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Computer Science

Resources for undergraduate and postgraduate Computing, Cyber Security, Data Science, Software Engineering, and Web Development

Planning your research LibWizard Tutorial

Starting your Research

Finding Your Research

O'Reilly Database searching tips

O'Reilly is a leading source of e-books and videos in computer science and technology, accessible via our A-Z Database list and Subject Guides. Other content includes: Learning Paths, with expert advice to develop your technical and management skills; Answers, a handy Q & A database; and Playlists that allow you to curate and share content according to your needs.

The following videos will help you to make the most effective use of this resource. 

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.