The Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library

Electrical and Computer Engineering: Reference Sources

Online Reference Sources

Many useful reference books are now available online:

eBook Collections Online

Research Prior Art

Knovel Digital Library

The Knovel Digital Library is a collection of over 700 technical manuals, handbooks, and reference books on every aspect of engineering.  It includes book chapters, interactive charts and graphs, formulas and equations, physical properties and constants that a scientist or engineer might need.  Start your search here:


Patents issued by the United States Patent Office can provide a wealth of technical information on products and processes.