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Computer Science Subject Guide


Books

General Resources

ANSI/NISO Z39.18 - 2005 (R2010) Scientific and Technical Reports - Preparation, Presentation, and Preservation
[http://www.niso.org/apps/group_public/download.php/6497/Scientific%20and%20Technical%20Reports%20-%20Preparation%2C%20Presentation%2C%20and%20Preservation.pdf]
This standard outlines the elements, organization and design of scientific and technical reports, including guidance for uniform presentation of front and back matter, text, and visual and tabular matter in print and digital formats, as well as recommendations for multimedia reports.

Artificial Intelligence
[http://libill.hartford.edu:2048/login?URL=http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9781590189146&v=2.1&u=a23uh&it=aboutBook&p=GVRL&sw=w]
A factbook on the development and uses of intelligent robots that utilize artificial intelligence. An overview of how researchers simulate brain processes in these machines, and the variety of uses the machines/robots have.

Computer Graphics Companion
[http://libill.hartford.edu:2048/login?URL=http://www.credoreference.com/book/cgraphicscomp]
A comprehensive collection of articles written by selected specialists and spanning a wide range of topics and applications in computer graphics.

Cybercrime: A Reference Handbook
Mortensen Library Reference HV6773 .S3547 2004

Internet and Personal Computing Fads
Mortensen Library Reference HM851 .B454 2004

Mathematics
[http://libill.hartford.edu:2048/login?URL=http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9780028659046&v=2.1&u=a23uh&it=aboutBook&p=GVRL&sw=w]
Explores the uses and effects of math in daily life, and provides information on different career choices in this field.


Dictionaries

The American Heritage Abbreviations Dictionary
[http://libill.hartford.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.credoreference.com/content/title/hmabbr?institutionId=4005]
Definition for abbreviations across disciplines.

The American Heritage Science Dictionary
[http://libill.hartford.edu:2048/login?URL=http://search.credoreference.com/content/title/hmsciencedict]
Dictionary of all major concepts of science.

Dictionary of Computing (Collins)
[http://libill.hartford.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.credoreference.com/content/title/acbcomp?institutionId=4005]
Guide to the language and jargon of computing.

Glossary of Computing and ICT
[http://libill.hartford.edu:2048/login?URL=http://www.credoreference.com/book/bcscompict]
This study aid and reference tool has newly updated entries and is divided into themed sections.

Glossary of Internet Terms
[http://www.matisse.net/files/glossary.html]
Brief definitions of key terms, including hyperlinks to related terminology.

A Glossary of Netspeak and Textspeak
Mortensen Library Reference QA76.15 .C79 2004

Photonics Dictionary
[http://www.photonics.com/Directory/Dictionary/Default.aspx]
The Photonics Dictionary contains more than 6000 industry-related terms, along with acronyms, abbreviations and illustrations brought to you from the website of the Photonics Buyers Guide.

Webster's New World Computer Dictionary
[http://libill.hartford.edu:2048/login?URL=http://www.credoreference.com/book/webstercom]
Clear and concise definitions for a significant number of up-to-date computer terms.


Encyclopedias

Encyclopedia of Computer Science
[http://libill.hartford.edu:2048/login?URL=http://www.credoreference.com/book/encyccs]
The definitive reference in computer science and technology.


Databases

Academic Search Premier
[http://libill.hartford.edu:2048/login?URL=http://search.epnet.com/login.asp?authtype=ip,uid&profile=EHOST&defaultdb=aph]
Indexing and abstracts for over 8,000 journals in all subject areas, with full text of articles from nearly 4,600. Includes some popular magazines as well as scholarly journals.

ACM Online Guide to Computing Literature
[http://dl.acm.org/dl.cfm]
An extensive database containing more than 350,000 citations of core works in computing from 1985 forward, including books, journals, proceedings, and theses. Citations for articles available in the ACM Digital Library are available full text.

AMS - MathSciNet
[http://libill.hartford.edu:2048/login?URL=http://www.ams.org/mathscinet/search.html]
Over 500,000 mathematical Reviews on the net. Searchable by author, title, classification, publication year and more. Provides abstracts.

ArXiv e-print Archive
[http://xxx.lanl.gov/]
arXiv is an e-print service in the fields of physics, mathematics, non-linear science, computer science, quantitative biology and statistics. This site is maintained and operated by Cornell University. Papers are submitted by the author's and are subject to edits at any time. Full text available.

Compendex (Engineering Village)
[http://libill.hartford.edu:2048/login?URL=http://www.engineeringvillage.com]
Years Covered: 1969-present
The Engineering Village Compendex is one of the most comprehensive engineering literature databases available to engineers.

CQ Researcher
[http://libill.hartford.edu:2048/login?url=http://library.cqpress.com/cqresearcher/#.UmkuiL7D_cs]
Original, comprehensive reporting and analysis of issues in the news. Published 44 times each year, with each report covering a single issue in depth. Reports consist of background and chronology, assessment of the current situation, tables and maps, pro/con statements, and bibliographies of key resources. Html and pdf versions available. with reports published since 2001 in color. Includes full text.

Energy Citations Database
[http://www.osti.gov/energycitations/]
Searchable database of information on research sponsored by the US Department of Energy and its predecessors. Some full text online, ordering information for those not online.

E-Print Network
[http://www.osti.gov/home/scienceinfo]
Searchable gateway to documents in scientific and technical fields of concern to the US Department of Energy. Full text available.

Google Scholar
[http://scholar.google.com]
Search for scholarly literature across disciplines and sources. Includes peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, etc. Particularly strong in sciences and social sciences. Selected full text. Many links are to publisher's sites which sell access. ON Campus - links to U of H holdings are available. OFF Campus - U of H users should check our holdings and use Interlibrary Services as needed.

IEEE Xplore
[http://libill.hartford.edu:2048/login?URL=http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/search/advsearch.jsp]
Years Covered: 2005 - Present
The IEEE Xplore digital library is a powerful resource for discovery and access to scientific and technical content published by the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and its publishing partners. Full Text Access may be limited to our journal subscriptions. Click on "What can I access?" link to see coverage.

National Institute of Standards and Technology Publication Portal
[http://www.nist.gov/nvl/nist_publications.cfm]
Includes many of the most recent publications of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

ProQuest Computing
[http://libill.hartford.edu:2048/login?URL=https://search.proquest.com/computing/advanced/science/fromDatabasesLayer?accountid=11308]
Use this database to find computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology. Full text available.

Proquest Science Journals
[http://libill.hartford.edu:2048/login?URL=https://search.proquest.com/sciencejournals?accountid=11308]
Search full text and images for the leading periodicals in science and technology. Subject coverage includes computers, engineering, physics, telecommunications, and transportation. ProQuest Science Journals features over 620 titles - with more than 500 available in full text.

ScienceResearch.com
[http://www.scienceresearch.com]
This site is a free, publicly available web portal allowing access to numerous scientific journals and public science databases. Search for materials in the topics of astronomy, biology, chemistry, computers, environmental sciences, engineering, health and medicine, materials science, mathematics, physics, and social sciences. Full text. Also includes links to related sites.

Scitation (AIP) and SPIN - formerly Online Journal Publishing Service
[http://scitation.aip.org/]
Free access to this index (some full text or abstracts) of more than 40 professional journals and 1 million articles in physics, engineering and computer science including full text for Physical Review & Physical Review Letters. SPIN contains 1.5 million articles from leading Physics publications. You may search Scitation and SPIN in one search or separately.

TechXtra Information Search
[http://techxtra.tradepub.com/]
Find articles, websites, books, industry news, and more in the engineering, mathematics, and computer sciences.


Periodicals

DMTCS: Discrete Mathematics & Theoretical Computer Science -
[http://www.dmtcs.org/dmtcs-ojs/index.php/dmtcs]
"A high standard peer-reviewed electronic journal devoted to rapid publication of innovative research which favors the intersection of these two fields." Includes abstracts and full text of articles from issues back to 1997.


Subject Headings

Computer sound processing


Websites

General Resources

American Mathematical Society Website
[http://ams.org/]
Official website of the American Mathematical Society

ArtPromote
[http://www.artpromote.com/]
Search for websites, images and other information for Art, Science and Humanities

Association for Computing Machinery
[http://www.acm.org/]
Sample resumes, careerlines, scholarships, publications. Lynx users go to text-only home page..

Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility
[http://www.dmu.ac.uk/research/research-faculties-and-institutes/technology/centre-for-computing-and-social-responsibility/research.aspx]
Information from an organization looking at the social and ethical impacts of information and communication technologies. See especially "Resources" for full reports and useful links.

CiteSeerX
[http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/]
Search engine and digital library in computer and information science. Creates citation index for literature search and evaluation, with hyperlinks between cites and citations shown in context. Created by NEC and hosted at Penn State.

CogPrints
[http://cogprints.org/]
Electronic archive for papers in any area of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Linguistics, as well as portions of computer Science, Philosophy, Biology and other fields pertinent to the study of cognition.

Collection of Computer Science Bibliographies
[http://liinwww.ira.uka.de/bibliography/]
Collection of information about published research. Updated monthly. Some citations link to full text of papers. Search or browse.

Columbia Institute for Tele-Information (CITI)
[http://www.citi.columbia.edu/]
Research center at Columbia University focusing on strategy, management and policy issues in telecommunications, computing and electronic mass media. Funded by the Sloan Foundation.

Computer Science (University at Albany Libraries)
[http://libguides.library.albany.edu/csci]
Annotate links to valuable sources of computer science information. Arranged in broad categories. Some available only to University at Albany students.

Computing Research Repository
[https://arxiv.org/corr/home]
Access to e-prints in all areas of computer science. Joint project of ACM, Los Alamos e-print archive, and National Computer Science Technical Reference Library. Browse or search pages, some as far back as 1993.

CUErgo (Cornell University Ergonomics Web)
[http://ergo.human.cornell.edu/]
Faculty and student research focused on enhancing usability by improving the ergonomic design of hardware, software, and workplaces.

eg3.com
[http://www.eg3.com/]
Extensive links to a wide variety of resources for design engineers.

Ethics in Computing (North Carolina State University)
[http://ethics.csc.ncsu.edu/]
Covering a wide variety of topics related to the ethical use of computers. Includes free speech, e-commerce, social issues, intellectual property, etc.

Human-Computer Interaction Lab (University of Maryland)
[http://www.cs.umd.edu/hcil/]
Links to research and information on human-computer interaction.

ITpapers.com (ZDNET)
[http://www.itpapers.com/]
Browseable collection of whitepapers and webcasts in information technology, management information systems, communications, computer security, etc.

ITProPortal
[http://www.itproportal.com/]
Beta version of a search engine specifically pointed at IT sites. Includes news, reviews, downloads, etc.

Knowledge Base (Indiana University)
[http://kb.indiana.edu/]
Searchable database of answers to computing questions. While some are specific to Indiana, most have value to an y user.

LivingInternet.com
[http://www.livinginternet.com/]
Information about the Internet, WWW, email, chats, etc., including history, how-to, discussions of importance and security issues, etc. Also links to Internet news sources.

MAA Online (The Mathematical Association of America)
[https://www.maa.org/]
Official website of The Mathematical Association of America. Provides mathematicians with the best expository articles, engaging problems, and articles devoted to teaching collegiate mathematics.

Nanowerk
[http://www.nanowerk.com]
Current news and information (including links and a Nanomaterial Database) covering all aspects of nanotechnology

National Center for Women and Information Technology
[https://www.ncwit.org/]
Promotes women's involvement in IT by providing links to information about training, books, news articles, speakers, etc.

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
[http://www.nctm.org/]
Official website of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Science.gov
[http://www.science.gov/]
Searchable gateway to science and technology information from US government science agencies. Information available in fields including pure and applied sciences, health sciences, and science education.

Security Response: Hoaxes (Symantec)
[http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/hoax.html]
Information about Internet hoaxes, most of which are spread as e-mail. Continuously updated alphabetical list.

SOCR: Statistical Online Computational Resource
[http://www.socr.ucla.edu/]
Interactive statistical learning tool. Free access.

Subject Resources (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
[http://library.lanl.gov/infores/]
Links to a wide variety of web-based information resources. Includes databases and e-journals (some of which are restricted to LANL staff). Arranged by subject.

TechTutorials
[http://www.techtutorials.net]
Free online tutorials on hardware, software, applications, etc. Designed for the "IT professional". New tutorials added constantly.

VassarStats
[http://faculty.vassar.edu/lowry/VassarStats.html]
Link to pages that perform various statistical operations. Note also link to "Concepts and Applications of Inferential Statistics," a companion webtext.

Women in Technology International (WITI)
[http://www.witi.com/]
An international resource for women in science and technology. Includes information on career opportunities.

WWW Virtual Library
[http://www.vlib.us/]
Distributed subject catalog. Megasite, constantly updated.


Dictionaries

Mathematical Programming Glossary
[http://glossary.computing.society.informs.org/]
Glossary of Mathematical, Computer and Electronic words. Access is free from INFORMS Computing Society

NetLingo Dictionary of Internet Words
[http://www.netlingo.com/]
Frames based dictionary of internet words, describing technology, software, acronyms, etc. Brief definitions with links for more.

Whatis
[http://whatis.techtarget.com/]
Definitions, etc. for information technology focusing on the Internet and computers. Also provides-quick reference pages, and links between articles.


Encyclopedias

PRIME Mathematics Encyclopedia
[http://amser.org/index.php?P=AMSER--ResourceFrame&resourceId=805]
Encyclopedia of mathematics with extensive hyperlinks, including some to extended articles at different levels of complexity.

Virus Encyclopedia
[http://www.avgthreatlabs.com/us-en/virus-and-malware-information]
Concise resource on malicious programs including viruses, Trojans, worms, and other malware.


Statistics

Statistics Resources on the Web
[http://guides.lib.umich.edu/content.php?pid=30070&sid=220066]
Huge collection of links to statistical resources arranged by subject.


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