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Computer and Information Science : Home
This guide provides a general overview of research resources in Computer Science, Gaming, Information Security; which includes online databases, journals, books, websites & other resources, finding tools and news.
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Previously known as Safari Books Online. Books from industry-leading publishers such as Sam's, O'Reilly, Peachpit, and Que, plus 30,000 hours of video, proven learning paths, case studies, interactive tutorials, audio books, and videos from O’Reilly's global conferences.
Full-text access to most ACM periodicals and conference proceedings and contains a large amount of information on gaming, modeling and simulation. Includes information from ACM groups such as SIGGRAPH and SIGCHI.
NU subscribes to the AbstractPlus records and full text published since 1988 and select content published since 1950 from IEEE journals, transactions, magazines, and conference proceedings; IEE journals and conference proceedings; and IEEE standards.
Covers the research and development spectrum of the computing and applied sciences disciplines. Indexing and abstracts for more than 1,720 academic journals, professional publications, and other reference sources. Full text for over 670 periodicals.
Scientific literature digital library and search engine that focuses primarily on the literature in computer and information science, and aims to improve the dissemination of and access to scientific literature and scholarly knowledge.
Open access to 1,648,678 e-prints in the fields of physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance, statistics, electrical engineering and systems science, and economics. E-prints are usually submitted by authors before publication and may differ from published materials arXiv is funded by Cornell University, the Simons Foundation and by the member institutions.
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