Industrial and Systems Engineering: ISE Engineering Resources

Industrial and Systems Engineering at Virginia Tech

Industrial and systems engineering is simply, “designing and improving systems” or, engineering that deals with the design, improvement, and installation of integrated systems (as of people, materials, and energy). The program at Virginia Tech is wide ranging and provides students with opportunity for study in the areas of operations research, production (manufacturing) systems, management systems, and human factors engineering and ergonomics.

Tools for finding ISE articles, papers, and technical reports

Tools for obtaining an overview of ISE topics

Engineering Librarian

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Larry Thompson
Contact:
3013 Newman Library
560 Drillfield Drive (MC 0434)
Blacksburg, VA 24061
540-231-8693

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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 are sent to the mailing address listed on your account.