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* Information Communication Technology

ICT encompasses all rapidly emerging, evolving and converging computer, software, networking, telecommunications, Internet, programming, and information systems technologies.

Introduction to InfoKat Discovery

InfoKat Discovery can be a good place to start your research, as you can search for all types of information there (articles, books, and much more).

If you click on Advanced Search search to the right of the search box, you can search InfoKat Discovery as the "Library Catalog." This will help you find library materials UK owns, such as books, videos, maps, music, and much more.

The InfoKat Discovery Guide is helpful for learning how to use this powerful tool.

This video provides a two minute overview for searching InfoKat DIscovery.

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E-Books

For distance learning students, it may be more convenient to browse e-books directly, even though you can request physical books be sent to you. The following e-book collections might be helpful.

Browsing the Collection

One way to get started with your research topic is to browse the library's book collection, either physically or virtually. Below are some Library of Congress call ranges where ICT books are frequently found and the subjects those ranges cover:

HE7601-HE8700.9: Telecommunication Industry

HM831-HM901: Social Change

TK5101-TK6720: Telecommunication (including telegraphy, telephone, radio, radar, and television)

Finding a Book on the Shelf

How to Find a Book on the Shelf provides a brief, basic overview of Library of Congress call numbers, provides practice putting them in order, and explains how to find a book in Young Library.

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Navigating Young Library

Navigating Young Library shows the services, collections, technology, and other amenities available on each floor of the library.

drawing of Young Library