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Database Tutorials

This LibGuide contains step by step instructions for majority of research databases available in the Wolfgram collection.

About Computers & Applied Sciences Complete

Computers & Applied Sciences Complete is a comprehensive database of indexed and full-text content offers a vast knowledgebase pertaining to traditional computing and applied sciences challenges and resources. It is an outstanding source for content concerning the business and social implications of new technology.

Content Includes:

  • More than 620 active full-text journals and magazines
  • More than 480 active full-text peer-reviewed journals
  • More than 260 active full-text peer-reviewed journals with no embargo
  • More than 430 active full-text journals indexed in Web of Science or Scopus

Subjects Include:

  • Computer theory
  • Computer systems
  • Engineering disciplines
  • New technology
  • Social and professional context

Navigate to the Academic Search Premier Database

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  1. Enter your search terms / keywords. (To search for a phrase, put the words into quotation marks).
  2. The Search Modes and Expanders section provides options that broaden your search results. Use these sparingly, as you broaden your search the number of results might become overwhelming, or they might be too vague. Best utilized in the beginning stages of research, for example, when trying to decide on a research topic and you want to know what resources/items/materials are available. 


Computers and Applied Sciences Complete Search Screen

  1. Limit your search results:
    • Document type: looking for materials in a specific format? Choose from Abstract, Article, Book, Chapter, & more.
    • Full Text: Check this box to limit results to include only materials available in Full Text. Helpful when doing last-minute research and you don't have time to wait for interlibrary loan requests. This limiter may drastically reduce the number search results.
    • Scholarly (peer-reviewed) Journals: Check this box to ensure your search results only include items from scholarly journals. This eliminates the popular magazines and newspapers.
    • Publication Date: Only want resources published after 2015? This is where you make that happen!
    • Publication Type: Academic Journal, Periodical, Reference Book, etc...
  2. Click "Search"

Computers and Applied Sciences Complete Search Screen Search Limiters


Results List

View the search results and note the variety of journals represented and the topics related to robotics AND disabilities that are covered in this search.

From the results page you are able to:

  • View the basic bibliographic information for the article (Title, author, journal title, date, page numbers, etc.)
  • Link to the full text of the article via PDF Full Text, HTML Full Text, or Full Text Finder.
  • Link to PlumXMetrics to see how others have cited, used, or shared this information. 


Computers and Applied Sciences Complete Results List

Article Details

The Detailed Record

Accessing the electronic versions of articles through our online databases, offers you additional features and functionality that is not available in print, such as:

  • Links to the full text of the article.
  • An abstract.
  • Links to additional author(s) work
  • Direct links to additional journal issues/volumes
  • Content links to navigate to specific sections/topics within the article
  • Hyperlinked search terms to broaden or narrow your search
  • Links to export the article to GoogleDrive or a citation manangement tool (such as RefWorks or Zotero), download the article, or generate a citation.

Computers and Applied Sciences Complete Detailed Record