Computer Science

Learning Resources


The Department of Computer Science is a member of the Microsoft Developer Network Academic Alliance (MSDNAA), giving students free access to all of the Microsoft operating system, server, and software development products. Students may download this software for installation on their own machines.

Visit the MSDN Academic Alliance Software Center to download software. You can request access to MSDNAA at in new window) and your access is valid for the current semester. Click on the MSDN Academic Alliance link. You must request access each semester.


Merium Library has a portal for computer science(opens in new window) where full text access is available for many professional books (Safari) and journal articles (IEEE Computer Society and others). In addition, there is a computer science subject librarian, Sarah Blakeslee, who can help you in your research and citation efforts.