Welcome to the Computing subject page.  This guides highlights the key resources for your subject area, and services and facilities available from the Library.

Your Librarian is Sinéad McGhee. Sinéad can help you find the resources you need for your research, and advise you on how best to reference them.

Email: s.mcghee@abertay.ac.uk

Tel: 01382 308867

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Journal collections/databases

The key resources for your subject area are:

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Websites - sources of freely available reports, papers, books etc

Key websites for your subject area include:

  • Computing Research Repository. Sponsored by ACM, arXiv.org e-print archive, NCSTRL and AAAI. Provides access to a range of articles in computing.
  • FreeTechBooks. Free online computer science, engineering and programming books all of which are legally and freely available over the Internet.
  • SANS Institute. Leading source of information security training, certification and research.
  • TechXtra. UK-based search engine for quality computing, engineering and mathematics websites.
  • World Wide Web Consortium. The site focuses on new web developments and takes a leading role in usability and accessibility issues, providing a range of standards and guidelines.
  • Copyright User. An online resource aimed at informing everyone who uses copyright including musicians, filmmakers, performers, writers, visual artists and interactive developers, about how to protect their work, how to license and exploit it, and how to legally re-use the work of others.

Evaluate your sources

Remember, when deciding which resources to use for your research, ask yourself the following questions:

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Pluralsight (formerly Digital Tutors) is the world's largest CG, VFX and digital art training resource. Contains video tutorials on Maya, XNA, Zbrush, Photoshop, Flash and and much more.  Access via registered accounts only for Arts, Media & Computer Games. 

If you haven't received an invite or are having issues getting access please email library@abertay.ac.uk

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Other resources and support