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Internet Resources for Computer Science
Continuously updated information on technology topics such as mobile devices, computer hardware, programs, and more. Lots of downloadable information and software.
A nonprofit association with numerous resources addressing issues of the use of information technology in higher education.
A portal to information for professional electronics engineers.
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
The world's largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity.
Product reviews, news and opinions, downloads, and more.
The world's largest statistical portal focused on businesses, industries, and media. Also includes infographics and charts.
***Please make sure you do not pay for anything - just use free services.
More than 11,000 definitions of computer terms and concepts.
Information you need to better understand computers and how they work.
The Web Developer's Virtual Library
WWW Virtual Library - Electrical and Electronics Engineering
A portal to electrical engineering materials and information
WWW Virtual Library: Computing and Computer Science
Gateway to online computer science resources. Click on a topic such as artificial intelligence, computer-aided design, or digital rights management to view selected resources on that topic.
Ziff-Davis Publishing Company site. Good tutorials on searching the Web and creating Web pages, and extensive reviews of hardware and software.
Type your keywords into Google and add the site: command, leaving a space between your words and the command. This will allow you to limit your web search to a specific domain. Only one domain can be searched at a time.
Copy and paste a command below to give it a try:
Use the CRAAP Test to Evaluate Web Sources
This test takes you through a list of questions to help you evaluate the information you find. Keep in mind, the different quality measures will be more or less important depending on your situation or need.
Currency: How old is this information?
- When was the information published or posted?
- Has the information been revised or updated?
- Does your topic require current information?
- Are the links on the site functional?
Relevance: Does this information help me finish my assignment?
- Does the information relate to your topic or answer your question?
- Who is the intended audience?
- Is the information at an appropriate level (i.e. not too easy or advanced for your needs)?
- Have you looked at a variety of sources before determining this is the one you will use?
Authority: Is whoever created this an expert on the subject?
- Who is the author/publisher/source/sponsor?
- What are the author's credentials or organizational affiliations?
- Is the author qualified to write on the topic?
- Is there contact information, such as a publisher or email address?
- Does the URL (.edu/.gov/.com) reveal anything about the author or source?
Accuracy: How much can I trust this information?
- Where does the information come from?
- Is the information supported by evidence?
- Has the information been reviewed or verified by someone other than the author?
- Can you verify any of the information in another source or from personal knowledge?
- Are there spelling, grammar, or typing errors?
Purpose: Why was this information created?
- What is the purpose of the information? Is it to inform, teach, sell, entertain, persuade?
- Is the information factual, opinion, or propaganda?
- Does the point of view appear objective and impartial?
- Are there political, ideological, cultural, religious, institutional or personal biases?