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Computer Science Research Guide: Overview

A good starting point for research in computer science topics.

Reference and Background Info

WSU Databases

ProQuest Computing Search top computing journals in full text for research on such subjects as database design, software development, web commerce, business Intranets and the Internet.

Science Direct A leading full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books

ProQuest Science Journals Definitive resource for students studying both the applied and general sciences. Coverage includes general science, materials science, aerospace, engineering, computers, physics, telecommunications, transportation, and military science.

ProQuest Tellecommunications Looking for the latest news on WAP technology, following market penetration of new technologies, or continually shifting business conditions and the ever-expanding reach of the wireless, Internet, and long-distance industries, then this is the database to use.

JSTOR Is an online archive of scholarly journals which contains high-resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated. Arts & Sciences Collection I, II and IV only.

Finding Books in Math and Computer Science

The list below is a breakdown of the Call Number ranges and the specific area of mathematics and computer science covered. To browse the collection just go to these call numbers on the 3rd floor of the LRC, or search in the Library Catalog using these key terms.

Suubclass Q :

  • Q 300-390    Cybernetics
  • Q 350-390    Information theory

Subclass QA: QA1-QA939

  • QA 1-43         General
  • QA 47-59       Tables
  • QA 71-90        Instruments and machines
  • QA 75-76.95   Calculating machines
  • QA 75.5-76.95 Electronic computers.  Computer science
  • QA 76.75-76.765  Computer software
  • QA 101-145     Elementary Mathematics - Arithmetic
  • QA 150-272.5   Algebra
  • QA 273-280      Probabilities. Mathematical statistics
  • QA 299.6-433    Analysis
  • QA 440-699       Geometry. Trigonometry. Topology
  • QA 801-939       Analytic mechanics

Subclass T:

  • TK 7885 - 7895  Computer engineering; computer hardware

The library has a wide variety of eBooks that cover computer science, mathematics and statistics. Just use the search box on the Library Website (or above, on this page), and then limit your search to books / ebooks.