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Computer Information Systems: Reference

Use the following guide to locate print and electronic resources in computers, computer science, and other computer information systems related topics at the College of St. Scholastica Library.

Reference Collection

CSS Reference CollecitonThe CSS Reference Collection includes useful encyclopedias, statistics, handbooks, and subject dictionaries all which help you decide on a topic, narrow it, and begin researching it.

Now they are even easier to use as you can search online for them using Reference Universe or through our other online encyclopedia collections especially Credo. You can also use our SCANNX to scan the articles from books here in print and then email or print them or even zap them to your smart phone!

Since the online collections and titles are limited to the CSS population, you will need to login to these reference collections using your Novell user name and password. This is the same user name and password that is used to login to the CSS email, Blackboard courses, or COR.

How to Cite an Encyclopedia Article

Encyclopedias on Computer Science & Technology

Electronic Encyclopedia Collections

Reference Universe

Search the CSS Library's reference collection for your topic by using Reference Universe.

This database will direct you to articles within the encyclopedias and other reference sources in the print collection at CSS, as well  our online reference collections.

Instructions on how to use Reference Universe

Links to Online Reference Works

Instructions for Electronic Encyclopedia Collections - PDFs