Selected Resources for: Computer Science

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Subject Librarian:

Janet Fransen

fransen@umn.edu

This subject covers: the study of computer hardware, software (programming), and theoretical aspects of high-speed computing devices, and with the application of these devices to a broad spectrum of scientific, technological, and business problems.


Article Databases and Indexes

* Premier Resources *

Bibliographic information, abstracts, reviews, and the full-text for articles published in ACM periodicals and proceedings since 1985 are available in the library together with works published by affiliated organizations.

Search both Inspec and Compendex for articles and conference papers related to engineering, computer science, and physics.

Full-text access to the transactions, journals, magazines and conference proceedings of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Includes all current IEEE Standards.
Remote access available for University of Minnesota -- Twin Cities students, staff and faculty


Academic or Scholarly Articles Subject Indexes

An abstract and citation database with a single search platform searching content from ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciTopics, and relevant Web content.

Indexes over 11,000 international journals in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities. Titles of the print equivalent are: Arts and Humanities Citation Index, Book Citation, Science Citation Index, and Social Sciences Citation Index. Coverage runs from 1975 to the present. Basic truncation symbol is the asterisk(*).


General Reference Sources

Conferences and Proceedings

Provides the full text of significant conference proceedings in the field.


Handbooks and Manuals

A collection of IT-related electronic books from several publishers, most notably O'Reilly. The Libraries has licensed 320 titles from among Safari's offering. This content covers Database, Java, Linux/Unix, Networking, Perl, Programming, and Web technologies generally. The titles we have licensed are all listed in MnCat.


Style Manuals and Writing Guides

Bibliography Software

RefWorks is a web-based citation manager that allows you to create your own databases of citations by importing references from MNCAT and other databases, and then in seconds automatically generate bibliographies in all major styles (MLA, APA, Turabian, Chicago, etc.).


Writing Guides

Writing for Computer Science


Library Information

Science and Engineering Library

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