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Computer Science: Computer Science Resources

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The resources and links on this page will be useful for anyone studying or interested in Computer Science. They are general computer science resources. Some more specific resources are also mentioned on the individual subject areas pages.

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News and Magazines

General Newspapers

Many newspapers have technology sections which you can search or browse. Nexis Uni provides access to UK and international newspapers. Guides to using Nexis are also listed below

Specialist Publications

Introductory Sources


Search Discovery 

Search for books on your reading list through Discovery 

Open Access and Free Books 

Books available online either by open access or because the publisher has made them free


Browse Journals

Conference Proceedings

You can search for conference proceedings in Discovery or on subject specialist databases such as IEEE Xplore and ACM Digital Library

Professional Societies and Organisations

Free Data Sets

Below are some sites which supply free datasets

Copyright guidance