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IEEE Xplore

Posted: Dec 16, 2010

Database Description
The core collection of electrical, engineering, and computing publications in the world, providing access to over 100 IEEE Society-sponsored transactions, journals and magazines covering every aspect of electrical and computer science, and approximately 130 IEEE-sponsored conference proceedings.

Coverage
1998 to present. HTML or PDF format.

Printing
You need to be signed on to RCS to print to a network printer. If you plan to print, be sure to sign on to RCS before you access this database through Netscape. Some items from this database may require additional time and paper for printing.


Conduct a basic search:
  • Select the BASIC SEARCH button.
  • Enter keywords or phrases in the text boxes.
  • Select the fields to search for each keyword.
  • Select search operators.
  • Refine your search results by selecting Search Options.
  • Conduct your search by clicking the SEARCH button.
  • Click on the Help tab at the top of the page, or the "Search Examples" link for additional assistance.
Quick Find a Journal and Article:
  • Select JOURNALS AND MAGAZINES..
  • Enter a keyword in the filter box, or scroll the list to select the title of interest.

    (IEEE Transactions are filed by the first word of the subject or discipline of the journal.)

  • Click on the title to show the available years.*
  • Click on the year to show available issues.*
  • Click on the issue of interest.
  • View the title's Table of Contents. Click on ABSTRACTS or FULL-TEXT.
  • Click on the Help tab at the top of the page for additional assistance.


  • *Enter a keyword in the search box to search Abstract records of this title.

Quick Find a Conference:
  • Select Conference Proceedings.
  • Enter a keyword in the filter box, or scroll the list to select the title of interest. (IEEE Conferences are filed by the first word of the subject or discipline of the conference.)
  • Click on the title to show the conference.*
  • Click on the date to display the table of contents.*
  • View the title's Table of Contents. Click on Abstract or FULL_TEXT.
  • Click on the Help tab at the top of the page for additional assistance.
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    *Enter a keyword in the search box to search Abstract records of this title.


Quick Find an Author: (Use cautiously. The database contains over 50,000 authors.)
  • Click on the BY AUTHOR button in the Search Menu.
  • Enter a last name in the filter box to locate articles by the author of interest.
  • Unsure of exact spelling? Click on a letter of the alphabet to display a list of names beginning with that letter.
  • Scroll down to the author of interest.
  • Select that author's name to view IEEE published work.
  • Click on the Help tab at the top of the page for additional assistance.

Conduct an Advanced Search:
  • Select the ADVANCED SEARCH button.
  • Type in a keyword or phrase (use Boolean logic to combine terms).
  • Refine your search by making selections from the SEARCH OPTIONS box.
  • Conduct the search by clicking the START SEARCH button.
  • Click on the Help tab at the top of the page, or the "Search Examples" link for additional assistance.
  • Additional information about Boolean search operators and field descriptors is available by clicking their respective "More" links below the search box.

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