Computer Science Databases
[Also of Interest]
- Indexes to Journals and Books:
for Computing Machinery Digital Library (ACM)
- Contains the full text of journals, magazines, transactions,
conference proceedings, newsletters, and other publications by
the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), its Affiliated Organizations,
and Special Interest Groups (SIGs), including an archive dating back to the 1950's.
The ACM is a major force in advancing
the skills of information technology professionals and students worldwide,
providing a portal to the computing literature through authoritative publications
and pioneering conferences.
Digital Library (Wiley)
- Provides the full text of publications from the American Society for Information Science
and Technology, an association of information professionals leading the search for new
and better theories, techniques, and technologies to improve access to information through
reports of research and development in a wide range of subjects and applications in
information transfer and communication processes in general and in the context of recorded
knowledge in particular, along with issues, opinion pieces, pragmatic management reports,
and news of people and events. Includes
The Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology,
Annual Review of Information Science and Technology,
Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, and
Proceedings of the ASIST Annual Meetings.
Information Science & Technology Abstracts (Ebsco)
- Provided free by EBSCO to anyone interested in libraries and information management,
LISTA indexes more than 600 periodicals as well as books, research reports, proceedings,
and patents, covering all fields of information science, including librarianship, classification,
cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, search engines,
printed & electronic information sources, the information industry, scholarly communication,
electronic publishing, and more. With coverage dating back to the mid-1960s, this is the
oldest continuously produced database covering the field of information science.
[Absorbed: Information Science & Technology Abstracts]
on the Web:
- The online public access catalog of Long Island University's
six campuses. This can be searched from any computer. No password is needed.
- Online Encyclopedias and Books:
Sciences (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- (See database page for description)
- ebrary (ebrary)
offers over 100,000 full-text books, sheet music titles, maps, reports, and other authoritative documents from more
than 180 leading academic, trade, and professional publishers. The collections are particularly strong in
business, economics, education, computers, technology, science, medicine, history,
language, literature, humanities, politics, and social sciences. Publishers include The McGraw-Hill Companies,
Random House, Penguin Classics, Taylor
& Francis, Yale University Press, John Wiley & Sons, Greenwood, and more
of Communication and Information (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- Explores the full spectrum of communication, from careers to information
technologies, in an interdisciplinary fashion. Emphasis is on both historical and
current issues, topics, and people.
of Information Science and Technology (Idea Group Inc)
- Online version of the five-volume, comprehensive, research-based
encyclopedia that covers concepts, issues, and trends related to the utilization
and management of information science and technologies.
Includes more than 550 articles written by over 900 noted researchers,
as well as a compendium of over 5,000 terms, definitions,
and explanations of concepts, processes, and acronyms.
Covers such topics as business applications, databases, data mining,
decision support systems, enterprise resource planning, geographic information systems,
information modeling, information systems, education applications,
evaluation, library applications, knowledge management, multimedia,
security, software engineering, telecommunications, networking,
web applications, and more.
of Virtual Communities and Technologies (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- Provides comprehensive coverage of the concepts and realities in the field of
virtual communities and technologies, presenting an in-depth analysis of the conceptual and
technical impacts of virtual environments in our global village. Includes definitions of over
830 terms and an extensive bibliography.
E-Commerce Sourcebook (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- Practical information for entrepreneurs and researchers, organized into
three sections: how-to topics that serve as a guide through the workings of e-commerce,
providing answers to the major questions about the launching, development, growth, and
maintenance of an e-commerce enterprise; directory listings of companies, services,
associations, and government agencies related to e-commerce; and a listing of the top
250 e-commerce companies worldwide, including rankings by revenue and number of employees.
Encyclopedia of E-Commerce (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- Features 470 essays covering the world of Internet
commerce and presents answers to common questions about website
development, financing, advertising, and more. Includes topics and terms,
profiles of the top e-commerce companies,
biographies of e-commerce innovators, and coverage of events and
legislation related to e-commerce.
Learning Advancements for Multi-Sensory Human Computer Interfaces: Techniques and Effective Practices (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- Explores the theory and practice of games-based learning, promoting the
development and adoption of best practices. Provides a combination of theoretical
chapters as well as practical case studies.
of Research on Computer Mediated Communication (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- Provides academics and practitioners with an authoritative collection of
research on the implications and social effects computers have had on communication.
and Novel Issues in XML Database Applications: Future Directions and Advanced Technologies (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- Covers comprehensive issues and challenges discovered through leading
international XML database research.
Buying Information and Consumer Electronics (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- Examines how much Americans spend on information and consumer
electronics by the demographics that count: age, income, high-income households,
household type, race and Hispanic origin, region of residence, and education.
- Also of Interest:
Degrees: Professional Learning for Knowledge Services (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- Covers continuing professional development and lifelong learning in the
information services environment to provide guidelines for conceptualizing, designing, and
measuring successful programs for professional learning, staff development, and professional
growth in an organization.
Database descriptions are adapted from each database's website.
NOVEL (New York Online Virtual
Electronic Library) is a statewide virtual library provided free to
the public by the New York State Library.
It is currently a pilot project funded through a Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA)
grant to the NY State Library by the Federal Institute of
Museum and Library Services (IMLS).
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