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Where are the books?

As of July 2011, all engineering books were moved elsewhere on campus.

The most frequently used and recent books were kept on central campus, while older and more specialized books were sent to the Library Annex.

Engineering Books On Central Campus

Based on subject area, just over 25,000 books were redistributed to Uris (19,500), Mann (1,500), Math (3,000) and Olin (500) libraries.

Engineering Books at the Library Annex

The remaining ~145,000 books were sent to the Library Annex.

The Library Annex is a facility on Palm Road for less frequently used books. There is a reading room at the Annex or books can be requested and delivered to any campus library within 24 hours: Just hit “Requests” in the Classic Catalog.

You can also get a scan of any journal article at the Annex emailed to you: Just go to

Reserve Books

Most reserve books for Engineering classes will be at Uris Library. See to see where your courses’ materials are.

Reference Books & Handbooks

A select group of reference books–including many engineering handbooks–were moved to the reference section at Uris Library.

Engineering Theses & M.Eng. Projects

All engineering theses were transferred to the Annex. All M.Eng. projects were transferred to Uris Library. eCommons and ProQuest dissertations and theses global houses a large collection of dissertations and theses.

Engineering Journals (in print)

A few titles on paleontology were sent to Mann. Bound journals were sent to the Annex. All other current print journals were sent to Uris.

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By Jeremy Cusker, Engineering & Earth Sciences Outreach Librarian, Engineering Library, summer 2011
Edited by Hyunjung Lee, Engineering Research & Instruction Librarian, Engineering Library, June 1, 2022