Research Guides: Computer Science

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ABI/Inform Complete Restricted Resource Some full text available
  • Business, Economics
  • Scholarly Journals, Trade Journals, Magazines, Newspapers, Reports
  • Many full-text articles; some articles have citation or abstract information only
  • Publications include American Economic Review, Economist, Financial Times, Journal of Economic Literature, MIT Sloan Management Review, Wall Street Journal, and many more
  • ProQuest search interface

ACM Digital Library Restricted Resource Some full text available
  • Computer Science
  • Conference Proceedings, Journals, Magazines, Multimedia, Scholarly Journals
  • Many full-text articles; some articles have citation or abstract information only
  • Publications of the Association of Computing Machinery

Credo Reference Restricted Resource Some full text available
  • Multidisciplinary
  • Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Handbooks
  • All full-text

Proquest Newsstand Restricted Resource Some full text available
  • Multidisciplinary
  • Newspapers, Images
  • Many full-text articles; some articles have citation and abstract information only
  • Publications include The Atlantic Journal - Constitution, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and many more
  • Coverage varies by title; earliest publications from 1977 to present
  • ProQuest search interface


Encyclopedia of Computer Science.
Print Location: QA76.15.E48 2000
Reference Collection
Encyclopedia of Computers and Computer History
Print Location: QA76.15.E53 2001
Reference Collection
Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology
Print Location: Z1006.E566 2005
Reference Collection
Internet Encyclopedia
Print Location: TK5105.875.I57 I5466 2004
Reference Collection


1001 Computer Words You Need to Know
Print Location: QA76.5.A125 2004
Reference Collection
Computer Glossary: The Complete Illustrated Dictionary
Print Location: QA76.15. F733 2001

Dictionary of Computer and Internet Terms
Print Location: QA76.15.D667 2000
Reference Collection
Dictionary of Multimedia: Terms & Acronyms
Print Location: QA76.15.H318 2005
Reference Collection

Handbooks & Guides

Handbook of Information Security
Print Location: TK5105.59.H35 2006
Reference Collection


Source: IDG Publishing Network
Up-to-the-minute news related to technology and information for IT users. Also has blogs, webcasts, podcasts, videos, and reports on advances in technology.
Digital Trends
Source: Digital Trends
Digital Trends helps people make the most of the hi-tech lifestyle by providing sneak peeks, one-of-a-kind product reviews, editorials and technology news about trendsetting consumer products and services. Read more.
Dr. Dobbs Portal
Source: Dr. Dobb’s Journal
Articles written by professional software developers and architects to explore new technologies, evaluate programming styles, and share tips about all languages, platforms and tools.
Ethics in Computing
Source: Dr. Edward Gehringer, North Carolina State University -- Covers topics such as computer abuse, commerce, privacy, and intellectual property.
Free Online Dictionary of Computing
Source: University of London, Imperial College Department of Computing
A guide to cyberbabble.
Help-Site Computer Manuals
Source: Nicholas Reynolds
Help-Site contains links to computer-related support documents and sites including FAQ lists, tutorials, manuals, and official or unofficial support sites.
Source: IDG Publishing Network
Enterprise and business technology news and product reviews. News on technology trends and solutions, comparative product reviews and buying information, IT product specs and user reviews.
Source: Network World, Inc.
Written by Java programmers, this site is designed for developers, programmers, and enterprise managers who need information about Java programming language and related technologies.
Source: Mac Publishing LLC
News, reviews, help, how-to's, videos, and podcasts related to Apple products, including Mac, Mac software, Mac OS X, the iPod and iTunes, and the iPhone. Provides reviews of Apple products and Mac-compatible hardware.
PC Magazine
Source: Ziff Davis Publishing Holdings, Inc.
Designed for technology buyers, this site offers in-depth, authoritative, lab tested comparative reviews of computing and Internet products.
PC World Website
Source: PC World Communications
Offers authoritative reviews of technology products, current pricing information, news updates, how-to articles, features and special reports, and interactive tools. The site also provides downloads of evaluated freeware and shareware.
Programmers Heaven
Source: Synchron Data
Online reference for programmers. Information on Pascal, COBOL, C, C++, Java and others. Provides downloads and links to programming-related Web pages.
Source: Geeknet, Inc.
Technology and social media website dedicated to science and technology related news.
W3 Schools
Source: W3Schools
At W3 Schools you will find all the Web-building tutorials you need, from basic HTML and XHTML to advanced XML, SQL, Database, Multimedia and WAP.
Wired Website
Source: CondeNet, Inc.
Focuses on how technology is changing the world in business, science, entertainment, education, culture, and politics. Provides commentaries, authoritative reviews, and practical hands-tutorials.



Safari Computer Science E-Books Restricted Resource Some full text available
  • Computer Science, Business
  • Ebooks
  • All full-text

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  • E660-738 -- Late Nineteenth Century, 1865-1900
  • Q300-390 -- Cybernetics
  • Q350-390 -- Information Theory
  • QA75.5-76.95 -- Computer Science
  • TK5105 -- Internet and Networking
  • TK7885-7895 -- Computer Engineering, Computer Hardware
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