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Resources to support the Computer Science Program at KAUST

Off Campus Connect

For off-campus access to our licensed materials, start at the Library Homepage. Find your material using the catalog or the A-Z lists. Once you have clicked on the links you will be prompted with the proxy login screen. Login using either your Portal ID/pw or your Library account information.

For further assistance contact your Subject Specialist or library@kaust.edu.sa

For certain databases (SciFinder and Reaxys) you need to set up a Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection. Use the link below to download VPN software.

  • Download VPN ( Login under your Group with your Portal Credentials)

For further assistance with VPN contact ithelpdesk@kaust.edu.sa or call 910.

Computer Science Quotes

The function of good software is to make the complex appear to be simple – Grady Booch

You need to set up and organize so that you can do as many experiments per unit of time as possible. If doing an experiment costs $100 million and takes three years, well, you’re not going to be able to do very much innovation – Jeff Bezos (Amazon)

Computers are useless. They can only give you answers – Pablo Picasso

From WHIBB the tech channel "30+ Inspirational and Creative Tech Quotes by famous people"


Welcome

The purpose of this subject guide is to help you quickly locate the best resources for your research and to learn about resources you may not know about. Feedback and suggestions on how to make this site more useful to you are welcomed and encouraged.

KAUST has access to an incredible number of the top resources in the sciences—please make good use of them to further your research!

Crafting Your Research Future: A Guide to Successful Master's and Ph.D Degrees in Science & Engineering

What is it like to be a researcher or a scientist? How can graduate students and junior faculty members in universities identify good ideas for research? How do they conduct solid research to verify and realize their new ideas? How can they formulate their ideas and research results into high-quality articles, and publish them in highly competitive journals and conferences? What are effective ways to supervise graduate students so that they can establish themselves quickly in their research careers? In this book, Ling and Yang answer these questions in a step-by-step manner with specific and concrete examples from their first-hand research experience.

Table of Contents: Acknowledgments / Preface / Basics of Research / Goals of Ph.D. Research / Getting Started: Finding New Ideas and Organizing Your Plans / Conducting Solid Research / Writing and Publishing Papers / Misconceptions and Tips for Paper Writing / Writing and Defending a Ph.D. Thesis / Life After Ph.D. / Summary / References / Author Biographies

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