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- ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) Digital Library
ACM Digital Library includes citations and full text from ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) articles and conference proceedings.
- Computers & Applied Sciences Complete
Computers & Applied Sciences Complete can be used to find articles in all areas of engineering and technology. It is especially good for finding articles trade publications and popular science magazines.
- CompendexWeb (Engineering Village)
Compendex is a major database for engineering, including computer engineering. It has references to journal articles and conference proceedings, including items from Engineering Index back to the late 1800s.
- IEEE Xplore
Full-text publications back to 1988 from IEEE (originally the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and IET (the institution of Engineering and Technology), including journals, transactions, proceedings, magazines, and standards.
- INSPEC (Institute of Electrical Engineers) - Web of Science
A major database for computer science, electrical engineering, and physics, Inspec provides references to journal articles and conference proceedings.
- Web of Science
ISI Web of Science, an integrated Web-based platform, provides high-quality content and the tools to access, analyze, and manage research information. These tools include:Cross-product searching, Links to full text, Citation alerts, Table of contents alerts, Personal journal lists,and Personal bibliographic management.
- Academic Search Complete
Academic Search Complete searches both popular magazines and academic journals in nearly every academic subject. It includes full text of many, but not all, of the articles.
- Business Source Complete
Primarily a business database, Business Source Complete can be useful for topics in information systems.
CiteSeer is a free digital library and search engine that focuses primarily on the literature in computer and information science. CiteSeer is no longer being updated. For new articles, use CiteSeerX.
CiteSeerX is a free digital library and search engine mainly for computer science. It includes Autonomous Citation Indexing to track citations to works. The "View or Download" link provides access to free preprints or reprints when available.
- DBLP Computer Science Bibliography
DBLP is a free resource that indexes the bibliographic information from major computer science journals and conference proceedings.
- Dissertations and Theses Abstracts
Abstracts from doctoral dissertations and masters theses from many universities, mostly in North America, can be found in Dissertation and Theses Abstracts. It includes complete dissertations and theses produced by SIUC graduates in recent years.
- Google Scholar
Google Scholar is a free resource that searches across disciplines for materials, including published articles, unpublished preprints, theses, books, preprints, and technical reports.
- Math/Sci/Net (Mathematical Reviews on the Web)
Primarily a mathematics database, MathSciNet is useful for computer science topics that are heavily mathematical such as algorithms, graph theory, or numerical analysis.
PapersFirst indexes papers published in conference proceedings in many different subject areas.
Search books, journals, government documents, videos, DVDs, music CDs, and music scores.
Search I-Share @ Morris Library
Request items from around the world through Interlibrary Loan.
- Interlibrary Loan
If there's a book not in I-Share, we'll find it. If there's an article that says "We don't have this online," we will get it for you. Just sign up for an Interlibrary Loan account (click First-Time User). Request articles through "Request a Photocopy".
Worldwide catalog of library resources. See if it's in I-Share, SIU, or locate items to request via ILL.
For in-depth arguments (often) not yet published, try these databases of dissertations and theses.