Computer Technology Resources

SELECTED RESOURCES FROM THE BFIT LIBRARY

LIBRARY DATABASES

Gale Powersearch
Contains many full-text articles from computer-related publications including: Computer & Software News, Computer Business Week, Computer Dealer, Computer Life and many others.

EBSCO Omnifile Full-Text Select
Also contains many articles from techology publications, most in full text, including: Computer Weekly, Computerworld, Wireless Week, and others.

BOOKS

eBooks

Computer: A History of the Information Machine. Martin Campbell-Kelly and William Aspray.
In EbscoE-Book collection.

Internet: A Historical Encyclopedia. Hilary Poole.
In EbscoE-Book collection.

Networking: A Beginner’s Guide. Bruce A. Hallberg.
In EbscoE-Book collection

Software Engineering. Christien Faulkner.
In Ebsco E-Book collection

Available in the Library

Operating Systems. H. M. Deitel, P. J. Deitel, and D. R. Choffnes
QA76.76.O63.D44/2004

Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet. AndrewBlum.
TK5105.875.I57.B58/2012

COMPUTER WEBSITES


General

Free Online Dictionary of Computing
A free, comprehensive, dictionary of computing terms including operating systems, languages, tools, etc.

PCWorld
A great source for current news and trends in computing.

Webopedia
A resource for looking up definitions of computer terms, such as IP address and proxy server. Published by Jupiter Web networks.

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
Responsible for developing web standards, the W3C website contains a wealth of internet information including discussion forums, code implementation information, information on open source software, code validation and tutorials.

Professional Organizations

Internet Society
"Provides leadership in addressing issues that confront the future of the Internet, and is the organization home for the groups responsible for Internet infrastructure standards, including the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and the Internet Architecture Board (IAB)." From the website.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers -- Computer Society
An international professional society for electrical, electronic and computer engineers.

Employment & Job Boards

ComputerJobs.com
Job board specifically for those looking for computer and technology positions

Dice.com
An employment website that specializes in technical positions.

Indeed.com
A conglomerate of newspaper employment listings, employment websites, and professional organizations.

Monster.com
One of the largest job sites on the web, Monster lists almost every type of job, including many techinical positions.

SELECTED COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY MAGAZINES

Available Online

Computer Technology Review
E-Journal in Gale Power Search: January 1999-Present.
Focuses on computer technology and recent developments within the computerindustry.

Computer Weekly
E-Journal in Gale Power Search: January 1990-Present.
Focuses on computer technology and recent developments within the computerindustry.

Computerworld
E-Journal in Gale power Search: September 1996-Present.
Focuses on computer technology and recent developments within the computerindustry.

Database and Network Journal
E-Journal in Gale Power Search: August 2000-March 14, 2012.
Focuses on computer technology and recent developments within the computerindustry.

PC World
E-Journal in EBSCO: September 1991-Present.
Published monthly. Focuses on computer technology and reviews of new products.

Technology Review
E-Journal in Gale Power Search: May 1998-Present.
Published monthly. Focuses on several different aspects of technology, including computer technology.

Wired
E-Journal in Gale Power Search: February 2008-Present.
Published monthly. Focuses on several different aspects of science andtechnology, including recent developments in the computer industry.

Available in the Library

IEEE Spectrum
In-Library: Last few issues only.
Published monthly. Focuses on recent developments within the computer industry,as well as electrical, electronic, and computer technology.

Machine Design
In-Library: Last few issues only.
Published biweekly. Focuses on mechanical technology and various othertechnologies, including computer, electrical and electronic.

Maximum PC
In-Library: Last few issues only.
Published monthly. Focuses on new developments within the computer industry andreviews of new products.