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Computing: Books & e-books

Information and support on library resources for the computing subject area.

Using books

The Library has print books and e-books:

  • An e-book generally contains the same information as a print book
  • Books are very useful for background reading and theory
  • Many also contain snippets of programming code that will be useful for your assignments

Like Argos or Ikea we have a catalogue to help you find our resources.

Use the search box below to find books and e-books in De Chastelain Library's catalogue.

Free book resources

Google Books lets you search millions of books, many of which you can preview or read free of charge.

Google Books

Need a book that's not in DkIT Library?

Need a book that's not in the Library?

  • You might be able to read some of it online for free on Google Books
  • Make an interlibrary loan request and we'll try to borrow it from another library for you
  • If you find a book that would be useful for your whole class and you think we should buy it then let us know. Email the details to


The Library provides access to a range of e-books that can be read online 24/7.

You can search for e-books using the Library catalogue or you can access each collection individually using the links below.

Available in DkIT Library

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