ACM Guide to Computing Literature

Extensive database of references to information technology literature.

ACM Guide to Computing Literature contents

ACM Guide to Computing Literature is a bibliographical database of references to articles, books, conference papers, etc. in IT technology. The database provides you with a general idea of the subject field. Full text access is not available for all references.

ACM Guide to Computing Literature has a wider scope than ACM Digital Library which only comprises parts of the content.

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ACM Guide to Computing Literature facts

Coverage More than 1,2 million references
Period 1950-
Provider ACM - Association of Computing Machinery




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