Subject guide for Computer Science

Key resources Where to study
Use StarPlus to find online and print materials including books, journals and databases. The Information Commons is where you'll find many of the books recommended for your modules. In some cases these will also be available as ebooks. The IC provides a range of study environments, including bookable group study rooms and silent study space.
Use myResource Lists to find materials on your reading lists. Information about our other sites
Key databases Standards
ACM Digital Library – ejournals, magazines, ebooks and conference proceedings published by ACM BSOL - full text British Standards
ASME Digital Collection - literature published by ASME covering many topics including computers and information in engineering and computer-aided design (CAD) ASTM International - ASTM standards and technical engineering information
Scopus - multidisciplinary
Web of Science - multidisciplinary
IEEE Xplore Digital Library - electrical engineering, communications and computer science literature published by IEEE
Further electronic resources Useful web resources
Lecture Notes in Computer Science – ebook series covering computer science and information technology (full text access from 1973 until 2011) The following resources are freely available on the web:
Library & Information Science Abstracts (LISA) – topics covered include librarianship and information retrieval Cogprints – repository of papers covering many areas of computer science
Linguistics Abstracts Online – abstracts from over 600 linguistics journals published since 1985 Computing Research Repository (CORR) – repository of papers covering many areas of computer science
ProQuest Technology Research Database – topics covered include computer science and engineering dblp: computer science bibliography
bibliographic information on computer science publications. Browse authors, conference details, journal indexes and individual publication information
PsychINFO – international literature in psychology and related fields from 1806 onwards UK Research Data Discovery Portal - Search for open, re-usable research data from UK institutions – definitions for thousands of IT-related words
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