CIS 6261: Information Technology for Managers
Books to Check Out
Search the catalog for books (either physical or online) that can be checked out.
Additionally, here are a few searches to get you started.
Citing Your Resources
Doing ethical research means citing sources. Here are some sources to help you cite properly and to avoid the problem of plagiarism.
- Tips on avoiding plagiarism
Turnitin is a service that faculty and students use to detect and avoid plagiarism in their writing.
NoodleBib is an online resource that will help you format MLA, APA, Chicago/Turabian bibliographies, exporting them directly to your word processing program.
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Dictionary of Communications Technology: Terms, Definitions and Abbreviations
“An invaluable one-stop reference for IS professionals, consultants and engineers. Wider ranging than a conventional dictionary, it enables you to check exact specifications, definitions, characteristics, options, relay diagrams, paths, alignments, sources, codes, events, tables, sequences, tradenames, methods, and numerous other vital facts that can spell disaster if misinterpreted or incorrectly specified.”
Dictionary of Information and Library Management
This comprehensive dictionary covers all aspects of information and knowledge management. Designed to equip the information management student with core industry terminology, this fully revised edition includes many terms connected with information management and electronic knowledge management.
Encyclopedia of Computer Science
This encyclopedia is the definitive resource for computer science and technology. It covers every major aspect of the field from artificial life to computer ethics, mobile computing to quantum computing, safety, privacy, and more. It includes an historical timeline that highlights the key breakthroughs in computer science and technology. Articles are written by experts in the field.
Using databases to find appropriate articles can be difficult. The two databases below focus on business and on information technology. Try your topics in both. They may not have full text for the article you need, but there are ways to get to the full text in other sources the library has.
Finding Full Text
- Getting the Full Text
Brief overview of how full text may be identified in a database.
- Using FT Options at Dowling
Brief video demonstrating the use of FT Options at Dowling.
If you use web searching in your research, then try out:
- Microsoft Academic Search
This search is limited to computer science sources and will feature links to documents that are freely available on the web. Surprisingly good and easy to use.
- Google Scholar
Make sure to take advantage of the advanced search features to be able to limit by date and limit by subject area.
If you want to try and search individual periodicals, you may wish to look at the following:
- Information technology for development
- Information Technology Journal
- Information Technology Newsweekly
- Information technology, learning, and performance journal
- International Journal of Computer Science & Information Technology
- International Journal of Hybrid Information Technology
- International Journal of Information Technology
- International Journal of Managing Information Technology
- Journal of Advances in Information Technology
- Journal of Computing and Information Technology
- Journal of computer information systems
- Journal of Research and Practice in Information Technology
- Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology
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