Electrical and Computer Engineering

Subject Librarian
email Kathleen Flynn

emailkflynn@albany.edu
phone(518) 437-3943
location_onScience Library: SL-142

Key Databases

IEEE/IET Electronic Library (IEL)

Covering Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Physics, and related subjects, IEL is an extensive collection containing 179 IEEE journals, magazines, and transactions; 26 Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) journals and magazines; 1,400+ IEEE conference titles; 20+ IET conference and seminar digests; and over 2,800 IEEE approved standards. IEL replaces IEEE Computer Society Digital Library and IEEE All-Society Periodicals Package.

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Coverage:
1872+
Updated:
updated daily
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
ACM Digital Library

The ACM Digital Library is a full text archive of the Association's journals, magazines, and transactions from their inception. It also includes a significant collection of proceedings from ACM conferences and workshops along with newsletters from special interest groups, and journals and conference proceedings from affiliated organizations and publishers. The Digital Library may browsed or searched, with advanced search and personalization capabilities.

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Coverage:
Varies with publication
Updated:
Continually
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
INSPEC

INSPEC is the world's largest bibliographic database in the field of physics, electrical engineering and electronics, computers and control engineering, and information technology. Over 330,000 new records from 4,000 journals and 2,000 conference proceedings are added each year.

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Coverage:
1968 +
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
SPIE Digital Library

The SPIE Digital Library contains an extensive research collection on optics and photonics from 11 peer-reviewed journals and over 8,000 conference proceedings. More than 18,000 conference papers and journals articles are added each year.

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Coverage:
1962+
Updated:
Continually
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Springer Computer Science eBook Collection

This online book collection contains most of the computer science books published by Springer from 2005 forward. The collection includes conference and workshop proceedings, research monographs, surveys, tutorials, textbooks, popular and professional treatments, and encyclopedias.

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Coverage:
2005+
Updated:
continually
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users

Other Databases

Applied Science & Technology Source (includes Applied Science and Technology Full Text)

Providing access to the full text from more than 1,400 journals and magazines, this database covers academic journals, trade journals, professional society journals, directories, buyers’ guides, and conference proceedings. Subjects covered include applied mathematics, artificial intelligence, chemistry, computing, information technology, energy, engineering, materials, robotics, solid state technologies, and textiles. Applied Science and Technology Sources was formed by the merger of EBSCO and Wilson databases, and includes coverage of the Industrial Arts Index (1913-1957).

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Coverage:
1913+
Updated:
continually
Fulltext:
Yes, selected.
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
arXiv

Started in 1991, arXiv is a repository and distribution server for research articles in physics, mathematics, statistics, computer science, nonlinear sciences, and quantitative biology. arXiv is open access and operated by Cornell University Library.

Coverage:
1991+
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concuirrent users.
Computer Source

Providing access to nearly 300 full text academic journals, magazines, and trade publications, this resource covers computers science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software. An additional 150 periodicals are also indexed and abstracted.

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Coverage:
Varies with publication
Updated:
Continually
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
MathSciNet

Based on Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications, MathSciNet provides comprehensive coverage of pure and applied mathematics. Entries include abstracts, author summaries, or in many cases, signed critical reviews. It covers journal articles, books, and conference proceedings back to 1940.

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Coverage:
1940 +
Updated:
Continually
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
MRS Advances

Containing peer-reviewed papers, MRS Advances continues the MRS Proceedings Library. It includes rapid reports from MRS of new and emerging materials science.

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Coverage:
2016+
Updated:
Continually
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
MRS Proceedings Library

Published by the Materials Research Society, the MRS Proceedings Library contains peer-reviewed papers presented at MRS meetings. Online content began with volume 1, 1980. Continued by MRS Advances.

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Coverage:
1980 - 2016
Updated:
no longer updated
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
ScienceDirect

Contains the full-text of over 1,100 Elsevier journals. Backfile coverage starts with 1995.

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Coverage:
1995+
Updated:
Varies
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users.
The Guide to Computing Literature

Published by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the Guide is a comprehensive bibliographic database that contains citations from the major English language publishers in computing. Coverage, which dates as far back as 1947, includes books, journal articles, conference proceedings, doctoral dissertations, master's theses, and technical reports.

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Coverage:
1947 +
Updated:
Continually
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Web of Science (also known as WOS)

The Libraries' Web of Science subscription includes coverage from 1983 on for Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, Arts and Humanities Citation Index. It also includes citation coverage for books, conference proceedings, data sets, patents and other materials (coverage dates vary).

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Coverage:
1983+
Updated:
regularly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users