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Research Guides

Computer Science and Engineering


This guide is to help students and researchers identify useful resources in computer science and engineering. Click the tabs on the left side, you will find suggestions to locate journal articles and books. The guide highlights a list of online and print resources with descriptions as to the type of information each contains.   

General Searching

Doing research? Try the following resources to begin. Click on the Research Databases tab for additional resources that may be useful for your specific research area.

Find Books

  • Online Catalog
    • Searches the collections of MSU Libraries as well as other libraries in the area
    • Useful for finding material that provide a good overview of your research topic

Find Articles

  • Scopus
    • Multidisciplinary database with a focus on engineering and science.
    • Offers tools to track, analyze, and visualize research.
  • Discovery
    • Searches most of the library's research databases and the online catalog simultaneously
    • Databases searched include Academic Search Complete, Business Source Complete, IEEE Digital Library, ScienceDirect,  and more

(If the MSU Libraries does not provide access to an article or other item you need, you may request it through Interlibrary Loan.)