Articles & Databases : Computer Science & IT
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Digital Library
Citations and full-text articles in the area of computing and information technologies from journals, magazines, and conference proceedings published by the ACM.
Applied Science and Technology Full Text
Abstracts and indexes periodicals covering the fields of engineering, aeronautics, chemistry, computer technology and applications, earth sciences, energy and environment, mathematics, metallurgy and physics. With full text from 1997-present.
Computers and Applied Sciences Complete
Coverage includes the computing and applied sciences disciplines. It includes indexing and abstracts for academic journals, professional publications, and reference sources. Subject areas include Engineering, Computer Theory & Systems, New Technologies, and Social and Professional context.
IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Provides full-text access to all journals, transactions and conference proceedings published by IEEE and IET. Also provides access to more than 1,000 books in the IEEE-Wiley eBook Library and IEEE-MIT eBook Library-Computing and Engineering Collection.
Open access to 1,000, 000+ e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics. Mason is a member institution.
Cambridge Journals Online
Coverage: coverage varies
Over 125 specialized journals from renowned research societies and associations in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. Coverage varies by journal title, with the earliest starting in 1997.
Career & Technical Education Database
Vocational information database includes more than 600 titles, over 500 available in full text for research on almost any technical topic.
A scientific literature digital library and search engine that focuses primarily on the literature in computer and information science. Provides resources such as algorithms, metadata, services, techniques, and software that can be used in other digital libraries. CiteSeer indexes PostScript and PDF research articles on the Web.
Coverage: 1884 - present
Provides abstracts and full bibliographic citations for worldwide engineering and technical literature and encompasses all engineering disciplines as well as related fields in science and management.
Access to current research, theory and applications in all sub-disciplines of computing via the review medium. Computing Reviews compiles expert, unbiased critical reviews of current publications of note in computing.
[Association for Computing Machinery]
Ebsco eBook Collection
Coverage: coverage varies
Ebsco eBook Collection includes several thousand electronic books, or eBooks on a variety of subjects, including public access books. Please note some ebooks are be available to only to a single user at one time. If using a Mac, use the Safari browser for best results.
Electronics & Communications Abstracts
Major areas of coverage include electric circuits, electric components, electromagnetic waves, electronic and thermionic materials, radar, radio, electronic communications.
Emerging Sources Citation Index
Covers relatively new high-quality, peer-reviewed publications of regional importance in emerging research fields, from 2005 to present. The journals are being evaluated over a period of time for inclusion in the highly selective Web of Science indexes on the arts and humanities, science, and social sciences.
Provides electronic access to a large collection of engineering handbooks published by CRC Press.
[CRC/Taylor and Francis]
Faulkner Advisory for IT Studies
Reports on areas of interest to IT, communications managers, and specialists in the areas of computer and communications technologies.
Gale Directory Library
Cross-searches Gale directories of companies, publishers, associations, and more.
Note: The license limits access to CURRENT MASON STUDENTS, FACULTY & STAFF ONLY (both in Library and off campus). News and in-depth analysis on virtually all aspects of technology, including security solutions, storage, infrastructure support, mobile and wireless communication, IT management, network services, and regulatory compliance. Media featured on the site includes webcasts, podcasts, and blogs.
Scientific and technical journals and conference proceedings in physics, electrical engineering and electronics, computing and control, and information technology.
Research tool that allows users to explore the connected networks of scientific research, and identify global trends and patterns. It uses citations in the Inspec database to analyze and measure research impact in engineering and physics fields. Users can compare institutions, departments, and authors.
[Institution of Engineering and Technology]
Journal Citation Reports
Coverage: 1999 --
Compiles articles' cited references, to help measure research influence and impact at the journal and category levels, and show the relationship between citing and cited journals. Evaluates leading journals worldwide, in the sciences and social sciences. Part of the InCites platform available through Web of Science.
Online resource of peer-reviewed and published international journal articles and conference papers on the latest research, developments, and applications related to all aspects of Educational Technology and E-Learning.
[Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)]
Library Literature and Information Science Index Full Text
Provides indexing and abstracting, and some full-text of key library and information science periodicals. Subjects include automation, cataloging, censorship, circulation procedures, classification, copyright legislation, government aid, library associations and conferences, library equipment and supplies, personnel administration, preservation of materials, and more. Coverage reaches as far back as 1980.
Library Literature and Information Science Retrospective: 1905-1983
Contains indexing of nearly 1,500 periodicals, with citations to more than 500,000 articles, book reviews, books, book chapters and library school theses. Provides access to nearly 80 years of citations that document all of the innovations, controversies and people instrumental in the making of modern librarianship.
Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts
Coverage: mid-1960s to present
This resource indexes nearly 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. LISTA continues Information Science & Technology Abstracts (ISTA).
lynda.gmu.edu Online Training
Provides Mason faculty, students and staff with free, unlimited online access to 2500+ tutorials and courses in hundreds of subject areas, including office productivity; audio, video, and web software; as well as business and job skills. New courses are added every week. Log in with your Mason NetID username and password. lynda.gmu.edu is available 24/7 from your computer, tablet or mobile device, and is supported jointly by Mason’s ITS Learning Support Services and the University Libraries.
NASA Technical Reports Server
Access aerospace-related citations, full-text documents, images and videos. Includes a broad array of resources, such as conference papers, journal articles, photos, graphs, meeting papers, movies, patents, research reports, and technical videos.
National Library of Energy
Find and access information from sources throughout the U.S. Department of Energy. Coverage includes: science and R&D, including materials previously located in Science Accelerator; energy and technology for industry and homeowners; energy market information and analysis; and nuclear security and environmental management.
[U.S. Department of Energy]
Union catalog of millions of records representing open access resources that was built by harvesting from open access collections worldwide using the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH). Today, OAIster includes more than 30 million records representing digital resources from more than 1,500 contributors.
Contains more than 300 Oxford University Press dictionaries and reference works. Texts are updated after new editions of the print book are published.
Oxford University Press Journals
Coverage: coverage varies
Over 100 periodical titles in the fields of the humanities, social sciences, and the sciences. The full text is generally available for the past several years, though abstracts of articles date back additional years.
Papers included in every congress, conference, exposition, workshop, symposium, and meeting received at The British Library Document Supply Centre.
Note: 2,3 million records. Updated 24 times a year.
Patents - U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
Full-text of U.S. patents issued by the USPTO since 1976; and PDFs of all patents issued since 1790.
Citations and the table of contents for every congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received at the British Library.
ProQuest Advanced Technologies & Aerospace Collection
Contains advanced technology related full-text articles and granular access to figures and tables within articles. Brings together comprehensive bibliographic coverage of research, emerging technologies, applications and companies in the areas of aeronautics, astronautics, computer & information technology, electronics, communications, information systems, solid state devices and space sciences.
Proquest Computer Science Collection
Provides worldwide comprehensive coverage of topics ranging from computer security to web commerce. Comprises three core elements: Full -text journals, tables and figures, bibliographic abstracts.
ProQuest SciTech Collection
Covers science and technology research, combining full text journals with detailed indexing of global literature on natural sciences, engineering and technology. Areas covered include materials science, aerospace engineering, civil engineering, biology, aquatic sciences, environmental science, computer science and earth sciences. Fully incorporates ProQuest Natural Science Collection and ProQuest Technology Collection.
ProQuest Social Sciences Collections
Provides global indexing of the scholarly literature in the social sciences, including full-text scholarly journals and key non-periodical sources such as dissertations and working papers, covering political science, sociology, the applied social sciences, criminal justice, education, and other areas. Search one or more of these databases, from Alt-PressWatch to Worldwide Political Science Abstracts.
Russian Science Citation Index
Coverage: 2005 to Present
Contains records of articles from the Scientific Electronic Library eLIBRARY.RU, the largest Russian information portal in the fields of science, technology, medicine and education.
Safari Tech Books Online
Books on all aspects of computing, programming, and information technology subjects, from publishers such as O'Reilly, Sams, Jossey-Bass, New Riders, and Adobe.
Note: Limited Simultaneous Users
Science Citation Index Expanded
A multidisciplinary database covering the journal literature of the sciences. Over 8,500 major journals are indexed across 150+ disciplines, from 1900 to the present. Part of Web of Science.
Comprises resources for study in areas of both the applied and general sciences. Coverage dates back to 1986, and features access to over 1030 titles, with more than 760 available in full text.
Coverage: coverage varies
Provides online access (searching and browsing) to journals and ebooks published by Elsevier and its partners. Most disciplines are covered, including science, medicine, economics and the social sciences.
Unique to George Mason University, this metasearch engine queries up to 21 science-related information resources simultaneously. The top 100 or so hits from each source are collected, duplicates are removed and what remains is ranked by presumed relevancy in the retrieval set.
Coverage: 1943 --
Contains research citations on chemistry, physics, materials, environmental science, geology, engineering, mathematics, climatology, oceanography, computer science and related disciplines. Includes bibliographic citations to report literature, conference papers, journal articles, books, multimedia, and data information. Replaces OSTI's Information Bridge and the Energy Citations Database.
SIAM eBook Collection
A searchable collection of over 300 books published by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, in the areas of applied mathematics and computational science.
[Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics]
SPIE Digital Library
The SPIE Digital Library contains technical papers from SPIE conference proceedings and journals covering optics and photonics research. Technologies span applications from imaging, sensors, biomedicine, manufacturing, and energy to nanotechnology, communications, entertainment, and electronics.
Springer eBook Collections
Provides access to more than 45,000 titles in the areas of Behavioral Sciences, Biomedical and Life Sciences, Business and Management, Chemistry and Materials Science, Computer Science, Earth and Environmental Science, Economics and Finance, Education, Energy, Engineering, Humanities, Social Sciences and Law, Mathematics/Statistics, Medicine, Physics and Astronomy, and Professional and Applied Computing. The collections are searchable down to the chapter level, and are integrated with available Springer online journals.
Coverage: coverage varies
Provides online access to over 480 journals, books, book series (including Lecture Notes in Computer Science and Topics in Current Chemistry), protocols, and reference works published by Springer and its partners. Covers subjects in computer science, engineering, humanities, social sciences, law, business and economics, biomedical and life sciences.
Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering and Computer Science
The Synthesis Library includes 50-100 page lectures covering topics including biomedical engineering, computer science, communication netowrking, electrical engineering, mathematics & statistics, etc. Complete lectures can be downloaded in PDF format.
Taylor & Francis Online
Search, browse, and access the full text of more than 2,000 journals published by Taylor & Francis covering the humanities, medicine, the social sciences, science, and technology.
Provides full-text journal articles covering the areas of: telecommunications, computer applications, data communication, data transmission systems, electronic data processing, information science and theory, radio and television, and wireless communication.
World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Database
Contains time series data for the years 1960, 1965, 1970 and annually from 1975 for more than 180 telecommunication/ICT statistics covering fixed-telephone networks, mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions, quality of service, Internet (including fixed- and mobile-broadband subscription data), traffic, staff, prices, revenue, investment and statistics on ICT access and use by households and individuals. Selected demographic, macroeconomic and broadcasting statistics are also included.
Note: Available only on Data Services computers in Fenwick Library.
[International Telecommunication Union]
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