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Computer Science

Resources for BSc Computer Science and MSc Computing

Essential Resources

Search these specialist databases to find journal articles, book chapters and other academic research papers in your subject. Most provide the full PDF text, but sometimes there may be just brief details (citation and abstract) of the articles. Click the Full Text Finder button to see if  you can access the full text via our ejournals;  if not, you can order it free via Interlibrary Loan.  

From September 2020 we will be adding the ACM Digital Library and IEEE databases.

Current newspapers and magazines

Newspaper and magazine archives

Free Digital Media resources on the web

Resources for Gaming

Resources on Data Visualisation

UR Library Search and FAQs

Create a Basic Search in EBSCOhost

Get Started Searching Library Resources

This tutorial covers basic search techniques in the following databases:​

  • Academic Search Premier 
  • Atla Religion Database with AtlaSerials 
  • ​British Education Index 
  • Business Source Premier 
  • Communication & Mass Media Complete 
  • Education Research Complete 
  • ERIC 
  • International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text 
  • MEDLINE 
  • MLA International Bibliography 
  • New Testament Abstracts 
  • Old Testament Abstracts 
  • ​PsycARTICLES 
  • PsycBOOKS 
  • PsycINFO 
  • PsycTESTS  
  • SPORTDiscus with Full Text 

You can apply similar techniques in other databases, but the initial search screen may look different.