Computer Science

Background Information

More books about computer science can be found in section QA.

Concise Encyclopedia of Computer Science REF QA 76.15 C 654 2004
Dictionary of Computing Online only
Dictionary of the Internet Online only
Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology REF QA 76.15 H 43 2003
Software Encyclopedia REF QA 76.753 S 67 2008
McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Networking & Telecommunications REF TK 5105.5 S 53 2001
Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering REF QA 76.15 W 545 2009

Journal Articles

Academic Search Premier
Academic Search Premier is a great place to look for articles on any topic.
Association for Computing Machinery Publications (ACM)
The ACM journal archive contains thousands of articles on cutting edge technology, computer science, mathematics, and more.
Applied Science and Technology
This general science and technology database can be used to locate thousands of articles on computer hardware and software, programming, and other related topics.
ArXiv
The arXiv includes preprints of academic papers in the fields of mathematics, physics, computer science, quantitative biology and statistics.
Computer Source
This database contains articles on all topics in computer science and related technology, including mathematics, computer programming and repair, and more.
Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
The DOAJ is a source of free open access articles on a wide variety of topics.
IEEE Xplore Digital Library
The IEEE's digital library can be used to locate articles on topics as diverse as computer programming, robotics, advanced technology, mathematics, and more.
Safari eBooks
Safari eBooks is an online library of computer science and technology books. It includes the O'Reilly Guides and other how-to programming and computer science guides.

Web Resources

Code Academy
This site offers free interactive lessons in Javascript, Ruby, and Python.
Computing Research Repository
Hosted by Arxiv, an open source science repository, this site contains hundreds of research papers on a wide variety of topics in computing and mathematics.
Science.gov
Science.gov searches over 36 databases and 1,850 selected websites, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information, including research and development results.
University of Albany Librarians Research Guide: Computer Science
Created and maintained by librarians, this site contains extensive links to computing and applied science professional associations, information about programming languages, robotics, computer science history, and more.
Usability.gov
This site, created by the US Department of Health and Human Services, offers practical advice and help for creating well-designed webpages.
Webopedia
This online dictionary of computer science and internet terms has extensive, easy to understand definitions, as well as tips to finding more information.
Wikipedia
An exhaustive general encyclopedia that includes links to other relevant resources. Content may be edited or added to by users. Inappropriate changes are usually removed quickly making it more reliable than many such web encyclopedias.