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Computing Best Bets: Article Databases

Peer reviewed journal articles, also known as scholarly articles, are written by experts who want to share their research findings with others working in their field. 

The databases below focus on Computer Science related research. If you would like to do a more general search for articles, try the LibrarySearch instead.

Quick start guide for ACM (video tutorial, 3 mins, from the University of Sydney)
Basic searching in IEEE (video tutorial, 4:19 mins)
Advanced searching in IEEE (video tutorial, 4:32 mins)

Other Useful Databases with Computing Content

Basic searching in Scopus (video tutorial, 3 mins)
Advanced searching in Scopus (video tutorial, 3 mins)
Expand your search in Scopus(video tutorial, 2.3 mins) 

Google Scholar Search

This Google Scholar link is routed through the Library, use it to find out what Google Scholar has that you can get full-text through our library.

Google Scholar Search

As another option is to set up Google Scholar to link to MRU Library resources by following these instructions.

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Francine May

Associate Dean, Collections and Research / Associate Professor, Library

Phone: 403-440-6128

Interlibrary Loan Service

If you are looking for an article or book not available via MRU Library you can use our Interlibrary Loan service and we will find it for you. 

Interlilbrary loan request form and further information 

Managing citations

If you need help managing, organizing and storing the citations you collect consider using a Citation Management tool such as Zotero or Mendeley.

Find out more about these tools to help you choose the right one for you.