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Computer Science Pathfinder  

The following guide is an introduction to the Computer Science resources available in the James H. White Library. Use this pathfinder to acquaint yourself with the collection.
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J. H. White Library Journals for Computer Science


The best way to keep current with a discipline is to read journal literature. White Library subscribes to a wide range of titles in the field of Computer Science. Here are a few of those titles.


Print Journal Titles

1.   Annual Review of Science and Technology


3.   Computers and Mathematics with Application

4.   Computing Review

5.   Databases for Advances in Information Systems

6.   Econtent


    Library Resources for Computer Science


    Reference books are a good place to begin a research project. Encyclopedias, dictionaries and handbooks provide background information and can also point to other resources. Key titles are listed below.


    Dictionary of Computer Science, Engineering & Technology (REF QA 76.15.D5258 2001)

    Encyclopedia of Computer Science (REF QA 76.15.E4 2000)

    Encyclopedia of Computers and Computer History (REF QA 76.15.E53 2001 v.1 – v.2)

    Encyclopedia of Information Systems (REF QA 76.15.E516 2003 v.1 – v.4)

    Technology Almanac (REF QA 76.5.D37 2004)

    How to Break Software (REF QA 76.76.T48 W47 2003)


    Computer Science books from our circulating collection are shelved on the second floor. The table below highlights some major topics and areas of research.



    Call Number range


    Instruments and machines

    QA71 - QA90

    Calculating machines

    QA75 - QA76.95

    Electronic computers. Computer science

    QA75.5 - QA76.95

    Computer software

    QA76.75 - QA76.765


    Use the library’s card catalog, available at , to search more systematically for books on particular topics.



    J. H. White Databases for Computer Science

    The best way to find articles is by searching indexes and databases. Using these resources you can search by title, author, or subject to find articles related to your research topic.To access the databases visit

    Academic Search Premier. 

    ACM Digital Collection:

    EBSCOhost Electronic Journal Service (EJS):

     SOCIndex with full text:

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