The core database for this discipline is ACM Digital Library.
For assistance, contact research specialist Jennifer Heise,, x3675.

Name Description Guide
Academic Search Premier

Interdisciplinary database of newspapers, magazines and journals, with full-text for a majority of the articles. Also includes a searchable file of images.

ACM Digital Library

Full text of every article ever published by the Association for Computing Machinery. E-print Archive

Searchable collection of over half a million open access e-prints in math & computer science, statistics, physics, and quantitative biology.

BCS glossary of computing and ICT

Presents over 3,000 terms related to computing and information technology. Specifically designed to support those taking computer courses or courses where computers are used. (In Credo Reference)

Business Source Elite

Indexes  important business journals, with full text for many of them, and provides access to 10,000+ Datamonitor company reports.

Encyclopedia of Computer Science

4th edition, 2004– through the ACM .


Provides full text access, 1940-present, of Mathematical Reviews and bibliographic data in Current Mathematical Publications.

Proquest Computing

Computing related resources– 450+ titles indexed, 350+ in full text. Subject areas include Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Security, Database Design, Software Development, Web Commerce: LANs, WANs, Intranets & Internet.

Proquest Research Library

A general index to popular, professional and scholarly publications. Many full text articles available.


The Elsevier Science journal collection covers disciplines besides the sciences; indexes over 2,800 journals; full text available for over 1,000 journals.


Science web search engine provided by Elsevier. ( Go into Preferences and Enable the Library Connection links for Drew University Library )

Web of Knowledge (ISI Citation Indexes)

3 major citation indexes covering the Sciences, the Social Sciences and Arts & Humanities. Start with a known article and find other articles that have cited it.

Web Sites

The core database for this discipline is ACM Digital Library.
For assistance, contact research specialist Jennifer Heise,, x3675.

  • CiteSeer

    “A scientific literature digital library and search engine that focuses primarily on the literature in computer and information science.”

  • Computer Science Bibliographies

    Computer Science Bibliographies maintains a searchable collection of over one million references to journal articles, conference papers, and technical reports, grouped by subject.

  • Computer Science Technical Reports

    Access to a large collection of downloadable reports, including some PhD. theses, fully indexed by all words.

  • Computer Science: A Guide to Web Resources

    Provides many excellent resources for researchers at all levels: Starting Points, Algorithms, Bibliographies/Technical Reports, Meetings and Conferences, Dictionaries, and much more. Compiled by SUNY Albany Library.

  • Computing Now

    A news magazine and academic Internet Portal from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society.
    “Computing Now is your source for free, limited-time access to articles from IEEE Computer Society publications. CN also brings you tech news, book reviews, calls for papers, podcasts and videos, and the CS President’s Discussion Corner.”

  • DBLP Computer Science Bibliography

    “Offers bibliographic information on major computer science journals and proceedings,” articles, links to home pages of computer scientists. By Michael Ley, at Germany’s University of Trier.

  • E-print Network: Research Communications for Scientists and Engineers

    Full text of articles in science (especially physics) and technology.

  • EDUCAUSE: Campus Policies

    Links to computer-related policies from types of organizations (colleges and universities, municipalities, corporations, etc.). as well as policy related presentations, podcasts, etc. Searchable or browseable by organization name or policy type (acceptable use, privacy, security, etc). (EDUCAUSE)

  • Google Code University

    Informative resources and tutorials for programmers and programmers in training. Resources on XML, Python, Linux, , C++, Java, web security, algorithms, and distributed systems.

  • e-Print archive mirror

    Open access to 400,000+ e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology and Statistics, owned and funded by Cornell University with partial funding from NSF.

  • MIT OpenCourseWare: Introduction to Computer Science and Programming

    Free access to the spring 2011 version of MIT Professor John Guttag’s popular “Introduction to Computer Science and Programming.” For students with little programming experince, it teaches how to “write small programs that allow them to accomplish useful goals.” Includes lecture & recitation videos, handouts and slides, homework problems, self-assessment tools and collections of supplemental links.

  • Programmers’ Heaven

    Gateway to over 17,859 links of value to programmers and developers. In addition to its main sections (languages, applications, platforms, and web development), it provides news, message boards, and mailing lists.

  • SciTech Connect

    Includes “documents and citations in physics, chemistry, materials, biology, environmental sciences, energy technologies, engineering, computer and information science, renewable energy, and other topics of interest related to DOE’s mission.”

  • TechXtra: Engineering, Mathematics, and Computing

    Math and computer science articles, books, websites, industry news, job announcements, technical reports, technical data, full text eprints, research, theses & dissertations, teaching and learning resources.

  • Writing in College – A Short Guide to College Writing

    From the University of Chicago