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Computer Science & Engineering: Research Databases

Introduction to basic tools and search strategies covering a wide range of resources and services in these fields

General & Multi-Disciplinary

For the complete list of NYIT Library Databases:

      Good Starting Points for Students

AccessScience - Multi-media general science encyclopedia

Academic Search Complete - Magazine, newspaper, and scholarly journal articles, many in full text

Britannica OnlineScholarly, general, multi-media encyclopedia

Credo Reference - Reference books

ProQuest Central Articles, many in full text, from a wide range of publications


          For Scholars & Researchers

ArticleFirst - Citations from thousands of magazines & journals

ECO (Electronic Collections Online) - Citations from scholarly journals

OAIster - Catalog of open archival digital resources

PapersFirst - Index of papers presented at conferences worldwide

Proceedings - Index of worldwide conference proceedings

Science Direct - Citations & abstracts from over 2,500 peer reviewed journals and book chapters in all areas of science

Scitation - Citation access to journals from 15+ scientific publishers primarily in fields of physics, mechanical engineering, materials science, etc.

WorldCatDissertations - International listing of dissertations, theses, and published works based on them


Computer Science

ACM Digital Library (Association for Computing Machinery) - Full text coverage of ACM publications

Computer and Applied Sciences Complete - Indexes a wide variety of magazines and journals, many in full text

Computing (subfile of ProQuest Central) - Substantial full text coverage of publications in computer-related fields

FAITS - Series of full-text reports describing computer and information technology developments and their social and commercial implications

IEEE Xplore (Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers) - Huge database of journals, magazines, and conference proceedings, including full text journal coverage

Safari Tech Online Books - Includes 250 full text computer and information science books

SMP (Faulkner Security Management Practices) - Series of full-text reports focusing on issues of computer security and data protection


AccessEngineering - Full text books, illustrations and videos covering all aspects of engineering

ASME Digital Library/Journals (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) - Full text coverage of 25+ ASME journals

IEEE Xplore (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) - Huge database of journals, magazines and conference proceedings, including full text journal coverage

Note:  The categories above are not exclusive.  Many computer science databases can provide valuable information with regard to engineering research and the reverse is true as well. 



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