Conference proceedings are the published record of a conference. They include abstracts of presented papers and sometimes the entire text.

Conferences are often the first place researchers share their ideas and results so proceedings will include the latest original research.


  • Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

Many conference papers are freely available online. Others may be indexed in library databases or available in print in the library catalogue.