Computer Science Research Guide

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  • Databases
  • Reference
  • Media
  • Web
  • New Titles
Try these databases first to find journal articles in this discipline.
  • CiteSeer
    Scientific literature digital library and search engine that focuses primarily on the literature in computer and information science.
  • INSPEC (1969 to present)
    Index of publications in all areas of physics, engineering, and computer sciences.
  • Web of Science (1984 to present)
    Search thousands of journals across the sciences and social sciences and track cited references to locate more recent articles.
  • ACM Digital Library (1947 to present)
    Full-text articles and conference papers from the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).
  • USENIX Conference Proceedings
Use these encyclopedias and reference works to get started on a topic.
  • Reference Universe
    Searchable index of the library's entire reference collection, both print and electronic.
Find streaming audio and video in these collections.
  • Kanopy Streaming Video
    Kanopy offers a broad selection of thousands of streaming films, documentaries, and theatrical releases covering a wide variety of subject areas, with additional new releases launched monthly. If close-captioning is not included, it can be requested. Interactive transcripts are included. Note that US feature films are not typically part of the Kanopy offerings.
Start with these recommended freely available resources in this discipline.

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    The innovators : how a group of hackers, geniuses, and geeks created the digital revolution (Isaacson, Walter, author.) Frost Library; QA76.2.A2 I87 2014

    Tools for thought : the history and future of mind-expanding technology (Rheingold, Howard.) Frost Library; QA76.5 .R467 2000

    The stack : on software and sovereignty (Bratton, Benjamin H., 1968-) Frost Library; QA76.5915 .B73 2015

    GitHub essentials (Pipinellis, Achilleas, author.) Frost Library; QA76.76.D47 P496 2015

    Digital materialities : design and anthropology Frost Library; QA76.9.C66 D545 2016

    Mood and mobility : navigating the emotional spaces of digital social networks (Coyne, Richard, author.) Frost Library; QA76.9.H85 C698 2015

    Routledge international handbook of participatory design Frost Library; QA76.9.S88 R675 2013

    Cyber threat : the rise of information geopolitics in U.S. national security (Bronk, Chris, author.) Frost Library; TK5105.8854 .B76 2016

    On the existence of digital objects (Hui, Yuk, 1985-) Frost Library; TK7868.D5 H835 2016

    The internet of things (Greengard, Samuel.) Frost Library; TK7895.E43 G74 2015