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Help with finding computing information resources


Welcome to the subject guide for Computing. Here, you will discover how to find books, journal articles and other information for your work.

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Library news for computing

October 2017

Digital Tutors / Pluralsight

The login issues with Pluralsight have been resolved and you should be able to sign up to create an account.  

You need to register for access here: Create Account by entering your University email then following the instructions on screen.

Due to the limited number of licenses available your account may be removed after a period of inactivity. You will need to register for an account each academic year. Pluralsight will remember any courses or activities you have already taken

March 2017


We now subscribe to Gartner. Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. The resources of Gartner Research, Gartner Executive Programs, Gartner Consulting and Gartner Events are valuable to a wide range of staff in IT, high-tech, telecom enterprises and professional services.

IEEE Xplore

In the database IEEE Xplore there are now over 3.8 million articles on computing related topics.  There are thousands of early access articles that you can only find by searching IEEE Xplore (not by searching through Google Scholar or Library Search).

Meanwhile, Back in the Library...

This academic year, the library has put on the exhibition Meanwhile, Back in the Library..., celebrating the role of comics and graphic novels in the academic library. Here's a small selection of relevant titles: but you can find out more about the exhibition, the comics we have in stock, and how comics can be used in learning from the exhibition website.

Key computing resources

Other subject guides

This computing subject guide covers the core resources you need for day-to-day study and research.

You may sometimes find other subject guides useful for specialised topics. You can find a full list of other guides on the Library Gateway, but some that may be particularly useful are: