Welcome to the Computing subject page. This guides highlights the key resources for your subject area, and services and facilities available from the Library.
All required reading for your modules should be available from your online reading lists. In addition to prescribed reading, when doing your own research ‘beyond the reading list’, LibrarySearch is a quick and easy way to simultaneously search for academic content across a number of different sources. If you get stuck, please don’t hesitate to contact your Academic Librarian.
The key resources for your subject area are:
- ACM Digital Library
Computing and engineering conference papers and journal articles.
- IEEE Xplore
Access to more than 4 million full-text documents from some of the world’s most highly cited publications in electrical engineering, computer science and electronics. It contains more than 30% of the world’s technical literature.
- Springer Link ebooks
Over 23,000 e-books on computer science.
- Science Direct
Full-text articles from more than 2,000 journals in the ScienceDirect Freedom Collection, covering all disciplines. Most titles are available from 1997.
- Statista A comprehensive statistics platform with access to over 1.5 million data sets and revenue forecasts from 2015 to 2020 on over 400 industries. Includes access to the Global Consumer Survey database. For more information and a search tutorial, check this guide.
- The Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law
A publication of the Association of Digital Forensics, Security and Law which includes original research about digital forensics and its relationship to security and law.
- Wiley Online Library
Access to nearly 1,500 peer-review journals including the Security and Communication Networks and Expert Systems.
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.
- TechRepublic Resource Library - Large directory of free vendor-supplied technical content and white papers
- 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.
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.
Tel: 01382 308867
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