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Computer Science Resources

Resources for research in computer science.

How to use this guide

This guide provides an overview of, and access to, computer science research resources available at Barnard College. 

Not sure what you're looking for? 

  • If you're trying to decide on a research area or narrow your research focus, try General Resources.
  • If you're looking for articles for research papers, lit reviews, or essays, try Databases and Ejournals.
  • If you like using Google Scholar to find articles, try optimizing your results with the Connect Google Scholar tab or Create Google Scholar Alerts.

Getting Your Bearings: Reading Computer Science Reports

Reading scientific research papers and distilling their main points can be a daunting task. These articles will instruct you on some practical approaches to reading and understanding research.

General Sources: Handbooks and Encyclopedias

Looking for some basic information or a handbook? Check resources offering a broad overview of computer science: