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Information Technology

This guide is a starting point for all students majoring in or taking classes within the school of Information Technology. You can get research help with all aspects of your projects and research.

What's in this Guide

This Information Technology guide can help you with getting started with the research process, identifying databases specific to the Information Technology field, learning techniques for finding subject specific sources, and finding links to a course specific guides.  On this guide you will find several pages with information that you may find useful in your research and studies.

  • Getting Started: On this page will find information on the structure of the guide and where to find various kinds of information within this guide.
  • Recommended Resources: On this page you will find links to databases and other resources that you will find useful to your research and studies in Information Technology as well as a document that translates American English library terms into other languages.
  • Databases: Some assignments ask you to use peer-reviewed or scholarly journal articles for your research.  This page will help you find such sources to use in your research projects.
  • Books/eBooks: Some assignments as you to use books in your research.  Alternatively you may want to use reference books to assist you in understanding terms or concepts used in the area of Information Technology.  This page will help you find such resources to assist you.
  • Using I-Share: This page will help you use I-Share to easily request books available from other libraries in Illinois that can be delivered to Milner for you to check out and use.
  • Placing an Interlibrary Loan Request: This page will help you place requests for articles and books not available at Milner or through I-Share so you can get access to those resources to continue your research.
  • How to: On this page you will find assistance in learning how to begin your research, search for resources, evaluating those sources, and how to cite your sources and format your writing.
  • Useful Links: On this page you will find links to information about relevant Information Technology standards and certifications that will help you prepare for your career.
  • Professional Organizations: This page offers links to professional organizations in the field that you may want to pursue membership in in order to help you network, find employment, or obtain certifications.
  • APA Style: On this page you will find links sources to help you format and cite your research in APA style.

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