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Computer Science: Reference Books

Guide to resources in Computer Science at the University of Idaho Library.

Selected Reference Titles

Encyclopedias and other general reference titles are used to get an overview of a topic written by a specialist, find related terms that will apply to your topic, or identify other reliable resources from a bibliography.

Call numbers beginning with Ref are in the reference section and cannot be checked out.

Title/Description

Call #

A to Z of computer scientists

Ref QA76.2.A2H46 2003

A dictionary of computing, 6th ed.

Ref QA76.15.D526 2008; ebook

Encyclopedia of computer science and technology

Ref QA76.15.H43 2009

Encyclopedia of computers and computer history

Ref QA76.15.E53 2001

Facts on File dictionary of computer science

Ref QA76.15.F345 2006

Human-computer interaction handbook: fundamentals, evolving technologies, and emerging applications

Ref QA76.9.H85H8568 2008

Minoli-Cordovana’s authoritative computer & network security dictionary

Ref QA76.9.A25M583 2006