Information Technologies Databases

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Key databases for Information Technologies  
ACM Digital Library : Association for Computer Machinery(1985 - present)
The Association for Computer Machinery (ACM) journals and proceedings on computer science and engineering, and general computing topics.
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IEEE Xplore
Full text access to IEEE and IEE journals, transactions, magazines, letters and conference proceedings published since 1988 plus selected content back to 1950 and all current IEEE standards.
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Lecture Notes in Computer Science (1973 - present)
New developments in computer science and information technology research and teaching. Not all the issues published in print are available electronically.
Proquest Computing
Computing journals in full text for research on subjects such as database design, software development, web commerce, LANs, WANs, intranets, the internet, technology management.
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Safari Tech Books
A collection of online computing and technical books for programmers and IT professionals.
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School of Information Technologies Technical Reports
Research results in journals and conferences, and as SIT Technical Reports. Australian content
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Scopus is a large multidisciplinary database covering published material in the humanities and sciences. It also provides citation analysis of authors and subject areas.
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Synthesis Digital library of Engineering and Computer Science
The Synthesis Digital library of Engineering and Computer Science is composed of electronic lectures authored by an expert in the fields of Engineering and Computing science.
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Web of Science Core Collections (1945 - present)
Includes Science Citation Index 1945 - present, Arts and Humanities Citation Index 1956 - present and Social Sciences Citation Index 1975 onwards.

The unique feature is the ability to search by cited author, finding articles that refer to the work of that person.
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Newspapers & Current Affairs see News Services databases  
Applied Science & Technology Source via Ebsco
Research and development within a wide variety of applied science and computing disciplines, including aeronautics, nuclear engineering, and neural networks. Also covers research on the business and social implications of new technologies.
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CIA : Computing Index Australia via Informit Online (1994 - 2001)
Subject coverage includes articles on popular computing, software, hardware, communications and computer applications. CIA ceased to be updated in July 2001 but remains available as an archived database. Australian content
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Compendex via Engineering Village (1884 - present)
Comprehensive database of engineering research literature, containing engineering journals and conferences. Subject coverage: all engineering disciplines, computers and data processing, applied physics, electronics and communication.
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Current Contents Connect via ISI Web of Science
Subject coverage includes agriculture, biology and environmental science, arts and humanities, clinical medicine, engineering, technology and applied sciences, life sciences, physical, chemical and earth sciences, social and behavioural sciences.
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Gartner Group
Reports and news from the information technology research and advisory company, which aims to research, analyze and interpret the business of IT for IT and business technology decision makers.
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Google Scholar
Good for broad searches of scholarly literature from both free and subscription sources. For search results which highlight the articles available to you through Library subscriptions, use the links on our website to Google Scholar, or enable Google Scholar settings. Also useful to find references which cite other academic articles.
Reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature. The main subject areas covered are pure and applied mathematics, statistics and computer science. Citation data allows users to track the history and influence of research publications in the mathematical sciences.
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Subject coverage includes materials science, engineering &technology, environmental science, business &management science, physics, biochemistry.
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Westlaw International now Westlaw Next
Accessible by staff and currently enrolled students only
Full text legislation, caselaw, journal articles and news from the U.S., but including Europe, U.K and Australasia.
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Zentralblatt MATHdatabase
Bibliographic references drawn from journals, books, conference proceedings, technical reports and pre-prints. Covers the entire spectrum of mathematics, statistics and the information sciences with special emphasis on areas of application.

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