Research Guide: Technology

Background Information

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  • Dictionary of Information Science and Technology
  • REF T 58.5 D 499 2007
  • Encyclopedia of 20th Century Technology
  • REF T 9. E 462 2005
  • Handbooks and Tables in Science & Technology
  • REF Q 199. P 68 1994
  • McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology
  • REF Q 121. M 3 2007
  • Science, Technology, & Society
  • REF Q 124.8 E 53 2008

Journal Articles

Academic Search Premier

Academic Search Premier is a great place to look for articles on any topic.

Applied Science and Technology

This general science and technology database can be used to locate thousands of articles on computer hardware and software, programming, and other related topics.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

The DOAJ is a source of free open access articles on a wide variety of topics.

IEEE Xplore Digital Library

The IEEE's digital library can be used to locate articles on topics as diverse as computer programming, robotics, advanced technology, mathematics, and more.

Safari eBooks

Safari eBooks is an online library of computer science and technology books. It includes the O'Reilly Guides and other how-to programming and computer science guides.

Web Resources searches over 36 databases and 1,850 selected websites, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information, including research and development results.


An exhaustive general encyclopedia that includes links to other relevant resources. Content may be edited or added to by users. Inappropriate changes are usually removed quickly making it more reliable than many such web encyclopedias.

Wolfram Alpha

This new search engine can be used to find the answers to factual questions and can solve mathematical and engineering problems, look up materials and chemical properties, and much more.

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