Internet Reference Library

Computer Science & Computers

Computer Almanac: Interesting and Useful Numbers about Computers
http://www-2.cs.cmu.edu/afs/cs.cmu.edu/user/bam/www/numbers.html
A "collection of numbers relevant to computers, along with references." Includes statistics on Internet use, injuries, crime, market share of operating systems and companies, and more. (LII)

Computer Science: A Directory of Internet Resources
http://www.academicinfo.net/compsci.html
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Part of AcademicInfo.net which provides an easy to use subject directory covering each academic discipline. Sections include: Digital Publications, Directories; Departments & Technical Colleges; Programming; Internet Studies; History of Computers; Women in Computer Sciences.

Free On-Line Dictionary of Computing (FOLDOC)

http://foldoc.doc.ic.ac.uk/foldoc/index.html
A "searchable dictionary of acronyms, jargon, programming languages, tools, architecture, operating systems, networking, theory, conventions, standards, mathematics, telecoms, electronics, institutions, companies, projects, products, history, in fact anything to do with computing." Maintained by a software engineer. (LII)

NetLingo
http://www.netlingo.com
A "dictionary of Internet terms. It contains thousands of words and definitions that describe the online world of business, technology, and communication." Searchable and browsable.(LII)

Tech Encyclopedia
http://www.techweb.com/encyclopedia/
"More than 20,000 definitions of computer terms and concepts.... The source for this encyclopedia is The Computer Desktop Encyclopedia ." The site is very useful for authoritative computer and Internet technology definitions. (LII)

Webopedia

http://www.webopedia.com/
A "free online dictionary for words, phrases and abbreviations that are related to computer and Internet technology." Searchable, and browsable by category, including communications, computer science, hardware, Internet, operating systems, software, and types of computers. (LII)