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The following databases are useful for finding articles in the Computer Science and Mathematics fields.


Reviews and citations to the world's research literature in mathematics and related areas compiled from: Mathematical reviews, and Current mathematical publications, 1940-to the present.

Publisher: American Mathematical Society
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Computing Reviews (CR) aims to provide access to current research, theory and applications in all subdisciplines of computing via the review medium. CR compiles expert, unbiased critical reviews of current articles, books and websites of note in computing. 

Publisher: Computing Reviews
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Books and Reference

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Reference Databases



Handbooks and Encyclopedias

  • Computer Desktop Encyclopedia
  • Encyclopedia of Computer Science. (Ref 004.03 R139a) 4th ed. New York: Grove, 2000.
  • Encyclopedia of Information Systems. (Ref 004.03 B474) 4 vols. Amsterdam: Academic, 2003.
  • Computer Science and Engineering Handbook. (Ref 004 T795c) Boca Raton, FL: CRC, 1997.
  • The Internet Encyclopedia. (Ref 004.6 B474) Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2004 
  • Encyclopedia of information ethics and security. (Ref 004.03 Q40)  Hershey : Information Science Reference, c2008.
  • Handbook of information and computer ethics.  (ebrary online)      Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2008


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Technical Reports

NetLib Repository - at UTK and ORNL


Government Institutions

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS) allows keyword searching for technical reports generated at all NASA organizations. Reports are downloaded only in Postscript format.

National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR) offers some technical reports on technology assessments in health care. Choose Outreach and Training.

Non-Linear Science E-Print Archive - From the Center for Non-Linear Studies and the Los Alamos National Laboratory.


Educational Institutions

Brown University Computer Science Department - Technical Reports are available by number, by author or by title.

Carnegie Mellon University's Mercury Server - Technical reports from the School of Computer Science, 1991 to the present; the Human-Computer Interaction Institute, the Robotic Institute and the Center for Machine Translation.

Columbia University Department of Computer Science Online Library - Technical reports from 1975 to present. The reports, from 1975-89, are in postscript 42.7 format.

MIT Laboratory for Artificial Intelligence - Provides technical reports from the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and Computer Science Dept. Choose AI/LCS Reading Room link.

Oregon Graduate Institute Technical Report Library - Reports in a number of subject areas, including compilers and language for high-performance computing, artificial neural networks and adaptive systems, spoken language systems and human-computer interaction.

Stanford University Computer Science Department Electronic Library - Searchable by keyword. The site links to 157 publishers of technical reports.

University of California, Berkeley - A member of NCSTRL (Networked Computer Science Technical Reports Library); reports are searchable by keyword.

University of Tennessee Computer Science Department - A large collection of technical reports, arranged by publication year.

University of Washington Department of Computer Science - Reports searchable by keyword.


Private/Commerical Institutions

Apple Technical Publications

Microsoft Developer Network Library

Sun Microsystems, Inc. Technical Reports - From 1992 to present and searchable by keyword.

Professional Associations & Careers
Citing your sources

Scientific Style and Format: The CSE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers.
(Ref 808.0665 C832) 7th ed. New York: Council of Science Editors, 2006.

Handbook of Writing for the Mathematical Sciences  (Reserve Desk 808.0665 H537a)

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