Career: Information Technology
This guide includes books, journals, databases, and websites which can help a career search in IT and computer related fields.
Word Search – To find books in Pardee Library, type relevant word(s) and use “Location” drop down menu. Books may be sorted by date, using “Search and Sort” menu.
Subject Search – The catalog can be searched using the following subject headings:
Electronic Data Processing
Information Resources Management
Management Information Systems
Mobile communication systems
Wireless communication systems
Note: (through LexisNexis Academic) Click on “Create a Company List” tab, to create list of international or U.S. companies by industry, geographic area and revenue. Rank U.S. companies by sales.
New England Directory of Technology Companies
Pardee Reference X HD9696 .A3 V5693
Also available on the web:
* For additional company lists, see Company Directories & Rankings.
Available to SMG majors, minors and alums only. See ‘Industries & Professions’ tab for information on a broad range of industries. See ‘Guides’ tab for premium Industry & Company Guides.
Research on various aspects of the Information Technology Industry.
Industry Reports include overviews on Information Technologies & Communications, IT & High Technology, and Telecommunications, for North America, Asia Pacific, and Europe.
The following databases index business related journals and magazines
Note: ABI/INFORM GLOBAL indexes, abstracts, and provides full text of articles in business magazines, journals, and the Wall Street Journal. ABI/Inform covers more than 1,600 leading business and management publications and scholarly journals with full text for 700 of these titles. ABI/Inform Global also includes ABI/Inform Trade and Industry which covers more than 750 trade publications and ABI/Inform Dateline which provides coverage of more than 140 local, city, state, and regional business publications as well as business-oriented newswire services from the U.S. and Canada.
The list below includes IT related journals & magazines:
http://www.cio.com – CIO is an online magazine for the IT professional.
http://www.computerworld.com – Computerworld is the “voice of IT management.”
http://www.informationweek.com – Informationweek “delivers breaking news, a comprehensive array of proprietary InformationWeek research, as well as analysis on IT trends, a whitepaper library, and original editorial content.”
http://www.masshightech.com – The Mass High Tech is a journal regarding the tech industry in New England. Print version available in current periodicals at Pardee Library.
http://www.misq.org/ – This site contains research regarding the management of technology.
http://www.redherring.com/ – A great resource for research on technology issues.
http://www.techweb.com – This site has IT business news as well as issues related to the field.
http://www.cnet.com – Not only is this a great site for product comparisons, it also is great for tech-specific news.
http://www.computerscienceonline.org/ – Includes information on computer science related careers and salaries.
http://www.thesporngroup.com/index2.html – This site focuses on placing IT professionals interested in permanent and contract work in the areas of “finance and corporate communities.”
http://www.dice.com – Dice is an online recruiter for technology focused individuals.
http://wdvl.internet.com – The site provides up to date industry information, web development tools and articles and is also a job site.