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The items listed on this page represent a selection of research materials for finding basic computer scence information. To find more materials, consult the library catalog or contact a librarian.
Use the search boxes below to search the library catalog. Jumpstart searches both the catalog and a large number of library databases, so is a great place to start your research.
For help deciphering library call numbers and locating books in the library, please see our tutorial on finding books in the Waidner-Spahr Library and the library map. Many books on computer science are located in the Tome Science Reading Room.
JumpStart This link opens in a new window
Search our library catalog and many (but not all) of our databases simultaneously, or in any number of combinations that you select. JumpStart combines the library's catalog and about half of our online databases into a single search. Coverage: varies. Some full text.
WorldCat (FirstSearch) This link opens in a new window
Search for books and other materials in libraries worldwide. This tool is useful for discovering books that our library does not own that you can borrow via interlibrary loan (EZ-Borrow or ILLiad)
. Coverage: before 1000 BC to the present. Citations only, except for links to freely available e-books, government documents, and web sites.
See also Open WorldCat
and Dickinson on Worldcat
for alternative search box options.
Over 3,000 ebooks on SpringerLink cover various subjects of Computer Science.