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Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering (IMSE)

Resources for research in IMSE.

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The best way to find any kind of book is through Quick Search!

Print books for the sciences are located throughout the Parks Library. Depending on what you are studying you may need to visit several floors. You can use the Call Numbers in Parks Library webpage as a quick guide.

Online books are hosted by a variety of services and can be located with Quick Search.

Distance students can have print books shipped to their home for free if >25 miles from Ames.


Print reference books for the sciences are located in Tier 2 at Parks Library. You'll find a large collection of encyclopedias and handbooks related to all areas of the life sciences. These books can be checked out for 1 week. Online reference books are hosted by a variety of services and the best way to find them is through Quick Search.

Here are a few of the reference books and databases available through the ISU Library:

The University Library subscribes to many eBook services. The best way to locate ebooks is through Quick Search but you can also browse individual collections. Below are the collections most likely to be of use to EEOB students, faculty and staff.

For more information about ebooks @ISU please visit the E-Books at Iowa State University guide.

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Your Librarian

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Eric Schares
150 Parks Library
Ames, IA 50010-2140
515 294-2117

Additional Office Hours

I also hold embedded office hours in 3010 Black, Wednesdays from 3-5pm.