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Computer Science Internet Resources

This page contains links to web sites outside of Tarleton.

The links are provided as a convenience for research.

Tarleton has no control over, and is not responsible for the content found on external sites.

Please contact the subject-specialist librarian if you have research questions, would like library instruction, or have material purchase requests.

Margie Maxfield Huth- Computer Science
Systems Librarian - Office 248
phone: 254-968-1955
Margie Maxfield

Help is also available by using the Ask a Librarian page, emailing, calling (254) 968-9249, or coming into the library.

Computer Science Subcategories:


CNN Technology News - Find the latest technology news from CNN. 

internet - anything and everything about the internet.

professional societies and organizations

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) - Founded in 1947, ACM is the world's first educational and scientific computing society.  Today, our members — over 80,000 computing professionals and students world-wide — and the public turn to ACM for authoritative publications, pioneering conferences, and visionary leadership for the new millennium.

IEEE Computer Society - the IEEE Computer Society is the world's leading organization of computer professionals.  Founded in 1946, it is the largest of the 35 societies organized under the umbrella of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineer (IEEE).  The society is dedicated to advancing the theory, practice, and application of computer and information processing technology.

National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT)The National Center for Women & Information Technology is a non-profit community of more than 450 prominent corporations, academic institutions, government agencies, and non-profits working to increase women's participation in technology and computing.

programming, scripting and modeling

Codeacademy - Courses and projects to help you learn HTML, JavaScript, PHP, Python and Ruby.

Hanoimania! - the Towers of Hanoi solution in all imaginable languages.

Learn Python the Hard Way - Instructions on learning Python.

StackOverflow - Very active Q&A site for programming questions. Participants ask questions about specific programming problems, and receive answers and solutions from the community. Questions can be about any language or operating system.

StarLogo - Programmable modeling environment from MIT. Allows you to explore the workings of decentralized systems like traffic patterns and certain animal behaviors.

w3schools - Tutorials and reference material for many scripting and web languages, inlcuding HTML, JavaScript, PHP, SQL, and XML. 

Reference resources

Bruce Fleischer's Electricity Review - Electrical circuits review. Useful for Digital Circuits.

First 10,000 Primes - list of the first 10,000 prime numbers.

First 50 Million Primes - files with the first 50 million primes.

IEEE-754 Analysis - Floating point calculators for IEEE 754 single, double, and quad precision.

Logarithm Calculator - Online logarithm calculator in any base. - The Internet Dictionary - an online dictionary of Internet terms, it contains thousands of words and definitions that describe the online world of business, technology, and communication. Including a large collection of Chat Acronyms and Smilieys.

Webopedia - Webopedia is a free online dictionary for words, phrases and abbreviations that are related to computer and Internet technology.  Webopedia provides easy-to-understand definitions in plain language, avoiding the use of heavy jargon when possible so that the site is accessible to users with a wide range of computer knowledge.

Whatis?.com - leading IT encyclopedia and learning center.