The Engineering Documents Center Collection
A Document Delivery Service at Grainger

The Engineering Documents Center, established in 1966 by the Engineering Publications Office in the College of Engineering of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is the depository for all technical reports produced by the College. The Center generally defines a technical report as any report that has not been published elsewhere in its entirety. The EDC collection is housed at the lower level of the Grainger Engineering Library Information Center.

The Collection:
Over 14,000 titles. They comprise primarily of 23 departmentalseries. The collection includes reports written for governmental and industrial projects, theses written as technical reports, and some reprints of journal articles.
Lending policy:
The Collection lends reports toother libraries in accordance with standard interlibrary procedures through IRRC at the Main Library when it has two copies of a report. Master copy documents are for use at the Grainger Engineering Library only. Loan copies may be checked out for three weeks.
Photocopy Order Service:
  • All nonrestricted documents are available as photocopies.
  • Price quotations will be sent on request. Prepayments are required for all orders.
  • Payment in the form of checks or draft drawn on a U.S. bank. Sorry, we cannot accept credit card orders.
    Make check payable to University of Illinois.
    Send payment to:
    Grainger Engineering Library (Attn: Winnie Chan)
      1301 West Springfield Avenue
      Urbana, IL 61801 USA
    Photocopy Order Charge:
  • Reports -- $5.00 per title (under 50 pages)
  • Reports -- $10.00 per title (over 50 pages)
  • A separate photocopy Cost -- 10 cents per page
  • Domestic postage rates and fees based on the US Postal Service Domestic Rate Calculator
  • International postage rates and fees based on the US Postal Service International Rate Calculator
    Approximately a report of 6 pages weighs about 1 ounce.

  • Important Announcement from the Grainger Engineering Library  (October, 2000)
    End of the Announcement

    If you have any questions, please contact:
    Winnie Chan, Assistant Engineering Librarian for Computer Services
    159 Grainger Engineering Library Information Center
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    1301 West Springfield Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801
    Phone: (217) 244-1885  FAX: (217) 244-7764
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Comments to: Grainger Library | Engineering Documents

    Last update 04.08.2001 wsc