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Computing - Recommended Sources

There are a wide range of resources available to Computing students beyond the obvious journals, databases and websites. Here we list a selection we think you'll find useful.

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Full text open access source of nearly a million e-prints in physics, maths, statistics, computer science and more.  As this is open access, you’ll be able to use this even once you’ve left the University.

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Watch UK TV programmes from 2007 onwards, including many films and useful documentaries.

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CiteSeerX s is a digital library and search engine that focuses computer and information science literature.  Not merely scholarly articles it includes resources such as algorithms, data, metadata, services, techniques, and software.

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A variety of reference works which tutors may well prefer to Wikipedia and it even tells you how to set out a reference to what you find.  The Concept Map is useful for essay planning and dissertation work.

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Google scholar is a variant of Google which searches for academic material including articles, books, conference papers and preprints. A guide to this resource can be found at: http://www.lib-guides.port.ac.uk/LG178.pdf

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Offers access to around two million publications in informatics and related subject areas from all over the world.

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Search, view, and download thousands of video, image and audio resources from many different collections covering news, documentaries, popular culture and much more. This was formerly known as Jisc Media Hub.

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TechXtra is a free service which can help you find articles, books, the best websites, the latest industry news, job announcements, technical reports, technical data, full text eprints, the latest research, teaching and learning resources and more, in engineering, mathematics and computing.

General computing material can be found on the Ground Floor 004-006.

computer graphics: art
computers: electronic engineering
data protection
project management

See also:

You may also find relevant resources listed under: Engineering (Electrical and Mechanical).

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