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Computer Science Research Guide

A collection of library and web resources for computer science classwork and research.


Welcome to the UMass Lowell Library's Computer Science research guide!


Here, we've gathered resources to help you find current Computer Science material for your coursework. Use the left menu or the links below to navigate to different pages on this guide:

  • Articles and Databases highlights sources where you can browse articles, publications, and research databases that focus on Computer Science material.
  • Books showcases encyclopedias, handbooks, and textbooks for a general overview of Computer Science research topics.
  • Professional Associations collects links to professional organizations and other online resources dedicated to promoting Computer Science careers.
  • Citations gathers resources about ACM and IEEE citations, which are commonly used for professional Computer Science writing.
  • Special Topics holds unique resources for Computer Science research covering topics such as computer programming, data science, cybersecurity, and bio & chem-informatics.

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