Database Research Resources

Web Sites

  • ACM SIGMOD, an association of database researchers.
  • ACM Digital Library, which offers ACM proceedings and journals electronically, though not for free.
  • DBLP, a rather complete bibilograph website for research of database and logic programming.
  • CiteSeer, a useful article searcher, and one can get the articles  in its document repository for free.

Journals and Conferences


  • Jeffrey D. Ullman: Principles of Database and Knowledge-Base Systems, Volume I, II. Computer Science Press 1988 1989
  • C. J. Date: Introduction To Database Systems, Volume I, 7th Edition. Addison-Wesley, 1999
  • Abraham Silberschatz, Henry F. Korth, S. Sudarshan: Database System Concepts, 3rd Edition. McGraw-Hill Book Company 1997
  • Michael Stonebraker, Joseph M. Hellerstein (Eds.): Readings in Database Systems, Third Edition. Morgan Kaufmann 1998

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Readings in Database Systems
Data Collection