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How do I Find Conference Proceedings?

This guide provides information about conference proceedings and help for finding the resources you need.

What are Proceedings?

Conference proceedings are an important research source but they can also be hard to find. This guide provides information about conference proceedings and help for finding the resources you need.

 
What are Proceedings?
  • Proceedings are published collections of papers or abstracts presented by scholars and researchers at professional association conferences. 
  • Conference papers are a means of rapidly communicating new research to a wide audience prior to publication in a peer-reviewed journal.
  • Not all papers presented at a conference are published, or may only be published as abstracts.
  • Conferences may also called: meetings, congresses, symposia, seminars, workshops, or colloquia.

 

You can find conference proceedings in both our online databases and print collections.