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Subject Librarian: Elisandro Cabada

This subject covers: the design of computers and the design of systems containing computing devices, including the design of workstation, mainframe and supercomputers; the design of communication control and signal processing systems with their special processors; and the design of instruments, appliances, toys, etc., that use microprocessors or microcontrollers. Closely related is electrical enginering.

Article Databases and Indexes

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Full text of most ACM journals and proceedings since 1950; also includes publications of affiliated organization.

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

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Academic or Scholarly Articles Subject Indexes

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

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

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Search within a comprehensive interdisciplinary collection of journal article citations. Subjects generally covered are within Science and technology, arts and humanities, and social sciences . Use the citation web to find articles and journals with the most impact. Coverage runs from 1975 to the present. Find help on their website.

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Internet Resources

Electronic Texts

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. Access is limited for 6 simultaneous users.

Users will no longer be able to access Safari Books Online through the University Libraries beginning September 1, 2018. For questions about accessing titles from this collection from another source, contact the Libraries at

Access to Safari Tech Books Online

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Style Manuals and Writing Guides

Bibliography Software

Citation managers are software packages used to create personalized databases of citation information and notes. They allow you to: import and organize citation information from article indexes and other sources save links to pdfs and other documents, and in some cases save the document itself format citations for your papers and bibliographies using APA and many other styles include your own notes

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Writing Guides

Library Information

Science and Engineering Library

Walter Library
East Bank, Minneapolis Campus
Circulation: (612) 624-3366; Reference: (612) 624-0224