Database List

The following 10 databases are best for: Computer science

See our Computer Science Research Guide for more information on researching this subject.

Core Computer Science Databases

Computers and Applied Sciences Complete

Applied Science & Technology Full Text

MathSciNet


All Computer Science Databases

Applied Science & Technology Full Text    
Provides information on trends in the scientific and technological fields. Topics include engineering, acoustics, chemistry, computers, metallurgy, physics, plastics, telecommunications, transportation, and waste management. Citations from 1983 to present. Selected full-text from 1997 and later only.
  • Coverage Range: 1983-present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO (WilsonWeb)
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Applied Science & Technology Source    
Applied Science & Technology Source offers extensive coverage of research and development within the applied sciences and computing disciplines by combining high-quality databases from both EBSCO Publishing and H.W. Wilson. This premier resource offers full text for almost 1,200 journals, citations to millions of articles. The content within Applied Science & Technology Source derives from numerous sources, including leading trade journals, professional and technical society journals, and conference proceedings.
  • Coverage Range: 1913 to present
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Ebsco
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arXiv.org e-Print archive    
Open access to 552,095 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics. These articles have NOT necessarily been formally published yet, and may not be in their final form.
  • Coverage Range: 
  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Cornell University

 
Computers and Applied Sciences Complete    
Covers the research and development spectrum of the computing and applied sciences disciplines. It contains collected knowledge on traditional engineering challenges & research, and is a resource for research concerning the business and social implications of new technology.
  • Coverage Range: Mid-1970s - present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO
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Derwent Patents Index    
Patent information from Derwent World Patent Index and patent citation information from Patents Citation Index. Includes Chemical, Electronic and Electrical, and Engineering sections.
  • Coverage Range: 1963-present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: THOMSON REUTERS

 
General Science Full Text    
Covers everything from supernovas to marine pollution. A good starting point for researchers seeking information on a variety of scientific topics.
  • Coverage Range: 1984-present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: EBSCO (WilsonWeb)
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MathSciNet    
Covers the world's mathematical literature and literature in computer science, statistics, econometrics, and applications in areas such as physics, engineering, biology, and information systems.
  • Coverage Range: 1940 to present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: American Mathematical Society

 
ScienceDirect    
A collection of articles focusing on science, technology and medicine.
  • Coverage Range: Varied some 1850 to present
  • Some Full-Text
  • Vendor: Elsevier
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Web of Knowledge    
Simultaneously search Web of Science (Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, Book Citation Index, Current Chemical Reactions and Index Chemicus), BIOSIS Citation Index, Current Contents Connect, Data Citation Index, Derwent Patents Index, Zoological Record, and MEDLINE.
  • Coverage Range: varies; mostly 1965 to present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: THOMSON REUTERS

 
Web of Science    
Searches both social science and science materials, and allows the user to see what other articles have cited a chosen paper. Provides access to Science and Social Sciences Citation Indexes (1900-present), Conference Proceedings Citation Index (1990-present) Book Citation Index (2005-present), Current Chemical Reactions (1985-present), and Index Chemicus (1993-present).
  • Coverage Range: 1900-present
  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: THOMSON REUTERS
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