IEEE Computer Society Digital Library Databases
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IEEE Computer Society Digital Library database provides access to 20 IEEE Computer Society Digital Library Computer Society magazines and over 900 selected conference proceedings, which includes citations, abstracts, and full-text reproductions of select documents.
This database may be accessed from the Electronic Resources Section of the Alvin Sherman Library website.
Choose the Advanced Search mode, from the tabs at the top of the blue portion. (To choose one of the other search modes, move your mouse over the the tabs toward the top of the screen selecting Author, Proceedings, CS Store Search or Community search.)
Use the input box to begin your search
Search For: - type in a phrase or question
To construct an Advanced Search in IEEE Computer Society Digital Library
Search results will vary. If you get:
The Search Results screen displays items that matched your search terms. The Search Results shows
Your search results will not indicate if other databases contain the full-text of an article.
The information in the record, especially the title of the item and the summary, if available, will help you determine if you need the item.
To view the article or abstract select the appropriate link:
For articles available in PDF format, Adobe Acrobat Reader software must be installed on the computer to view the document. Acrobat Reader allows the article to be viewed and printed exactly as it appeared in the original publication. This is free software, but is unsupported by NSU. It can be downloaded at www.adobe.com.
Managing Search Results
Databases typically allow you to manage your search results by utilizing the option below:
Not all search management features are available in all databases.
The “marking” feature is not available within this database.
To print an article, after it is displayed:
Emailing an article is not provided as an option in this database.
However, if you would like to email an article to yourself from this database it is possible to open in an additional browser window. Then open an email program of your choice. Compose a message to yourself. Copy and paste the text of the article into your email message. By sending it to yourself or saving the message as a draft, you will then have a copy in your inbox.
Use your complete email address and include an optional note about what you are sending in the comment box.
To save a record
Use advanced search features to modify a search to obtain more successful search results. You can combine advanced search features to modify and improve your search. Advanced search features often include:
Phrase or proximity searching
In IEEE Computer Society Digital Library, there are two ways to search for an exact phrase
Field searching is available for this database. To field search, from the Advanced Search screen:
To limit a search to specific years
To specify a document type:
Plurals and truncation are replaced with the "Fuzzy Match" option
from the main Advanced Search screen radio buttons.