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CS 5300: Graduate Student Professional Development

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Tricia Boucher
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Welcome to your CS 5300 Library Guide!

This guide is your portal to Alkek Library resources to help you in your studies, research, teaching, and professional development related to CS 5300.

  • Use the navigation to the left to get around the guide and find what you need.
  • Don't forget to scroll down each page to see all the helpful information!
  • The How to Research section has interactive tutorials for whenever you get stuck while researching.
  • And remember, your STEM librarians are here to help you! Just contact me below.

Useful Tools

Before you begin the search for literature to use in your lit review, take the time to learn about and utilize these technology tools that will help make conducting your literature review much smoother.

LibKey Nomad | CMU LibrariesLibKey Nomad

This is a browser extension - if you find an article on the web, it will bring you to the full-text through TXST Libraries.

BrowZine : Third Iron Support Browzine

This is a desktop and mobile app that lets you build a bookshelf of your favorite journals - and let you know when new articles are published.

File:Google Scholar logo.svg - Wikimedia Commons  Google Scholar

Use the above link to access the TXST instance of Google Scholar - find articles there, and get the full text through TXST Libraries.

Keeping up with your profession

Keeping up with your profession can be fun!

See what other scholars and professionals are doing. Check out these podcasts.