Computer and Electronics Resource Guide



Page Contents:

Library Catalog
Databases and Journals

Journals Online  
Open CourseWare 
U.S. Government Resources 
Professional Organizations 
Stimulating Speakers (TED Talks)
TEL Tutor
   (Training on the Tennessee Electronic Library)
Web Resources
Other Libraries
Topic: College and Career Success 

Fountainhead Library Catalog of Print and Media Resources

Databases and Journals
  • AMSER Applied Math and Science Education Repository. Information and Security Technologies. 500+ articles in this topical area.

  • ARXIV  (ar-kive) Open access to more than 700,000 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics

  • Directory of Open Access Journals  Computer Science Journals  (over 300)

  • Google Scholar     Google Scholar    Caveat: Not all scholarly articles indexed in Google Scholar are free of charge, but some are.

  • Tennessee Electronic Library via GALE (TEL). Preferred access. A PASSWORD IS REQUIRED: Ask your instructor or the librarian. TEL Tutor (Help).  Provides more than 60 databases. Each database contains materials from hundreds or thousands of publications. For guidance on which databases will be of the most use to you, please see the Course Resources Page for your program or course. USAGE HINT. On the first page, toggle off the pre-selected databases and choose the one(s) that interest you.

  • TEL Alternative Access. THIS PATH VALIDATES YOUR LOCATION. Adds the following resources: WorldBook Encyclopedia; from ProQuest, HeritageQuest andThe Tennesseean; and several databases containing Tennessee primary sources, archives, and ancestry. It also provides a direct link intoThe Knoxville News Sentinel. USAGE HINT. Skip the search box on the first page. Instead, choose one of the links: Subject, All TEL Databases, or Advanced Search.

        Multi-Subject Databases Recommended

  • Academic OneFile
  • Expanded Academic ASAP
  • General OneFile

Subject-Oriented Databases Recommended

  • Computer Database** (IT)
  • General Business International
  • General Business OneFile
  • General Science Collection
  • Military & Intelligence Collection
  • Pop Culture Collection
  • Vocations, Careers, & Technical Education Collection
  • War & Terrorism Collection

News Databases Recommended
(For a fuller discussion of how to find newspapers etc.,
see News Access.)

  • InfoTrac Newsstand
  • National Newspaper Index
Journals Online

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

EC&M: Electrical Construction & Maintenance Magazine  Source for electrifcal professionals.   
EDN: Electronics Design, Strategy, News  Source for original equipment manufacturers' news.

Government Resources

Information Bridge / OSTI   Department of Energy Office of Scientific & Technical Information
Science and Engineering Statistics from the National Science Foundation  

Government Sites

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 

Open CourseWare (OCW)

Open CourseWare Consortium  Home Page. OCW Consortium offers a single-site access window into courseware uploaded from very many institutions of higher education, including some very high-quality ones, such as Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Univeristy of Michigan, University of Notre Dame, and University of California-Irvine and -Berkeley.

OCW COURSES. The site can be searched by any word or phrase; and additional paths of discovery are available. Try these search terms: computer programming, electronics, information technology.

Web Resources

  Articles, Data, and Various

Internet Archive, Computer and Technology  A wide range of computer and technology resources
CiteSeer   Scientific Literature Digital Library. Recommend using Advanced Search.
Components Locator   Global Electronic Components Datasheet Locator
Grok Science Radio Show  Radio/podcast shows on science and technology   
IEEE Digital Library
InfoMine   Physical Sciences, Engineering, Computing, and Math

  Stimulating Speakers (TED Talks)

Behind the Great Firewall of China: Internet Censorship, 2009-2012 

-- 55+ talks  
Gaming -- 24+ talks
Google -- 7+ tallks
Hacking -- 8+ talks
Interface Design -- 19+ talks
Internet -- 40+ talks
Open Source -- 24+ talks
Robots -- 32+ talks
Social Media -- 36+ talks
Software -- 19+ talks
Web -- 31+ talks

Professional Organizations

ACM   Association for Computing Machinery 
SIGSOFT   ACM’s special interest group on software engineering
ANSI   ANSI (American National Standards Institute)
CRA   Computing Research Association
IEEE   Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

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Updated: 09/22/2014

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