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Illinois Tech Library Guides

Chemical and Biological Engineering: Books

Library information and resources for the ChBE Department at Illinois Tech

What are books good for?

Use books to find historical information, in-depth research on a broad topic, tables of scientific information and more. Books can provide introductory and comprehensive information on your topic.  Books are great sources because they have been rigorously edited and fact-checked before they get published.  You will find high quality information in books.   One thing to watch out for is the year the book was published; some books may not be current enough for your topic.

How to find books

Find Books

Use the library search to find books. 

If the book you want is not available at IIT or through I-Share, search WorldCat.

Google Books

Google Books is another good place to look.  For some books you can read the entire book.  For others you can see a preview of the inside of the book. 

Google Book Search

Questions?

Get help from the Research Help Office:

phone: (312) 567-3616

email: library@iit.edu