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Computer Science Research Guide

"If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?" --Einstein

Discontinuation of Safari Tech Books Subscription

Please note that Dal Libraries, in consultation with the Faculty of Computer Science, has decided not to renew our subscription to Safari Tech Books, a subscription that provided access to 69 titles. Read our blog post for more info.

Online Collections

Best options for Computer Science:

Collections that include Applied Computer Science

Google Search using our Proxy

These Google search boxes are routed through a proxy so the results of your search are linked directly to Dal resources whether you're on or off campus.

 

 

You can search site:acm.org OR site:ieee.org

 

 

 

You can specify author AND publication

How to search databases with Boolean operators (and zombies)

Lego figurine of zombie office worker - Public domain from https://www.flickr.com/photos/pasukaru76/5369527462/ Boolean search expressions are magical formulas compatible with most databases in which keywords are combined with Boolean operators to create super effective searches.

Zombies are terrifying former humans that want to eat your brain and/or transform you into a zombie (their exact motivations are unclear).

ZomBool is a 'choose-your-own-path' video game created by a Dal librarian to help you learn how to survive the zombie apocalypse (maybe) with the help of search strategies and Boolean operators (PC or Mac).

Graduate Research

Need More Help?

Contact the Computer Science Library Team at cslib@dal.ca or try one of the following options: