Why use reference tools?

Get a good overview and history of a topic, term or issue.

Focus on your topic and place it properly within context of the field of study.

Find alternate keywords to help locate relevant articles and books.

Information Technology Websites

Academic Earth
Free courses in computer science.

Citeseerx
"Scientific literature digital library and search engine."

MERLOT
Educational resource for learning and online teaching.

Microsoft Office Tutorials
Microsoft free, self-paced training page.

MSDN Microsoft
Development tools and languages.

PowerPoint Heaven
PowerPoint Heaven is a PowerPoint entertainment portal for PowerPoint animations, games, artworks, showcases, animation templates and tutorials. The focus of this site is to maximize the use of Microsoft PowerPoint and go beyond its capability.

Programmer's Heaven
Covers programming topics and includes languages, platforms, and applications along with tutorials, source code, and much more.