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Finding Journal Articles

    The broad subject areas of engineering and applied science are comprehensively represented in these two indexing databases.
  • Scopus
    Scopus is a comprehensive abstracting and indexing database covering scientific, technical, medical and social science research literature back to the mid-1800s, including 15,000 peer-reviewed journals from more than 4,000 publishers
  • CiteSeer
    CiteSeer is a scientific literature digital library that aims to improve the dissemination and feedback of scientific literature, and to provide improvements in functionality, usability, availability, cost, comprehensiveness, efficiency, and timeliness.
  • Computing Research Repository (CoRR)
    The Computing Research Repository (CoRR) is a part of the e-Print archive.
  • ACM Digital Library
    Full-text of ACM journals and conference proceedings. Also includes the Guide to Computing Literature, a subject index for Computer Science related articles.
  • IEEEXplore
    Full-text of IEEE journals, transactions, letters, and magazines. NOTE - most publications from the IEEE Computer Society Digital Library are be available in this resource.
  • Derwent Innovations Index
    Search more than 11 million patent records from 40 worldwide patent-issuing authorities.

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