This guide will give you an introduction to finding information on cloud computing. You can use it to:
The books in the library are organised first by number and then alphabetically by author's surname. Each book number corresponds to a subject area. Use the Library Catalogue to search for books from your reading lists and course material. If you need help using the Library Catalogue, take a look at our Finding Books guide.
Remember to consult your reading lists and course material for more detail on your recommended texts. To help you get started the numbers below may be helpful for finding books. You can take a look at the Library Map to see where the subject areas are located in the library
Cloud Computing Subject Areas:
|006.3 / 006.312||Data Mining|
|658.4038||Business Information Systems / Management Information Systems|
|808.0666||Research in Computing|
You can also access some relevant material by using the eBooks available through the library. You can access our main ebook databases here.
Recommended Cloud Computing eBooks:
|Marinescu, D. C. (2018) Cloud computing: Theory and practice. 2nd edn. Science Direct.|
*Note: To access Marinescu go to A-Z of databases on the library website, open Science Direct, and search for Marinescu. You will be able to download a pdf of each chapter.
|Hwang, K., Fox, G. C., and Dongarra, J. J. (2013) Distributed and cloud computing: From parallel processing to the internet of things. O'Reilly.||Zobel, J. (2014) Writing for computer science. 3rd edn. VLeBooks.|
In order to access journal articles and other online material for your subject area, you can consult the recommended databases that are relevant to your particular subject area individually and are displayed below. For a full list of databases NCI Library subscribes to, go to A-Z Databases on the library webpage.
Recommended Cloud Computing Databases:
|Database & Subject Areas||Access Through|
ACM Digital Library
A-Z Databases (on campus only)
Business Source Ultimate
|Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Subject Areas: Computing
|ProQuest Business Premium Collection
Includes access to the Economist and the Wall Street Journal
Subject Areas: Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing
|SAGE Research Methods
Over 800 books, reference works, journal articles and videos from SAGE’s research methods list.
Abstract & citation database of peer-reviewed literature review
Recommended Cloud Computing Journals:
|Computer Fraud & Security (Database: ScienceDirect)|
|Computers & Security (Database: ScienceDirect)|
|Future Generation Computer Systems (Database: ScienceDirect)|
|IEEE Transactions on Parallel & Distributed Systems (Database: IEEE Xplore)|
|Journal of Cloud Computing (Open Access: SpringerOpen)|
|Journal of Computer & System Sciences (Database: ScienceDirect)|
|Journal of Computer Security (Database: Business Source Ultimate / Academic Search Complete)|
|Journal of Information Security & Applications (Database: ScienceDirect)|
|Journal of Parallel & Distributed Computing (Database: ScienceDirect)|
|Service-Oriented Computing & Applications (SOCA) (Database: IEEE Xplore)|
In addition to using the college resources, your reading lists also recommend consulting a number of external sites. Below is a selection of some recommended websites.
Recommended Cloud Computing External Websites:
|Cloud Security Alliance||https://cloudsecurityalliance.org/|
|Microsoft Developer Network||https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us|
|National Institute of Standards and Technology||https://csrc.nist.gov/|
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