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Selected IT Magazines & Websites

The first four titles are also magazines that have content that may not be available on their websites. Use the Computers & Applied Sciences Complete database below to do a thorough search.

 

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Safari Books Online – a digital library of over 36,000 technology, digital media and business books and videos online.
SpringerLink – Large collection of e-books, e-journals, reference books. Includes some titles that are also in Safari Books Online.
Wiley Online Library – A broad collection of e-journals and e-books. Materials marked with an open lock icon are available to Miami users. Includes some titles that are also in Safari Books Online.

Article Databases

You’ll need to enter your Miami Unique ID & password to access these resources from off-campus.

  • Computer Source – Provides the latest information and current trends in information technology.
  • Computers & Applied Sciences Complete – Try this if you *only* want articles from computer science journals.
  • ACM Digital Library – The portal for journals published by the Association for Computing Machinery.   These articles tend to be highly technical and/or scholarly.

Use the “Find It” button yellow "Find It!" button to look for articles with no link to full-text!

Citing Sources

Many of the library databases will generate a citation for you automatically, but they aren’t always correct! Some common errors include all capital letters for the author’s name or source title and incorrect spacing.  Use these websites below for good examples of APA or MLA Style, plus help with citing the tough sources.

zoterobib – Free citation tool for APA and MLA Style
Purdue University Online Writing Lab – MLA style help
How do I Cite Resources? – links to helpful citation info from the Rentschler Library Website.
Tips on Avoiding Plagiarism – Academic integrity information, direct quotes, paraphrasing and when not to cite.

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