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The Guide to Computing Literature  Connect to the Guide to Computing Literature
Access: Internet-delivered database. There are three ways to connect:
   1. from a public computer in the University of Delaware Library
   2. from a University of Delaware campus connection in your dorm, lab, or office
   3. from an off-campus connection (University of Delaware ID required)
Description: The Guide is a collection of bibliographic citations and abstracts of works published by ACM (Association of Computing Machinery) and other publishers. It includes more than 750,000 citations from 3,000+ publishers, including ACM, covering books, journal articles, conference proceedings, doctoral dissertations, master’s theses, and technical reports.
Coverage: 1947-
Journals: Holdings provides summary information on the number of journals, proceedings, books, theses, reports, bibliographies, and plays in the database.
Links: There are links to full-text content in the ACM Digital Library.
Personalization: Set up an ACM Web account, which is free for both ACM members or non-members. With the Web account you establish your username and password, the main entry points to access table-of-contents alerts, binders, and other ACM services. The “virtual binder” is your own personal bibliography, drawn from the rich collection of citations in ACM’s bibliographic databases, the Digital Library and Guide to Computing Literature.
Notes: The University of Delaware Library access to The Guide to Computing Literature does not include access to Computing Reviews (Online Computing Reviews Service).
Permitted Uses: Terms of Usage
Help: For further assistance, contact a librarian.
Related Resources: The Guide is a collection of bibliographic citations and abstracts of works published by ACM and other publishers. The ACM Digital Library is the full-text repository of papers published by ACM and by other publishers that have co-publishing or co-marketing agreements with ACM.
Users: unlimited concurrent users
Producer: Association for Computing Machinery

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Last modified: 08/05/13