Researchers Guides


The Online Public Access Catalogue must always be consulted in locating library material relevant to a particular topic  (http://hsl/opac/).  In addition, the following sources may also be used for obtaining additional information  for familiarizing yourself with a topic.  Always consult the on-duty Reader Services Librarian for assistance.
Dictionaries:  Subject dictionaries provide precise definitions of terms.
Oxford dictionary of Computing
 [Ref QA76.15 .D52]  
Computers dictionary
[Ref QA76.15 .S87]
The Al–Kilani dictionary of computer & internet terminology
 [Ref QA76.15 .K55]
Elias dictionary of computing and the internet
 [Ref QA76.15 .E49]
Computer Dictionary
[Ref QA76.15 .M84]
Encyclopedias:  Subject encyclopedias give a good overview of a topic, supplemented in most cases by a bibliography.
Encyclopedia of database systems
[Ref QA76.9 .D32]
Encyclopedia of Software engineering
 [Ref QA76.758 .E53]
Handbooks:  A useful source for the quick location of facts and concise information in a particular field.  These usually cover a subject of basic or advanced level.
Handbook of information and communication security
[Ref QA76.9 .A25]
Handbook of Logic and language
[Ref QA76.9 .N38]
Online Journals:  Full text online journals are available.  To access it, browse HSL Web page.
Academy of Information and Management Sciences Journal
Campus - Wide Information Systems
CD Computing News
Computer Act!ve
Computer and Internet Lawyer
Databases:  Available Online.  To access it, browse HSL Web page.
Proquest Central
ProQuest Computing
ProQuest Research Library
ProQuest Telecommunications
E-Books:  Complete books are available online.  Browse HSLWeb page.
E-Dissertations:  Complete Master and Ph.D Theses are available online.  Browse HSLWeb page.
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT)‎
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