Computer Science: Resources
Computer Science at Virginia Tech
Computer science represents a diverse area of study focusing around a body of core knowledge in the computing discipline. At Virginia Tech, the Department of Computer Science focuses on several major tracks that reflect broad computer science topics in addition to the particular strengths of the faculty: human computer interaction; knowledge, information, and data; media/creative computing; scientific computing; systems and networking.
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Interlibrary Loan Services
All current Virginia Tech students, faculty, and staff, regardless of your location, may request through ILLiad for materials:
- not owned by Virginia Tech (books, articles from journals and conference proceedings, book chapters, standards, and technical papers)
- owned by Virginia Tech but are unavailable for use (print books)
- owned by Virginia Tech and available in print (scans of articles from journals and conference proceedings, book chapters, standards, and technical papers)
We ship requests via UPS to users outside the immediate Blacksburg area (Montgomery, Giles and Pulaski counties).
Articles, book chapters, and many technical papers are delivered in PDF format to your ILLiad account. Occasionally, due to copyright restrictions, a paper copy of an article or standard is held for your at the Newman User Services Desk or sent o the mailing address listed on your account.