Collections

All Wendt Commons Library materials are currently moving to the first floor!

Featured Collections

We support teaching, learning and research in the College of Engineering and Departments of Computer Science, Statistics, and Atmospheric and Oceanic Studies. Our collection consists of books, conference proceedings, journals and specialized resources available in print, microform and/or electronic formats.

Patents & Trademarks

patentsPatent and Trademark Research Guide

Wendt has been designated by the US PTO as a Patent and Trademark Depository Library since 1971.  The library has a complete collection of US patents and trademarks in microfilm and DVD. Other important collections include the The Official Gazette of the USPTO: 1872-2008, Index to US Patents: 1847-2000, Index to US Trademarks: 1927-1997, and US Plant Patents with color plates, 1931-present. Many of these resources are available online through the HathiTrust. Patents are also available full text online through Patents and Trademarks Databases.

Standards

standardStandards Research Guide

Wendt Commons has a unique collection on campus of technical standards, specifications and codes.  Standards available in print are located on the first floor, and can be searched in the library catalog, while those available online can be found using our Standards Databases.

Technical Reports

techreportsTechnical Reports Research Guide

Technical reports are shelved by document number, and include print and microfiche copies of reports issued by federal agencies, research laboratories, and societies. Much of this large collection is part of the campus Federal Depository Library Program that ensures public access to government publications. While many of these documents are available online using our Technical Reports Databases, some are online available in print at Wendt Commons Library.