Computers and Technology

Close up of a circuit board entitled "Computers and Technology Resource Guide"

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Computer Sciences, 2nd ed.
Encyclopedia of computer science concepts, history, and contributors in the field.

McGraw Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology
Electronic version of an authoritative science and technology encyclopedia set.

Safari Books Online (e-Books)
Search and read the full text of thousands of books in the Safari Tech Books collection about technology, career, and finance topics like running a photography business, developing iPhone apps, personal investing, and studying for the Project Management Professional exam. Technology professionals will find new titles from many of their favorite programming and software series like The Missing Manual, O'Reilly, Sams Teach Yourself, John Wiley & Sons, and Packt Publishing.

Recommended Free Websites:

Engadget
A prominent website focused on consumer electronics news.

How Stuff Works
Check out the computer and electronics sections of this site to learn more about common technologies.

Mashable
News source for digital culture, social media and technology

Mouse Aerobics
Monroe County library system offers a basic mousing tutorial for people new to computers.

NetLingo
Defines terms used in technology, business, and communication fields, including Internet acronyms and text messaging shorthand.

TechEncyclopedia
Detailed definitions of thousands of information technology terms.

See also (related content on FCPL.org):

Computer Classes at FCPL

Online Resources: Consumer

Wireless Internet Access at FCPL