Why use a journal article?
Journals provide important sources of academic information. You can search for journal articles using the Articles search in Primo.
Academic journals contain the most up-to-date research in your area of study, some of which are listed here. More can be found through Primo, the library catalogue
Keep up to date with the latest news by reading the current printed science periodicals / journals. You can find them in the Physical Sciences Library. Many journals are available online too via Primo.
Aberystwyth Univeristy libraries subscribes to a wide range of e-journals.
Further information on electronic resources can be found here.
Visit the e-journals FAQs for additional information.
"The IEEE Computer Society is the world's leading membership organization dedicated to computer science and technology. The Digital Library holds more than 550,000 articles and papers on computer science and technology."
This is a research, discovery and networking site and provides access to the full-text collection of all ACM publications, and access to a bibliographic database focussing exclusively on computing.
"A digital library and search engine that has focused primarily on the literature in computer and information science. CiteSeerx aims to improve the dissemination of scientific literature and to provide improvements in functionality, usability, availability, cost, comprehensiveness, efficiency, and timeliness in the access of scientific and scholarly knowledge."
Lecture Notes in Computer Science
"On these pages you will find helpful resources, support and advice on how to publish in LNCS, including open access options. You can search and explore LNCS content - with more than 10,000 (e)Books published to date - by year, forthcoming proceedings, LNCS state-of-art surveys, tutorials, topical sublibraries, and more".
The Chartered Institute of IT website. Facilitiates exchange of knowledge and ideas. Supports practitioners through practical support and information sreivces. Establishes code of conduct, skills frameworks. Also a global awarding body for IT.
Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures (NIST)
"This is a dictionary of algorithms, algorithmic techniques, data structures, archetypal problems, and related definitions. Algorithms include common functions, such as Ackermann's function. Problems include traveling salesman and Byzantine generals. Some entries have links to implementations and more information.
A full list of databases that Aberystwyth University provides can be found here
The Document Supply Service allows registered users to request items which are not available in the University Library. We can support staff and students with research and learning by locating and supplying books, chapters, and articles held by other libraries. Information Services will cover the costs of the allocation for the different user groups in all academic departments, subject to available funds.
Click here for further information and to see how many free requests you can order.
American Chemical Society (ACS) Journals Search
American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Journals
Cambridge Core (Journals and Books)
Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
Highwire Press (free papers)
Highwire Press (all titles browse)
PLoS Public Library of Science Journals
ScienceDirect - Elsevier Journals
If you wish to gain access to e-resources off-campus, you do not need to install VPN; these can be accessed using the browser based Primo VPN.
You will need to:
You will then have off-campus access to the majority of AU-subscribed electronic information resources and their full text. If you close your browser you will need to login again.
For further information on accessing e-resources off-campus see FAQ 163