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Technology Management Subject Guide: Library Resources

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This guide will give you an introduction to finding information on technology management. You can use it to: 

  • locate books, eBooks and journal articles
  • search relevant databases
  • connect to useful websites
  • reference properly and avoid plagiarism

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

Technology Management Subject Areas:

004.0151 Computer Mathematics
005.1 Software Engineering / Programming
005.74 Database Systems
006.3 / 006.312 Data Mining
006.76 Programming - Internet & the Web
378.170281 Study Skills
519.5 Statistics for Business & Economics / Data Analysis
658 Management
658.4012 Strategic Management
658.4038 Business Information Systems / Management Information Systems
658.404 Project Management
658.5 Operations Management

You can also access some relevant material by using the eBooks available through the library. You can access our main ebook databases here.

Recommended Technology Management eBooks:

Backhouse, R. C. (2011) Algorithmic problem solving. O'Reilly.

McClave, J. and Sincich, T. (2017) Statistics. 13th edn. VLeBooks.

Daft, R. L. and Benson, A. (2016) Management. VLeBooks.

Project Management Institute (2017) A guide to the project management body of knowledge. 6th edn. O'Reilly.

Deitel, P. J. and Deitel, H. M. (2006) C how to program. 5th edn. O'Reilly. Robbins, S. P. and Coulter, M. K. (2015) Management. 13th edn. VLeBooks.
Eckerson, W. (2010) Performance dashboards: Measuring, monitoring, and managing your business. 2nd edn. O'Reilly. Rumsey, D. J. (2011) Statistics for dummies. 2nd edn. O'Reilly.
Field, A. P. (2018) Discovering statistics using IBM SPSS statistics. 5th edn. SAGE edge (Open Access). Salkind, N. J. and Frey, B. B. (2020) Statistics for people who (think they) hate statistics. 7th edn. Open Access.
Griffin, R. W. (2017) Management. 12th edn. VLeBooks.  Siegel, E. (2016) Predictive analytics: The power to predict who will click, buy, like, or die. O'Reilly.
Inmon, W. H. (2005) Building the data warehouse. 4th edn. O'Reilly. Slack, N. and Brandon-Jones, A. (2019) Operations management. 9th edn. VLeBooks.
Kimball, R. and Ross, M. (2013) The data warehouse toolkit: The definitive guide to dimensional modeling. 3rd edn. O'Reilly. Smith, J. and Smith C. (2018) Adobe Creative Cloud: All-in-one. 2nd edn. O'Reilly.
Krajewski, L. J., Malhotra, M. K. and Ritzman, L. P. (2019) Operations management: Processes and supply chains. 12th edn. ProQuest eBook Central. Sprankle, M. and Hubbard, J. (2014) Problem solving and programming concepts. VLeBooks.
Laudon, K. C. and Laudon, J. P. (2018) Management information systems: Managing the digital firm. 15th edn. VLeBooks.    

 

You can find more eBooks by searching the library catalogue or check out our eBooks page and our eBooks guide for further details.

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 Technology Management Databases:

Database & Subject Areas Access Through
Academic Search Complete
Subject Areas: 
Science & Technology

Discovery

A-Z Databases

User Guide

ACM Digital Library
Subject Areas: Computing

Discovery

A-Z Databases

User Guide

Business Source Ultimate
Subject Areas: Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance, Human Resources, Law, Management, Marketing, Psychology

Discovery

A-Z Databases

User Guide

Emerald Insight
Subject Areas: 
Multidisciplinary database, Accounting & Finance, Economics, Human Resources, Organisational Behaviour, Managment Science & Operations, Marketing, Strategy

Discovery

A-Z Databases

User Guide

IEEE Xplore
Subject Areas: Computing

Discovery

A-Z Databases

User Guide
Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Subject Areas: Computing

Discovery

A-Z Databases

User Guide

ProQuest Business Premium Collection
Includes access to the Economist and the Wall Street Journal
Subject Areas: Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing

Discovery

A-Z Databases

User Guide
SAGE Journals
Subject Areas: 
Economics, Management, Marketing

Discovery

A-Z Databases

User Guide

SAGE Research Methods

Over 800 books, reference works, journal articles and videos from SAGE’s research methods list.
Subject Areas: writing a research question, conducting a literature review, choosing a research method, collecting and analysing data and writing up findings

A-Z Databases

User Guide

ScienceDirect
Offers journal articles and book chapters from 2,500 journals and nearly 20,000 books.
Subject Areas: Computing

Discovery

A-Z Databases

User Guide

Scopus

Abstract & citation database of peer-reviewed literature review
Subject Areas: Science, Technology, Medicine, Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities

Discovery

A-Z Databases

User Guide

You can access the journals below through the A-Z eJournals page or through Discovery.

Recommended Technology Management Journals:

ACM Computing Surveys (Database: ACM Digital Library)
ACM SIGMOD Record (Database: ACM Digital Library)
ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems (Database: ACM Digital Library)
Communications of the ACM (Database: ACM Digital Library)
Computer (Database: IEEE Xplore)
Computerworld (Database: Business Source Ultimate)
Decision Support Systems (Database: ScienceDirect)
European Journal of Information Systems (Database: ProQuest Business Premium Collection *up to 2017)
Expert Systems with Applications (Database: ScienceDirect)
Harvard Business Review (Database: Business Source Ultimate) *see access information below
Information & Management (Database: ScienceDirect)
Information & Software Technology (Database: ScienceDirect)
Information Processing & Management (Database: ScienceDirect)
Information Sciences (Database: ScienceDirect)
Information Systems Management (Database: Business Source Ultimate)
Information Systems Research (Database: Business Source Ultimate)
Long Range Planning (Database: ScienceDirect)
Omega (Database: ScienceDirect)
PM Network (Database: Business Source Ultimate)
Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment (Database: ACM Digital Library)
Project Management Journal (Database: Business Source Ultimate / SAGE Research Journals)
Wired (Database: ProQuest Business Premium Collection)

Harvard Business Review:

Harvard Business Publishing restricts access to Harvard Business Review's 500 most popular articles to "read-only" in Business Source Ultimate. The full text of the HBR 500 articles can be accessed but cannot be saved, printed, or linked to from a persistent url. Harvard Business Publishing does not allow the use of the HBR 500 articles in electronic reserves, electronic course packs, persistent linking from syllabi or by any other means of incorporating the content into course resources.

The 500* Articles may be read online but not downloaded or saved

The 500* Articles may not be put/linked to Moodle

Click here for 500 Article Titles

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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 Technology Management External Websites (select an alphabetical range below):

GatherContent Help Centre https://help.gathercontent.com/
Burth Gerstman https://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/gerstman/
Google: Public Data https://www.google.com/publicdata/directory
Government of Canada: Open Data https://open.canada.ca/en/open-data
Andrew Griffiths Blog http://www.andrewgriffithsblog.com/
Human Rights Data Analysis Group https://hrdag.org/
IMF Data https://www.imf.org/en/Data
Intellecutal Property of Ireland https://www.ipoi.gov.ie/
Ireland's Open Data Portal https://data.gov.ie/
Irish Times https://www.irishtimes.com/
James Jones, Professor of Mathematics https://people.richland.edu/james/
Kaggle https://www.kaggle.com/
Khan Academy https://www.khanacademy.org/
Linked Open Data: University of M√ľnster https://www.uni-muenster.de/LODUM/
Maths Is Fun https://mathsisfun.com/
Moz https://moz.com/
MySQL: Developer Zone https://dev.mysql.com/
National Centers for Environmental Information: Data Access https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/data-access/quick-links#loc-clim
National College of Ireland: Linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/school/national-college-of-ireland/
NCI Careers: Instagram https://www.instagram.com/ncicareers/
NCI Careers & Opportunities: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ncicareersandopportunities
NCI Careers: Twitter https://twitter.com/NCI_Careers
Nevon Projects https://nevonprojects.com/
NHS: Data and Information https://digital.nhs.uk/data-and-information
Open Data Monitor https://opendatamonitor.eu/
Open Data Network https://www.opendatanetwork.com/
Open Government Data (OGD) Platform India https://data.gov.in/
Oracle: Java https://www.oracle.com/java/technologies/
Plenario http://plenar.io/
Profiling for Success https://www.profilingforsuccess.com/
Python https://www.python.org/
Random.org https://www.random.org/
Registry of Open Data on AWS https://registry.opendata.aws/
Road Safety Authority Statistics https://www.rsa.ie/en/RSA/Road-Safety/RSA-Statistics/
R Project https://www.r-project.org/
SQLCourse http://www.sqlcourse.com/
Tableau https://www.tableau.com/
Towards Data Science https://towardsdatascience.com/
Tutorialspoint https://www.tutorialspoint.com/index.htm
UCI Machine Learning Repository https://archive.ics.uci.edu/ml/index.php
UNICEF Data https://data.unicef.org/
United States Census Bureau: Data https://www.census.gov/data.html
University of Edinburgh School of Infomatics: Datasets for Data Mining http://www.inf.ed.ac.uk/teaching/courses/dme/html/datasets0405.html
U.S. Food & Drug Administration: Data Files https://www.fda.gov/Drugs/InformationOnDrugs/ucm079750.htm
World Bank Open Data https://data.worldbank.org/
World Health Organization Data http://www.who.int/gho/en/
W3Schools https://www.w3schools.com/

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In addition to using the college resources, your reading lists may also recommend consulting a number of online video channels. Below is a selection of some recommended video channels.

Recommended Technology Management Video Channels:

Adobe Photoshop - Adobe Photoshop software is the industry standard in digital imaging and is used worldwide for design, photography, video editing and more.
Justin Brown - Primal Video - All about helping businesses and brands with video; includes video creation, video editing tutorials, gear reviews, video production tips and tricks as well as video marketing tips, tactics and strategies and YouTube ranking tutorials.
Capgemini - A global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology.
Sam Cogan - NCI lecturer: This channel allows you to learn HTML and web design from scratch in small bitesize chunks.
Jack Cole - Includes content about video editing, videography and how to make money making videos.
D4Darious - Shares tips on filmmaking, screenwriting and directing.
Mr. Ford's Class - Includes content on general IT skills, Microsoft Office products, and CompTIA certification.
Global Knowledge - A worldwide leader in IT training and professional skills development providing training in AWS, Cisco, Citrix, IBM, Microsoft, Red Hat, WMware, and in topics such as cloud computing, cybersecurity, ITIL, project management and more.
Google Students - Google videos on products, job opportunities, educational materials, and other resources and programs for students and faculty in the academic community.
HeroicImaginationTV - What started initially as the controversial Stanford Prison Experiment by Dr. Philip Zimbardo in 1971 became a collective social experiment called the Heroic Imagination Project, a nonprofit research and education organization dedicated to training people to act in more heroic ways.
Maths and Stats - Channel by NCI lecturer Jonathan Lambert providing lots of introductory videos on performing fundamental statistical calculations.
Peter McKinnon - Channel about photography and cinematography.
Eugene O'Loughlin - Channel from former NCI lecturer featuring three types of videos: 1: How To... 2: Problem-solving 3: Statistics.
Andrew Pach - PowerPoint and Video - Tutorials on Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe After Effects and video editing.
Dusty Porter - Channel dedicated to making your technology life easier focused on provided education videos about software, hardware, and anything related to YouTube.
RMC Learning Solutions - Provides project management, agile, and business analysis training focusing on real-world skills and practical techniques.
Aidin Robbins - Filmmaker
TED - The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less).
TED-Ed - TED-Ed's commitment to creating lessons worth sharing is an extension of TED's mission of spreading great ideas. Within TED-Ed's growing library of TED-Ed animations, you will find carefully curated educational videos, many of which represent collaborations between talented educators and animators nominated through the TED-Ed website.
Toonboxstudio - Content includes education step-by-step video training on drawing and digital painting.
VideoRevealed - Channel dedicated to helping people achieve professional looking videos through easy to follow tutorials for Adobe applications like Premiere Pro, After Effects, Audition, and more.


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