Computer Science: Home

Welcome

This guide provides an introduction to information resrouces related to computer science at the UWM Libraries. For further assistance please contact Svetlana Korolev or schedule a Research Consultation.

For other subjects see the list of Library Contacts.

For general questions contact Ask-A-Librarian Desk at (414) 229-4659 during Desk hours. For help 24/7, use chat.

Also, check on Workshops

Links to Related Guides

Types of Information Sources

Journal articles, patents, meeting abstracts/conference proceedings – present original results of investigations reported by researchers (primary sources).
Review articles, books, handbooks, encyclopedias, dictionaries, indexes – analyze, compile and facilitate access to information from primary sources (secondary sources).

Information Searching Strategies

  • Locate background information using reviews and articles from encyclopedias
  • Identify key researchers in the area
  • Be familiar with specific search techniques of the database
  • Know the value and use of citations searching backward and forward in time
  • Subscribe to the alert services provided by journals and databases

Evaluation of Information Resources

  • Content (Subjects, is it related to your topic? In what aspects?)
  • Authority (Author and source, are credentials known?  Scholarly?)
  • Date published (is current information is very important?)
  • Availability (Abstract, bibliography, full text, library holding?)

Subject Guide

Svetlana Korolev
Contact:
2311 E.Hartford Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211
414-229-5045