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Computer and Data Science

This resource guide guide includes useful computer science, computing, and informatics related resources to help faculty and students find needed information.

Electronic Books

Search in various electronic book collections about topic related to biomedical engineering

Finding Articles

Try DragonSearch to find  peer reviewed research articles from scholarly journals. 

  • Use relevant research keywords related to your topic. 
  • For example, type ‘Generative AI' and click on Search.
  • Refine your search results by selecting options such as  'peer review' and 'Articles and more'.
  • Explore your results, find and access papers you need. 

Electronic Databases

Use databases below to find scholarly journal articles about the topic of your research project.

ACM Digital Library

The Full-Text Collection of all ACM publications, including journals, conference proceedings, technical magazines, newsletters and books.
Explore areas such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Natural language processingHuman Computer Interaction, and Security and Privacy. etc.

 

Patents

United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
The USPTO offers web access to bibliographic and full-text patent databases. These databases provide full-text of patents from 1976 to the present and full page images from 1790 to the present.

See 'General information concerning patents' and Patent FAQ

New to Patent Searching? See this important information about searching for patents:

How to Conduct a Preliminary U.S. Patent Search: A Step by Step Strategy - Web Based Tutorial (38 minutes)

Other patent sources: 

PATENTSCOPE:  Using PATENTSCOPE you can search 36 million patent documents including 2.2 million published international patent applications (PCT).

Fresh Patents
Provides access to the latest published US patent applications each week BEFORE the USPTO decision to
grant/deny.

pat2pdf.org
Given a patent number, pat2pdf.org will return a free, pdf formated version of the patent.

The Google Patent Search covers the entire collection of patents made available by the USPTO—from patents issued in the 1790s to present.

Technical Reports

What is a technical report? A technical report is a document that describes the process, progress, or results of technical or scientific research, or the state of a technical or scientific research problem.