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Professional Associations, Organizations

ACM: Association for Computing Machinery
"ACM brings together computing educators, researchers, and professionals to inspire dialogue, share resources, and address the field's challenges."  [9/16]
A non-profit trade association, CompTIA is the voice of the world’s information technology (IT) industry.  [9/16]
Database of Free Online Computer Science and Programming Books, Textbooks, and Lecture Notes. [9/16]
IEEE Computer Society
"The IEEE Computer Society is the world's leading membership organization dedicated to computer science and technology. Serving more than 60,000 members, the IEEE Computer Society is the trusted information, networking, and career-development source for a global community of technology leaders that includes researchers, educators, software engineers, IT professionals, employers, and students." [9/16]

Topics and Issues

Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University
"The Berkman Center's mission is to explore and understand cyberspace; to study its development, dynamics, norms, and standards; and to assess the need or lack thereof for laws and sanctions." [9/16]
This publications “takes a broad look at current developments and trends in information technology, how they may affect the college/university as an institution, and what these mean for higher education and society.”  Online 2000-presentavailable in the Library 2014-2015. [4/16]
IGP: Internet Governance Project
"The IGP is an alliance of academics that puts expertise into practical action in the fields of global governance, Internet policy, and information and communication technology. The Project both researches and publishes analysis of global Internet policy issues." [9/16]
Oracle Magazine  (online 2010- present)
Oracle Magazine contains technology strategy articles, sample code, tips, Oracle and partner news, how to articles for developers and DBAs, and more. [5/16]
Pew Research Center:  Internet, Science & Tech
According to their mission statement the Pew Internet & American Life Project is “one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan, nonprofit ‘fact tank’ that provides information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. The Project produces reports exploring the impact of the internet on families, communities, work and home, daily life, education, health care, and civic and political life.”  [9/16]

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