Introduction

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

Getting started

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.

Journal collections/databases

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.

Websites

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

Academic Librarian

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

Follow the Library on Twitter @AbertayLibrary

Other resources and support

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