Computer Science Research Guide

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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
    Online access to conference proceedings in the area of computer science

For more databases, use the subject filter on A-Z Databases

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.

Translate journal abbreviation using JAbbr or All that JAS

    The digital mind : how science is redefining humanity (Oliveira, Arlindo L., author.) Frost Library; Q335 .O45 2018

    Big mind : how collective intelligence can change our world (Mulgan, Geoff, author.) Frost Library; Q337.3 .M84 2018

    Broad band : the untold story of the women who made the Internet (Evans, Claire Lisa, author.) Frost Library; QA76.2.A2 E93 2018

    Performance modeling and design of computer systems : queueing theory in action (Harchol-Balter, Mor, 1966-) Frost Library; QA76.545 .H37 2013

    Digital storytelling : form and content Frost Library; QA76.76.I59 D54 2017

    Modern data science with R (Baumer, Benjamin, author.) Frost Library; QA76.9.D343 B38 2017

    Archaeologies of touch : interfacing with haptics from electricity to computing (Parisi, David Harlan, author.) Frost Library; QA76.9.U83 P37 2018

    Control and freedom : power and paranoia in the age of fiber optics (Chun, Wendy Hui Kyong, 1969-) Frost Library; TK5103.59 .C58 2006

    Digital demagogue : authoritarian capitalism in the age of Trump and Twitter (Fuchs, Christian, 1976-, author.) Frost Library; TK5103.7 .F82 2018