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The IEEE Computer Society Computer Science (CS) Digital Library contains digital articles, transactions, letters, and proceedings related to a wide range of computer science topics. The CS Digital Library is maintained by the IEEE Computer Society, an organization for computing professionals.[1] Access to the CS Digital Library can be added to the IEEE Computer Society Membership for a fee, and IEEE student members receive free access to the Library.[2] Libraries and institutions can also subscribe to the CS Digital Library.[3] Non-members can search the site for free, view abstracts and tables of contents, and choose to purchase individual articles and papers.[4]


The CS Digital Library provides access to 27 Computer Society managzines and more than 4,100 conference publications.[3] Through the home page, users can navigate this content through a variety of methods:

  • Browse by subject
  • Quick Search in Magazines (or browse by year through magazine titles)
  • Quick Search in Transactions (or browse through transaction collections)
  • Quick Search in Letters
  • Quick Search in Proceedings (or browse through alphabet by conference acronym)

Users can also select from four search forms:

  • Simple search - Keyword search in field or full-text.
  • Advanced Search - Search through a variety of fields and limit by document type and date range.
  • Author Search - Search for an author name and find all documents by that author.
  • Proceedings Search - Search in fields or full-text in Proceedings only, and users can limit results by date range.

Users can also subscribe to RSS feeds that provide abstracts from new content in IEEE magazines, transaction collections, and letters.[5]


  1. "IEEE Computer Society." website, Accessed September 20, 2011.
  2. "Subscribe." website, Accessed September 20, 2011.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Information about the CS Digital Library." website, Accessed September 20, 2011.
  4. "CS Digital Library." website, Accessed September 20, 2011.
  5. "IEEE Computer Society Digital Library RSS Feeds." website, Accessed September 20, 2011.

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