Science Journals contains full text and citations in general science. Subjects include: Physics, Engineering, Astronomy, Biology, Earth Science, and Chemistry. Includes: charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical elements. Contains images. Coverage: 1986 - Present. Updated: Regularly.
Computing contains scholarly and trade publications as well as consumer titles on topics that include: Artificial intelligence, computer games, computer graphics, computer networks, computer programming, computer security, computer systems, database management, electronic data processing, hardware, information science and information theory, and software. Coverage: 1990 - Present. Updated: Regularly.
Google Scholar searches across many disciplines and sources. Subjects include: Physics, engineering, social science, business, biology, chemistry, medicine. Source types include: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations. Specify Fairfield University (via Scholar Settings) for enhanced access to our library resources. Updated: Regularly.
Patent Information Sources
Patents can be another source of research for your literature review. A patent search can identify specific technological advances and inventions in the area of your topic. Citations provided in patents can lead you to additional articles for your for your literature review. The United States Patent and Trademark Office and Google Patents are two tools you can use for patent searching.