Resources in computer science
Last Updated: May 21, 2013
This guide will help you begin your research in Computer Science through the libraries' collections and beyond.
Use the tabs to navigate through the following pages of the guide:
- search for articles online and in print. Recommends the best resources for finding Computer Science articles. Find Articles
- find technical reports, government reports, books, dissertations and theses. Reports & Dissertations
- find conference proceedings and options for getting the materials and information on citation formats, citation management tools and more Conference Proceedings
- find professional organizations, scholarly societies and other quality web resources. Organizations & Web Sources
These are likely to be the best online sources in which to start your research.
Citations and abstracts in computer science, electrical engineering and physics.
ACM Digital Library
An index to the computer science literature, also includes full-text of ACM documents.
Search engine for freely available full-text online articles on computer and information science.
arXiv (Archive X)
Provides open access to e-prints in physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance, and statistics.
Citations and abstracts for all areas of engineering and applied science. Particularly useful for computer engineering and the use of computers in engineering and industrial settings.
Index to the mathematical literature back to 1940. Particularly useful for CS literature from the 40s and 50s.
Web of Science
Maintains citation searching for high impact research journals in the arts and humanities, social sciences, and sciences.
Google Scholar searches the academic, scholarly Web for peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles. Searching Google Scholar from the
Portland State University Library will identify full text articles available from PSU Library resources as well as open access articles from other universities and colleges.