Computing and Mathematics resources

Your Liaison Librarian: Julie Beard      email:     tel: +44 (0)1782 734162

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IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Provides full-text access to the world’s highest quality technical literature in computer science, electrical engineering, electronics and related disciplines. IEEE Xplore contains full-text documents from IEEE journals, transactions, magazines, letters, conference proceedings, standards, and IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology) publications.

ACM Digital Library
Full text of every article ever published by The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and bibliographic citations from major publishers in computing.

EBSCO: Computer Science/Engineering databases
Cross-search a variety of multi-disciplinary databases.

ProQuest: Science and Technology databases 
Cross-search a variety of science and technology databases. Search all databases simultaneously, or select specific ones by clicking on 'change databases'.

Web of Science
Search a variety of databases, including Web of Science Core Collection and Derwent Innovations Index (engineering). Search across all databases simultaneously, or select specific ones from the drop-down menu. Also includes access to Journal Citation Reports.

Leading scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters.

The Collection of Computer Science Bibliographies
Collection of bibliographies of scientific literature in computer science and (computational) mathematics from various sources, covering most aspects of computer science.

Archive for electronic preprints of scientific papers in the fields of mathematics, physics, astronomy, computer science and statistics.

Public search engine, digital library and repository for scientific and academic papers with a focus on computer and information science.

Institute of Physics (IOP) Journals
Access more than 50 peer-reviewed physics and technology journals.

ACM ebooks
Ebooks for the computer science community.

Computer and Information Science (CIS) ebook Collection
From Morgan & Claypool.

VLeBooks (previously DawsonEra)
One of our core ebook collections with many titles relevant for Computing and Mathematics.

ProQuest Ebook Central
This ebook platform is another of our core ebook collections.

School of Computing and Mathematics - online reading lists
Access the recommended reading for your modules.

Analytical Sciences Digital Library
Digital library that collects, catalogues, links and publishes peer reviewed web-based discovery materials pertinent to the analytical sciences

Easy unit converter
Easy online calculator and metric conversions.

Free On-line Dictionary of Computing
A searchable dictionary covering anything to do with computing.

Good Calculators
A variety of free online calculators, such as maths and statistics, engineering and conversion calculators.

Online scientific/engineering calculator; a Javascript version of the downloadable Calc98.

Microsoft Academic
Search engine for academic papers and resources principally in the field of computer science.

Online encyclopaedia written by experts. Topics covered include computational intelligence and dynamical systems.

British Library EThOS
The British Library ETHOS project provides electronic access to research theses from many UK universities.

European Newsstream - ProQuest
Provides the searchable full-text of articles published in around 30 UK newspapers including The Times, Telegraph, Guardian and The Independent.

Google Scholar
The most famous web search engine can search for academic journals and literature too. In Google Scholar’s settings you can also customise your results to quickly see which of them you have full-text access to through Keele Library. To get this working, before you perform your search click on Settings and type 'keele' into the Library Links search box. Tick the Keele University – view online @Keele box, click on Save Preferences and you're ready to go. When you've typed in your search, any results with ‘view-online@Keele' link next to the title provide a direct link through to the article.

Keele Research Repository
A digital archive of research and enterprise output produced by Keele University staff.

Access to Nature, a leading weekly international science journal, from 2007 onwards.

NDLTD (Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations)
Details of theses and dissertations from universities in the United States and worldwide.

A news and business service which includes around 12,000 publications, including worldwide, national and local newspapers.

Reference management software which you can use to import, manage and save references from your research, whether they are from books, library databases, journals, web pages or other sources. You will need your Keele username and password to access RefWorks.

Full text access to Science journal. Access is from 1880 to the current issue.

Use this site to set up "table of contents" email alerts to your inbox when new issues of journals are published.

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