- McGill users only
- In-library-use only
- Catalogue record
If you are not sure what your topic is all about, look it up in a dictionary or encyclopedia. Start with:
- Collins dictionary of computing
- Dictionary of computing
- Dictionary of the internet
- Encyclopedia of computer science
- Free On-Line Dictionary of Computing
- Wiley encyclopedia of computer science and engineering
Search tips for the library catalogue
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- ACM Digital Library
Full text source for journals, conference proceedings, special interest groups and upcoming conferences of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and other affiliated organizations.
- Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Provides for the publication of new developments in computer science and information technology research and teaching. Includes subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI) and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics (LNBI).
- IEEE Xplore
Full text of IEEE/IEE journals, conferences, standards, and books.
Indexes over 4000 journals, 2000 conference proceedings as well as books, reports and dissertations (includes IEEE publications).
- Computer Database
News and reviews on computer-related products, such as hardware, software, electronic devices, etc.
3.2 Additional databases for Computer science
Open access search engine focuses on computer science.
- Web of Science
Multidisciplinary - Indexes more than 7500 journals. Includes citation analysis information.
Multidisciplinary search engine for all of Elsevier's articles and indexing databases. Indexes more than 15000 journals.
Provides access to Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications.
- Current Contents
Provides access to the Table of Contents of journals in science and engineering.
- ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
Covers dissertations at U.S. institutions; selectively covers Masters theses, Canadian and other dissertations.
- Applied Science & Technology Full Text (Wilson)
Provides convenient access to sources in applied science and technology — much of it from peer-reviewed journals.
- Safari Books Online
Includes all publications from O'Reilly
The ITPro collection provides access to more that 6000 tiles. A one time registration with a valid McGill email address is required.
- SpringerLink eBook collection
Down-loadable eBook collection
- Wiley Online Library
- Google Scholar
Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles.
- Computer Science Student Resource Site by William Stallings
A collection of refreshers, how-tos, and research guides.
- IEEE Computer Society
With nearly 85,000 members, the IEEE Computer Society is the world’s leading organization of computing professionals. Founded in 1946, and the largest of the 39 societies of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the CS is dedicated to advancing the theory and application of computer and information-processing technology.
- Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
- Computing Research Association
- Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)
- Past exams (1:34)
How to find past final exams from the courses you are taking
- The Chronicle of Higher Education
- McGill's School of Computer Science
- McGill Career Planning Service
CAPS assists students in their career development and search for permanent, part-time, and summer jobs, as well as internships by providing a variety of workshops, individual advising, a comprehensive job posting service and an extensive Career Resource Centre.
- COLOMBO (interlibrary loan)
All McGill students and staff may order books, articles and conference reports not available at McGill using COLOMBO.