This guide will give you an introduction to finding information on mobile and web technologies. You can use it to:
The books in the library are organised first by number and then alphabetically by author's surname. Each book number corresponds to a subject area. Use the Library Catalogue to search for books from your reading lists and course material. If you need help using the Library Catalogue, take a look at our Finding Books guide.
Remember to consult your reading lists and course material for more detail on your recommended texts. To help you get started the numbers below may be helpful for finding books. You can take a look at the Library Map to see where the subject areas are located in the library
Mobile and Web Technologies Subject Areas:
|004.21||Systems Analysis and Design|
|005.1||Software Engineering / Programming|
|005.133||Object Oriented Programming / Specific Programming Languages|
|005.43||Operating Systems / Virtualisation|
|006.74||Markup Languages (HTML, CSS etc.)|
|006.76||Programming (Internet and the Web)|
|658.4038||Business Information Systems / Management Information Systems|
|808.066 / 808.0666||Research in Computing|
You can also access some relevant material by using the eBooks available through the library. You can access our main ebook databases here.
Recommended Mobile and Web Technologies eBooks:
|Connolly, T. M. and Begg, C. E. (2015) Databases systems: A practical approach to design, implementation and management. 6th edn. VLeBooks.||Jamro, M. (2013) Windows phone 8 game development. O'Reilly.|
|Delessio, C., Darcey, L. and Conder, S. (2015) Sams teach yourself android development in 24 hours. 4th edn. O'Reilly.|
|Fernandez, O. and Faustino, K. (2014) The Rails 4 way. 3rd edn. O'Reilly.||Lutz, M. (2013) Learning Python. 5th edn. O'Reilly.|
|Matsuda, K. and Lea, R. (2013) WebGL programming guide: Interactive 3D graphics programming with webGL. O'Reilly.|
|Harold, E. R. (2013) Java network programming. 4th edn. O'Reilly.||Silberschatz, A., Galvin, P. B. and Gagne, G. (2013) Operating system concepts. 9th edn. O'Reilly.|
In order to access journal articles and other online material for your subject area, you can consult the recommended databases that are relevant to your particular subject area individually and are displayed below. For a full list of databases NCI Library subscribes to, go to A-Z Databases on the library webpage.
Recommended Mobile and Web Technologies Databases:
|Database & Subject Areas||Access Through|
ACM Digital Library
Business Source Ultimate
|Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Subject Areas: Computing
|ProQuest Business Premium Collection
Includes access to the Economist and the Wall Street Journal
Subject Areas: Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing
|SAGE Research Methods
Over 800 books, reference works, journal articles and videos from SAGE’s research methods list.
Abstract & citation database of peer-reviewed literature review
Subject Areas: Communications, Marketing and Media
Recommended Mobile and Web Technologies Journals:
|Decision Support Systems (Database: ScienceDirect)|
|Future Generation Computer Systems (Database: ScienceDirect)|
|Human-Computer Interaction (Database: Business Source Ultimate / Academic Search Complete)|
|IEEE Internet Computing (Database: IEEE Xplore)|
|IEEE Transactions on Communications (Database: IEEE Xplore)|
|IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (Database: IEEE Xplore)|
|IEEE Transactions on Parallel & Distributed Systems (Database: IEEE Xplore)|
|IEEE Transactions on Visualization & Computer Graphics (Database: IEEE Xplore)|
|Information Visualization (Database: SAGE Journals)|
|Journal of Cloud Computing (Open Access: Springer Link)|
|Journal of Parallel & Distributed Computing (Database: ScienceDirect)|
|MIS Quarterly (Database: Business Source Ultimate)|
|User Modeling & User-Adapted Interaction (Database: Business Source Ultimate / ProQuest Business Premium Collection)|
In addition to using the college resources, your reading lists also recommend consulting a number of external sites. Below is a selection of some recommended websites.
Recommended Mobile and Web Technologies External Websites:
|Alan Bundy - How To Write an Informatics Paper||https://sweb.inf.ed.ac.uk/bundy/|
|IBM Rational Software||https://www.ibm.com/products/software|
|Joel on Software||https://www.joelonsoftware.com/|
|kony – resources||https://www.kony.com/resources/|
|Microsoft Developer Network||https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/|
|Mozilla Developer Network||https://developer.mozilla.org|
|Open Web Application Security Project||https://www.owasp.org/|
|Web Center for Social Research Methods||https://www.socialresearchmethods.net/|
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