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Computer Science: Library Intro

Last Updated: Dec 21, 2023 12:31 PM

Explore the library services available to you with the links below.

New to the UB Libraries? Start at the main page

Video demonstrations (total together= 29 minutes):

1. Libraries Menu 

2. Reserve a Room, Chat, My Account and other services  

3. Finding Good Stuff (Articles)  

4. Book/ Ebook Search

5. Delivery+  

6. ACM Digital LibraryIEEE Xplore and SIAM Journals Database Searches

7. Self Checkout or use the phone app


Useful webpages:

How to search the library catalog and the introductory One Stop Guide 

Librarians are always available around the clock to chat with you! Use the website chat or text us at sms:+17163040002

To request an item not held by the library, send a request via Delivery+, it's free! 

If you find too many results using the Everything search try repeating your search within a computer science focused database. This will return results that are within the topic areas of computer science and engineering/technology. Check out the list of databases and a video about ACM Digital Library and IEEE Xplore.

Ebook devices & downloading guide

How to read the call number on the spine of a book 

If patents are needed for a special project, see the video tutorial.

Tutoring assistance is available. 

Finding full text of an article (guide)

Citing sources guide

Most study areas in the libraries allow low volume talking but some specific library areas are designated silent study for those students who want that.


By: Jill Hackenberg

Computer Science Librarian

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Jill Hackenberg
117 Lockwood Library
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260