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Computer Science Technology Reference Guide


LCC Browsing Areas:


  • Q - Science
    • QA 76 – Computer Science
    • QA 76.7-.73 – Programming Languages
  • H – Social Sciences
    • HD 30.2-30.213 – Management Information Systems
    • HF 5001-6182 – Business administration
    • HF 5548.1-5548.6 – Electronic Data Processing
    • HF 5601-5689 – Accounting
  • T- Technology
    • TA 147 – Computer-aided Design
    • TK 5101-6720 – Telecommunications, Internet
    • TK 7018-8360 – Electronics
    • TK 7885-7895 – Computer engineering


OUC In-House Reference Resources:


  • Computer Security Sourcebook QA76.9.A25 C658 2003
  • Illustrated Chronology and Index  - QA76.17 .I35 1989
  • Network Protocols Handbook, 2nd ed. - TK 5105.55.N476 2005
  • Accounting Reference Desktop - HF5657.4 .B7195 2002 (also available online)


Electronic Books (available through ALICE.  Search by title or author):



OUC In-House Print Journals:


  • Journal of Studies in Technical Careers
  • PC/Computing
  • Tech Trends
  • Technology


Online Databases:


“Indexes nearly 11,000 scholarly and other publications covering various academic areas of study.”  Some full-text

“Indexes articles and citations from over 5300 international scientific journals.”  Some full-text   

  • INSPEC – “Indexes articles, proceedings, books, and reports in physics, electrical engineering, electronics, communications, control engineering, computers and computing, and information technology beginning in 1969.”
  • Computers & Applied Sciences Complete (CASC) -  “Article database covering "the applied sciences, representing knowledge on traditional engineering challenges and providing material for research concerning the business and social implications of new technology." Some full-text   
  • arXiv.org e-Print archive -  “A fully automated electronic full-text archive and distribution server for research papers.”  Full-text
  • ACM Portal to Computing Literature – “Index more than 400,000 bibliographic items (book and periodical listings, as well as doctoral and master's theses and technical reports) dating back to 1985.” Full-text


Useful Websites:


  • Webopedia

(http://webopedia.internet.com//) -  A “free online dictionary for words, phrases and abbreviations that are related to computer and Internet technology.”  Good for basic research.

(http://www.cnet.com/)  “News, product reviews, and price comparisons on computers and other high tech equipment.”