primo. To find e-books in Primo choose to search for books only and then filter the result to Full Text Online. You can also go directly to one of the e-book databases to make a deeper search.

Tip! Read more about how to read and borrow e-books.

E-book databases

Several e-book databases contains books in computer science and informatics. The three largest are SpringerLink, Taylor & Francis ebooks and ScienceDirect. Find out more about them down below.

Other search services

You might be in need of a book not available at Jönköping University Library, but available at other libraries. If any of the Swedish university libraries have the book then it can found in the Libris catalogue. The public libraries in Jönköping may also have the book that you are looking for.

If Jönköping University Library does not hold a copy of the book you are looking for, you can suggest an acquisition or request an interlibrary loan. Is the book available at the public libraries in Jönköping then you will have to borrow it there.