Western Libraries

ECE 4445 Introduction to Digital Image Processing

This page contains information and links to resources relevant to the ECE 4445 library instruction session.

  • Slides from the Librarian's (Dan's) presentation (the slides provide more details re. the items linked below)
  • Find books & eBooksusing:
  • Find scholarly journal articles and conference proceedings using:
    • Google Scholar - easy to use, multidisciplinary; not complete
    • IEEE Xplore - full text, publisher-specific database
    • SPIE Digital Library - full text, publisher-specific database
    • Inspec (Physics, IT, ECE; 1969-) and Compendex (all engineering; 1884-) - can search both at the same time; not fulltext databases
    • Scopus - track down highly cited articles
    • Web of Science (Science Citation Index Expanded) - track down highly cited articles
    • Click the Get it @ Western button to try to get fulltext online.
    • If Get it @ Western doesn't get you fulltext, search the library catalogue's holdings by Journal Title.
    • If the journal issue or conference proceeding isn't in the library catalogue, search for it on the web. You may be able to get it for free.
    • If all else fails, order the article through InterLibrary Loan (RACER) (free).
  • RefWorks (bibliographic citation management and bibliography generating software) | Write-N-Cite (plug-in for MS Word)