The title pretty much says it all. I am looking for references (lecture notes, books, readable articles, suggestions), preferably example laden, that explain how to compute the rational cohomology of a smooth toric variety. I am particularly interested in methods for doing this when the variety is not compact. Implicit here is the assumption that this can be done in a practical way (please correct me if I am wrong, I do not know much about the subject).

**Some background:** I have a bunch of varieties whose cohomology I would really like to compute. I have reasonably explicit descriptions of these varieties as subsets of $\mathbb{C}^n$. These descriptions are along the lines of (but more involved) the variety in this question:

A cohomology computation request.

I realized earlier today that my varieties are toric, and I am hoping this observation will be the answer to my prayers.

If it helps, I can compute the equivariant cohomology of of my varieties (mainly because the Hodge structure on it is pure), but I am presuming this doesn't really completely determine the ordinary cohomology (apart from Hodge-Euler polynomials etc.).