Interested in computer science? Want to know how computing is changing the world? Just looking to geek out and read about neat things like wearable computers, computer science in service of democracy, or developments in artificial intelligence in gaming ?

Kirkwood Library Services is pleased to announce we now subscribe to the Association of Computing Machinery’s (ACM) Digital Library.


Some articles that may interest you, dear reader:

•    Broadening participation: a community college strategy
•    Findings from the NSF-ACM strategic summit on computing education in community colleges
•    Impact of student training on the perceived ease of use and ease of navigation of a learning management system
•    OpenCourseWare: open sharing of course content and design
•    Creating virtual collections in digital libraries: benefits and implementation issues

Access is available for all current Kirkwood students, faculty, staff both on campus or at home – as always, if you’re off campus just log in with your K number and EagleNet password.

Curious about ACM?  “ACM, the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society, delivers resources that advance computing as a science and a profession. ACM provides the computing field’s premier Digital Library and serves its members and the computing profession with leading-edge publications, conferences, and career resources.” (from

As always, please let your Kirkwood Librarians know what you think of this resource and if we can help you in any way – we’ll show you how to use this database, come to your class and provide tailored instruction,  helping craft research assignments, or assist instructors in designing information literacy-related course objectives.

Until then, enjoy geeking out!