Useful resources for research in Computer Information Systems
Last Updated: Nov 13, 2013
Welcome to the library's research guide for CIS. We hope this guide will help you discover and use the wealth of information resources provided by the library. Librarians can assist you further, also. We hope to hear from you!
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Begin your research with articles and electronic books from these databases.
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- ACM Digital Library (Association for Computing Machinery)
Selected full text for ACM journals, magazines, conference proceedings, and some co-sponsored publications
- IEEE Xplore Digital Library
(1950- ) Selected full text of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and the Institution of Engineering and Technology journals, and active IEEE standards.
- Ebrary (multidisciplinary)
Ebrary Academic Complete includes electronic books and maps of academic interest. Covers business, economics, computers, humanities, life & physical sciences, social & behavioral sciences, and technology.
- Business Source Complete
(1886- ) Selected full text for journals, industry reports, country reports, MarketLine company profiles, and more
"critical thinking" AND ("higher education" OR college*)
Select limiters (articles from scholarly publications, etc.) on results screen.
- Library Catalog
Find books, ebooks, videos, sound recordings, government publications, and more. If you need articles on a topic, start instead with Databases A-Z or a relevant subject guide.
- Journals List UHCL
Check if the library has a particular journal, magazine, or newspaper online, or browse by subject category. Follow Library Catalog links, if provided, for information on available paper or microfilm copies in the library.
- Databases A-Z
A complete list of the library's subscription research databases and selected free web databases. If off-campus, you'll be prompted to authenticate with your name and library barcode number.
- Resources by Subject
Find recommended databases, books, media, websites, and more, organized by subject pages or guides (Accounting, Anthropology, Art, etc.) and created by UHCL librarians.
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Finding Scholarly Articles on Your Topic:
Find more (broaden your results) with OR and wildcards:
cat or cats or feline* [finds cat, cats, feline, or felines]
Find less (narrow your results) with AND:
dogs and obedience training
Find less with NOT:
toys not poodles
Find less by selecting limiters (peer-reviewed, date, etc.).
Online help resources: