Computer science

Providing access to quality Computer science resources and subject support.

Databases View more

Here are the key databases/online resources to start finding information in your subject area. Click on 'View more' to go to the full listing for the Library, and use the filters to find more for this subject and others.

Springer link

Access to the Springer e-journal and e-book collection.

To log in please click on the Access via your Institution link, enter Loughborough University, then log in with your usual University username and password.


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Books E-books Catalogue

You can access books and e-books via the Catalogue (also known as Library Catalogue Plus) to search for and check their availability. The Catalogue also provides links to e-books and displays the shelf marks of physical books in the Library. We have detailed the shelf marks of the most popular topics below (the level is for the Library in Loughborough).

Subject / title Pilkington level Shelfmark
Algorithms 2 005.1
Artificial intelligence 2 006.3
Computer graphics 2 006.6
Computer science 2 004
Computer systems 2 004.22
Cryptography 2 005.82
Database systems 2 005.74
Information systems 1 658.4038
Operating systems 1 005.43
Programming 2 005.262
Robotics 1 629.892
Security systems 2 005.8
Software engineering 2 005.1

Videos View more

Use the videos to learn more about some resources or finding information.

Frequently asked questions View more

Here are some of the most popular questions asked by students in this subject. If you have a different question, check 'View more' or ask your Academic Librarian.

How do I access resources off-campus?

You need to search via the VPN and multi-factor authentication (MFA) when you are off campus, this link will show you how to download this onto your device.

How do I reference correctly for my school or department?

For referencing and bibliographies use Cite Them Right Harvard. You can also contact your Academic Librarian

How do I reference computer code?

Check out this guide here.

Does the Library provide learning support?

The Library offers a variety of ways to support your studies including specialist help from Academic Librarians and online research skills resources including the Academic Research Kit tutorials (ARK). The Academic Language Support Service (ALSS) and the Library have also created a Learn module that supports Study Skills.