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ESC101: Praxis I

Finding books

Knovel is an engineering specific ebook collection that contains handbooks, textbooks, technical dictionaries and DfX resources.

You can use the library catalogue o find handbooks, books, and DfX resources. It includes hardcopy & online materials at all U of T Libraries. Use simple general keywords when searching for books.

If you are searching for physical books in a library, have a look near the call number you area searching. All books on the same topic are kept in the same area.

How do i find a book on the shelves?

When you find a useful book, make note of the:

  • call number  e.g., T14.5 .V52 2003

  • library    e.g., Engineering & Computer Science Library

  • location within that library  e.g., stacks

Note:the "stacks" is on the second floor of the Engineering & Computer Science Library and it is where we keep most of our books.