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Computer Science

Research guide for the study of computers, programming, software, and hardware.

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Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

Encyclopedias and dictionaries are a great place to start your research.  They offer a broad coverage of many topics and can help you clarify your topic.  Don't forget to look at the bibliography at the end of encyclopedia articles. The sources listed there can help you find more information on the topic. 

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