Computing Reviews

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Computing Reviews provides critical reviews by computing experts of books and papers in the computing field.

Users should not confuse Computing Reviews with ACM Guide to Computing Literature (The Guide). Items reviewed in Computing Reviews are a subset of the ACM Guide to Computing Literature, which seeks to be more comprehensive but only includes bibliographic information. ACM Guide to Computing Literature is available through ACM Digital Library, to which Rutgers Libraries also has a subscription.


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Dates covered

1974 - present.

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Computing Reviews covers books and journals. A list of periodicals reviewed in Computing Reviews can be found at

Type of coverage

Indexing with citations and full-text of reviews.

Print counterpart or
related resources

Computing Reviews

Producer/content provider

ACM and

Vendor/electronic presentation provider

Core Subject(s)