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KEY RESOURCES AT A GLANCE

Journal articles
Use these online databases  to locate journal articles on your topic. These databases are best searched using keywords. Many articles in the databases are full-text. Use your Owl Link  name and password to access the online databases when off-campus.
    Academic OneFile
    Computer Database
    Computing
    ProQuest Central
E journals
   
ACM Queue
Web Sites
Computer Science
The History of Computing
Web Developer's Virtual Library

REFERENCE AND SUPPORTING INFORMATION

Definitions of Terms
Babel: A Glossary of Computer Oriented Abbreviations and Acronyms
Computer User High Tech Dictionary

Background Information
Consult encyclopedias to get an overview of a topic.
Print
   
Concise Encyclopedia of Computer Science Reference QA 76.15 .C654 2004
    Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology Reference QA 76.15 .H43 2003
Online: 
    Virus Encyclopedia
   
Whatis An encyclopedia of information technology

Books and Videos
Search by keywords, subject, title or author in the Online Catalog.
Tip: To do a subject search, use the Library of Congress subject heading computers.
Tip: Browse the shelves in the areas QA 76-QA 76.5 and TK 7885-7895 to look at many of the Library’s holdings that are available.

Associations and Organizations
ACM The First Society in Computing
Association for Women in Computing
IEEE Computer Society 

Writing and Citing
APA Style (Owl at Purdue)
MLA Style (Owl at Purdue)
Quick Research Library Tutorial-Your step by step directions to writing a research paper

Help with course assignments
Come to the Reference desk on the first floor of Prince George’s Community College Library or phone 301-322-0476.

Special Topic-Computer Pioneers
Biographies of Computer Pioneers

 

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