Computer & Information Science

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The ACM Digital Library is a vast collection of citations and full text from ACM journal and newsletter articles and conference proceedings. Covers many areas of computer science, information technology, and mathematics; including algorithms, interfaces, programming languages, graphics, and networks. In addition to the full-text database, the ACM Digital Library is heavily integrated with and includes unrestricted access to the Guide to Computing Literature bibliography.

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The IEEE Computer Society Digital Library provides online access to the full text of 23 IEEE magazines and journals (from 1988 to present) and over 1,700 IEEE conference proceedings (from 1995 to present).
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The premier full-text resource for coverage of the research and development spectrum of the applied sciences and computing disciplines, containing full-text for more than 1,400 journals with coverage dating back to 1913.

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Use this database to find computer-related product introductions, news, and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications, and the application of technology.  Computer Database contains over 5 million articles published between 1980 and the present.

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The Gartner database provides research and analysis about the global information technology industry. Gartner is currently available only via the CUNY portal. Users must click here to log-in through the CUNY portal to access it.

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A list of SIAM Journals available online through the Brooklyn College Library. Note that different journals are available through different databases.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library delivers a wealth of eBook reference content in a database format, including multi-volume encyclopedias, biographical collections, business plan handbooks, company history compilations, consumer health references, and specialized reference sources on a variety of subjects.
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Scopus indexes and abstracts over 14,000 journals in the sciences and social sciences, including computer science. Scopus has an exceptionally user-friendly interface and is an excellent database for students and novice researchers.
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ScienceDirect is a database of abstracts and full-text articles from journals published by Elsevier. It includes dozens of computer science journals.
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SpringerLink is a database of abstracts and full-text articles from journals published by Springer. It includes dozens of computer science journals.
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Wiley Interscience is a database of abstracts and full text from journals and books published by Wiley. It includes dozens of computer science and information technology titles.

Internet Search Engines

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Google Scholar searches the Web for articles, books, and other scholarly materials in many different disciplines. Most searches return an assortment of citations, abstracts, and links to full text. Link to Google Scholar from the Brooklyn College Library's website to access our electronic journal holdings via a “Find fulltext at Brooklyn” link next to any item the library has electronically. It’s a great way to save time and avoid publisher paywalls. To bypass BC authentication, go to http://scholar.google.com/

Books & E-Books

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This guide provides an outline of the call numbers of the library's computer books, which are mostly clustered in the QA76 section. Computer science call numbers can be confusing, and this guide helps demystify them.

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A collection of resources (free & subscription) for locating full text books online.

Journals

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A tool for identifying which Brooklyn College-owned journals are available in electronic format.

Preprints & E-Prints

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Open access to over 900,000 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, and Quantitative Finance and Statistics.

Dictionaries

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Webopedia is a free online dictionary for words, phrases, and abbreviations that are related to computer and Internet technology.

C++ Programming Help

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Provides C++ and C tutorials and articles, as well as explanations of other aspects of computer science and programming.
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Provides general information about the C++ programming language, including a description of the language, a history of the language, and FAQs. In addition, the site contains documentation pages and tutorials that describe the different features of the C++ language.
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C++4u is a web site designed to help students learn C, C++, data structures, algorithm analysis, and related topics. This site has compiled a collection of links to C++/C/C# tutorials, source codes, lecture notes, presentations, free books, and animations.
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This tutorial by the Brooklyn College Learning Center provides a comprehensive and straightforward overview of various C++ concepts and structures, along with examples and exercises to clarify your understanding of the concepts. The tutorial is separated into 5 main areas: 1) Fundamentals: declaration, initialization, assignment, arithmetic operators, and precedence. 2) Input/Output: cout, cin, and working with files. 3) Functions: prototypes, definitions, reference parameters, and call and return. 4) Control Structures: loops (for, while, do-while), if statements, and logical operators. 5) Complex Types: number conversion, classes, strings, and arrays.

Additional Internet Resources

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MIT's OpenCourseWare for electrical engineering and computer science. MIT's OpenCourseWare is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.

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The World Wide Web Consortium is an international consortium that aims "to lead the World Wide Web to its full potential by developing protocols and guidelines that ensure long-term growth for the Web."

Museums and Exhibits

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The Computer History Museum is the world's largest and most significant history museum for preserving and presenting the computing revolution and its impact on the human experience. The Museum offers online exhibitions on a variety of topics related to the history of computing.

Organizations and Associations

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ACM is the world's oldest and largest educational and scientific computing society. Since 1947 ACM has provided a vital forum for the exchange of information, ideas, and discoveries. Today, ACM serves a membership of computing professionals and students in more than 100 countries in all areas of industry, academia, and government.
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With nearly 100,000 members, the IEEE Computer Society is the world's leading organization of computer professionals. Founded in 1946, it is the largest of the 37 societies of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). The Computer Society's vision is to be the leading provider of technical information and services to the world's computing professionals.
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The American Association for Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) is a nonprofit scientific society devoted to advancing the scientific understanding of the mechanisms underlying thought and intelligent behavior and their embodiment in machines. Includes introductions to many topics in artificial intelligence.
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SIAM exists to ensure the strongest interactions between mathematics and other scientific and technological communities through membership activities, publication of journals and books, and conferences.
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The Association for Women in Computing is a non-profit professional organization for women and men who have an interest in information and technology. The Association is dedicated to the advancement of women in the technology fields.