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    Computer Science Site List

    The following are subject-oriented Web sites. These sites are good starting points for exploring Computer Science resources on the Internet.

    • Computer Science - A Guide to Web Resources
      An annotated collection of links arranged by category. Included are dictionaries, encyclopedias, electronic journals, algorithm collections, associations, organizations, societies, programming languages, courses, tutorials, employment, and much more.
      This website presents information on software products, technologies, and vendors. Search their database of full-text articles from 20 computer publications, including InfoWorld, Information Week, and DBMS.
    • Foldoc an Online Computing Dictionary
      A "searchable dictionary of acronyms, jargon, programming languages, tools, architecture, operating systems, networking, theory, conventions, standards, mathematics, telecoms, electronics, institutions, companies, projects, products, history, in fact anything to do with computing." Maintained by a software engineer.
    • How Stuff Works Computers
      Explains simply, with excellent diagrams or pictures, how computer hardware, software, peripherals and security work.
    • Internet Archive Wayback Machine
      This site provides snaphots of how Web sites looked at specific dates and times. After typing in a URL you can select from a calendar of pages captures.
      Connects you to U.S. Government computer and technology information.
      A major computer and online technology site with news, reviews, and resource collections

    Computer Science - Subject Directories

    These Internet resource directories are useful for exploring a subject to find out what's available on the Internet. Be sure to carefully evaluate what you find.

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    Cover Art
    Encyclopedia of computer science and technology - Harry Henderson
    Call Number: QA76.15 .H43 2009
    ISBN: 9780816063826


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