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Databases

Find articles relevant to your subject by searching databases.

Look at the guides to get the most from each database.

These databases are available for use by Leeds staff and students both on and off-site within the terms of the license agreements. Off-site users will need to login using their Leeds username and password.

Key databases

ACM

ACM Digital Library lets you search through all the journals and proceedings published by the Association for Computer Machinery from the 1960s onwards. The database allows access to full text of journals, conference proceedings, technical magazines and newsletters. You are able to browse or do an advanced search.

Guide to using ACM

IEEE Xplore

Over 4 million records covering electrical engineering, computer science and electronics. A full-text database from the IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology - UK, formerly IEE) and the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - US). Contains PDFs of all their journals, standards and conference proceedings in PDF. It includes access to the full text of IEEE content published since 1988 with select content published since 1872.

Scopus

Scopus is a large abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature from more than 18,500 journals and quality web sources, with smart tools to track, analyse and visualize research. Coverage starts from 1823.

Guide to using Scopus

Web of Science

Search for journal articles using three databases; Science Citation Index, Social Science Citation Index and Arts and Humanities Citation Index. A current awareness service provides citation alerts for newly added journal articles. Each database is updated weekly.

Guide to using Web of Science