AccessScience (Carnegie Mellon only)
The McGraw Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, providing full access to articles, dictionary terms, and hundreds of research updates in all areas of science and technology. Includes biographies of leading scientists through history, weekly updates on breakthroughs and discoveries, resources to guide research, and links to selected websites for further research.
ACM Digital Library (Carnegie Mellon only)
1954- (updated daily)
Contains citations and full text from most of all ACM journals, newsletters, and conference proceedings.
Applied Science and Technology Abstracts (Carnegie Mellon only)
1983- (updated monthly)
Covers engineering, mathematics, physics, and computer technology. Includes articles, interviews, meetings, conferences, exhibitions, new product reviews/announcements, and more.
Electronic pre-prints in physics, mathematics, computer science, non-linear science, and quantitative biology.
CERT Vulnerability Notes Database
US-CERT publishes information about a wide variety of vulnerabilities, described in US-CERT Technical Alerts. CERT is the home of the well-known CERT(R) Coordination Center, located at Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute. They study Internet security vulnerabilities, research long-term changes in networked systems, and develop information and training to help you improve security.
Searchable directory providing numerically and functionally ordered chip lists, chip pinouts, and lists of manufacturers.
This is a scientific literature digital library and search engine that focuses primarily on computer and information science. You can view the most cited authors and documents in computer science, as well as impact ratings. CiteSeer attempts to provide algorithms, metadata, services, techniques, and software that can be used in other digital libraries.
Computer Forensics Tool Testing (CFTT) Project (NIST)
The CFTT provides a measure of assurance that the tools used in the investigations of computer-related crimes produce valid results. It also supports other projects in the National Institute of Justice’s overall computer forensics research program, such as the National Software Reference Library (NSRL). Provides several links to testing reports and projects underway in the field.
Computing Research Repository (CoRR)
CoRR has been created to allow researchers to search, browse and download papers through its online repository. Researchers can also subscribe to particular subject classes and receive daily updates on your topics of choice. CoRR is a partnership of ACM, ArXiv e-print archive, and NCSTRL (Networked Computer Science Technical Reference Library).
EI Compendex (Carnegie Mellon only)
1884- (updated weekly)
Covers journal articles, technical reports, conference papers and proceedings in such engineering areas as: computing, electrical, solid state physics and superconductivity, bioengineering, optics, as well as most other fields of engineering.
FedBizOpps (Carnegie Mellon only)
Lists notices of proposed government procurement actions, contract awards, sales of government property, and other procurement information. A new edition is issued every business day, containing approximately 500-1,000 notices.
GlobalSpec (formerly: IC Index)
This free service includes datasheets, application notes, design and support tools, reference designs, and purchasing information for analog and logic circuits, digital circuits, memory ICs, EPROMs, microprocessor, microcontrollers, communication and mult imedia circuits, peripheral, programmable logic, ASIC and VLSI semiconductors.
IEEE Xplore (Carnegie Mellon only)
1988- (updated daily)
Full-text access to IEEE transactions, journals, and conference proceedings and IET journals, as well as all current IEEE standards. They are in the process of adding older materials on a gradual basis.
INSPEC (Carnegie Mellon only)
1896- (updated weekly)
Provides access to journals and conference proceedings in physics, electrical engineering and electronics, computing and control, and information technology.
Journal Citation Reports (JCR) (Carnegie Mellon only)
From Web of Science, this is a comprehensive and unique tool for evaluating journals. Provides information on over 6000 journals. Use JCR to identify the highest-impact journals in your research field, the most frequently used journals, the largest journals, and the most prestigious journals.
Knovel: Answers for Science and Engineering (Carnegie Mellon only)
Contains interactive reference books and databases. Knovel has a database of many of the leading science and engineering reference handbooks, databases, and conference proceedings from publishers such as McGraw-Hill, Elsevier, John Wiley & Sons, ASME, SPE, and ASM International. Knovel's unique combination of aggregated information, proprietary analysis tools, and technology empowers users to attain information across multiple sources and information formats.
Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) (Carnegie Mellon only)
All backfiles-Present (updating varies)
Springer book series reporting the latest results from all areas of computer science and information technology research, development, and education.
MathSciNet (Carnegie Mellon only)
1940- (updated daily)
Provides access to Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications.
National Vulnerability Database
NVD is a comprehensive cybersecurity vulnerability database that integrates all publicly available U.S. Government vulnerability resources and provides references to industry resources. It is based on and synchronized with the CVE vulnerability naming standard.
NIST Computer Security Resource Center
Sharing of information security tools and practices, providing one-stop shopping for information security standards and guidelines, and identifying and linking key security Web resources to support the industry.
NTIS (Carnegie Mellon only)
1964- (updated monthly)
Covers government-sponsored research reports, conference proceedings, journal articles and more. It is also the means through which unclassified, publicly available research reports are made available for sale by agencies such as NASA, DOD and the EPA.
Provides authoritative selected science information from U.S. Government agencies, including research and development results.
A collaboration of 21 leading science and technology societies, searching the digital libraries of major science and technology disciplines. Includes more than 3 million documents, including peer-reviewed journal content and conference papers, spanning 150 years.
Synthesis Digital Library (Carnegie Mellon only)
2005- (updates vary)
The basic component of the library is a 50-100 page Lecture; a self-contained e-book that synthesizes an important research or development topic, authored by an expert contributor to the field. They offer unique value to the reader by providing more analysis and depth than the typical research journal article.
The library and its lectures are organized by series. Each series is managed by a prominent consulting editor who guides lecture topic and author selection as well as peer review.
Subjects include: Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning, Biomedical Engineering, Communication Networks, Communications, Computational Electromagnetics, Computer Architecture, Computer Graphics and Animation, Computer Science, Control, Robotics and Automation, Digital Circuits and Systems, Electrical Engineering, Engineers, Technology, and Society, Environmental Science and Engineering, Image, Video, and Multimedia Processing, Information Security, Privacy, and Trust, Mobile and Pervasive Computing, RF/Microwaves, Signal Processing, Solid State Materials and Devices, Speech and Audio Processing.
USENIX Conference Papers
USENIX is now providing open access to their conference papers. Those papers given Best Paper, Best Student Paper, and Best Presentation awards are available from: USENIX Compendium of Best Papers.
Web of Science (Carnegie Mellon only)
1945- (updated weekly)Back to top
A multidisciplinary database, with searchable author abstracts, covering the literature of the sciences, social sciences and the arts & humanities. Includes Science Citation Index Expanded with searchable author abstracts, covering the journal literature of the sciences. It indexes more than 5,800 journals in 164 scientific disciplines. Includes cited references and cited references to patents. Over 18,000 new articles are added weekly.
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