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Computer Science

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Online Dictionaries and more

Find abbreviations, acronyms, terms, and definitions in the following online resources.

Handbooks and more in the Library

Reference Books
The following books are useful for providing brief, introductory information on a given topic.  Dictionaries provide definitions of terms and phrases, encyclopedias summarize topical areas, handbooks are ready-reference sources of established knowledge, often specific to a discipline, and tables are compilations of data.  Most of these books are located in the library (many in the reference collection) but there are some that are online (designated by "online" in the Call Number field). 

More Reference Books

These encyclopedias cover a broad range of topics, including those of interest to computer science.  If you are looking for introductory information on a topic, in addition to the titles in the box to the right that are specific to your discipline, try these: