Databases for Computer Science
Use the databases below to:
- find references to journal articles
- keep up to date with the latest publications in your subject
Some databases require your Cardiff University network username and password for off-campus access. These databases are available for all staff and students of Cardiff University but because of licensing restrictions they are not available to external members and visitors.
You can also access databases through Electronic Resources - MetaLib
Database guides are available to help you.
An online database of reviews in computing literature from Reviews.com and the ACM. The site gives a daily updated overview of new material published in the field.
Provides abstracts and references to the scientific and technical literature in the field of engineering.
If you experience any difficulties accessing Ei Compendex an alternative link can be found here:Ei Compendex alternative link
Produced by the American Mathematical Society, the database covers Mathematical Reviews from 1940 to the present.
Off-campus use of MathSciNet
To access MathSciNet off-campus, your Cardiff University network username and password will be required.
Includes over 14,000 scholarly journals in scientific, medical, technical, and social science disciplines. Coverage goes back selectively to 1966.
Off-campus use of Scopus
To access Scopus off-campus, your Cardiff University network username and password will be required.
Web of Knowledge Service
This service provides access to the Web of Science databases:
- Arts & Humanities Citation Index
- Social Science Citation Index
- Science Citation Index
Covers over 8,500 scholarly research journals, including author abstracts, from 1981 to the present. Searchable by keyword or by works that have been cited by other publications.
Also includes the ISI Journal Citation Reports for the Sciences and Social Sciences. To access the Reports, login to Web of Knowledge and select the ISI Journal Citation Reports option from the home page. These provide easy access to data so scholarly journals can be compared. Categories include highest impact and most frequently cited journals.