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Computer Science

Welcome to the Computer Science Subject Guide.

Audience:  CUAA undergraduate and graduate students in computer science courses.

Help Available: Contact librarians with Ask a Librarian, call 734-995-7454, or stop by the reference desk on-campus.

How to Use: Click a tab to learn more. 

Computers & Applied Sciences Complete
Abstracts for 2,200 academic journals, professional publications and other sources and 1,000 full-text journals on traditional computing, applied sciences challenges, computer theory, computer systems, engineering disciplines, new technology, social and professional context and much more.

Computing Database
Product reviews, database design and management, software, hardware, and website development, technology management.

Telecommunications Database
Covers changes in the field including computer applications, data communications and transmission systems, data processing systems, information science and theory.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
Indexes of academic journal plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subjects include librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Mid-1960s-Present.

Science Full Text Select (H.W. Wilson)
Complete coverage of scientific research across many disciplines including…optical and neural computing, physics and robotics

Database Tutorials

Using Databases


Search for books and ebooks in Primo.


For General instructions: Finding Books

Library of Congress Call Numbers

QA 75.5-76.95       Electronic Computers
QA 76.75-76.765   Software
TA                       Computer Graphics
TK 5101-6720       Telecommunications



Ebook Central
EBSCO eBooks

You can search for journal articles in Primo and library databases (see databases tab).

Finding Journal Articles: detailed instructions for finding and accessing electronic and print journal articles.

Finding Journal Articles By Journal Title in Primo

  1. Open  E-Journals Search 
  2. Search for the Journal’s Title.
  3. Click on the Journal title in the search results.
  4. Search inside the journal for keywords on the journal page.
  • Khan Academy Computing
    Includes content and interactive lessons in computer science, as well as basic code and advanced programming
  • Animation World Network
    Largest animation-related publishing group on the Internet, covering areas as diverse as animator profiles, independent film distribution, commercial studio activities, licensing, CGI and other animation technologies
    Searches over 50 databases and over 2100 selected websites from 13 federal agencies, offering authoritative science information including research and development results
  • CiteSeerX
    CiteSeerX is search engine and digital library of scientific literature on computer and information science.

Video Tutorials

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