7.4 Libraries

The Rutgers University Library contains over 2,000,000 bound volumes and over 1,000,000 government documents, pamphlets, maps, and other materials. The two largest divisions are the Alexander Library on the College Avenue campus, which contains the main collections of material in the social sciences and humanities, and the Library of Science and Medicine on the Busch campus, which concentrates on science, technology, medicine and psychology. The books and journals of interest to the Engineering School that are contained there may be of interest to computer scientists. The Mathematical Sciences Library is a branch of the Library of Science and Medicine, and is located on the first floor of the Hill Center. It contains 33,000 volumes and subscribes to approximately 400 journals, all in the area of mathematics, statistics, computer science and operations research. Also there is a large collection of approximately 3000 recent proceedings and computer science technical reports from various universities. It has all the main books and journals of particular interest to computer scientists. In general, the Mathematical Sciences Library will try to obtain whatever books, journals and reports that the faculty requests.