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Information resources for Computer Science research and study
Last Updated: Feb 19, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
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Start Here \ Best Databases

  • ACM Digital Library - Computer science papers and publications.
  • - Research papers and preprints in physics, mathematics, computer science, nonlinear sciences, and quantitative biology.
  • Google Scholar - Scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources.
  • Web of Science - Multidisciplinary index.

Other Relevant Databases

Suggested databases:

  • Academic Search Complete - Multidisciplinary, full-text database.
  • Cite Seer - Digital library and search engine that focuses primarily on the literature in computer and information science.
  • IEEE Xplore Digital Library - Digital library and search engine that focuses primarily on the literature in electrical engineering, computer science and electronics.
  • MathSciNet - Mathematics and statistics literature produced by the American Mathematical Society.
  • - Gateway to U.S. government science information.



    To Browse Titles or Journals by Subject, click here: Mansfield Library Journals.

    Browse or Search Ejournal Packages (NOTE: Some allow keyword searching of article fulltext):

    For an explanation of Popular vs. Scholarly (magazines versus research journals) click here: Popular vs. Scholarly.

    For an explanation of Peer Review click here: Peer Review in 5 Minutes.

    For an overview of placing article alerts click here: Article Alerts.

    To evaluate, compare, and rank journals using citation data click on: Journal Citation Reports or Eigenfactor.


      Book Catalogs

      Book catalog resources:
      • The University of Montana Catalog - All time periods: Books, Media, Government Documents, etc.
      • Safari Technical Books Online - Library of digital books featuring thousands of up-to-date IT and Computer titles whose contents are searchable and can be printed or emailed.
      • Springer Ebooks - Academic ebooks, Fulltext (with pdf), from 2005 - present, in Behavioral Science; Biomedical & Life Sciences; Business & Economics; Earth & Environmental Science; Humanities, Social Sciences & Law; Mathematics and Statistics; and Physics & Astronomy.
      • WorldCat - All time periods; Library Union Catalog; Books, Media, Government Documents, etc.
      • Google Book Search - Snippet and full-text views of books as they are scanned by the Google Book Project.

      For search hints, take a look at: UM Catalog Help.

      Main Dewey Decimal call numbers for browsing Computer Science materials in the Mansfield Library book stacks in the stacks or library catalog: 000-009.

      For a detailed view of Dewey Decimal call numbers click on: Dewey Decimal Classification Summaries.


        Web Sites - Search Engines

        For hints on how to use search engines effectively, take a look at the following: Finding and Evaluating Web Sites.


        Some suggested search engines are:

        Citation Guides

        Here are some resources to help you manage your bibliographies:

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