New database: IEEE Xplore


If you want to stay abreast of new technologies or have a particular veneration for IT technology, check out our brand new database acquisition IEEE Xplore. It might just be your new best friend.



Advancing technology for humanity! This is a tagline from the IEEE Xplore database. A digital library focused on scientific and technical advances. 

IEEE Xplore digital library is a powerful resource for discovery of scientific and technical content published by the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and its publishing partners. It provides access to contents from IEEE journals, magazines, conference proceedings, and standards. 

IEEE Xplore provides web access to more than five million full-text documents from some of the world's most highly-cited publications in electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics. Topics include IT technology, energy, transportation, electronics, and related disciplines. 

For inspiration, the most popular searches in IEEE Xplore at the moment are:

  • Machine Learning
  • IoT
  • Data Mining 
  • Cloud Computing
  • Deep Learning
  • Blockchain
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Big Data

The content in IEEE Xplore comprises:

  • 200+ journals
  • 3+ million conference papers
  • 10,000+ technical standards
  • 5,000+ books
  • Hundreds of course hours

When you search
IEEE Xplore is a huge database (+5 million documents) and it is a good idea to use the drop-down menu to limit your searches to specific formats, e.g. books, conferences, courses, so as not to be overwhelmed.

You can also use the top menu to browse recent and popular publications.

The page was last edited by: CBS Library // 01/12/2021