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Information Technology Subject Guide

This LibGuide supports students taking classes in the Information Technology curriculum (CIS, CSC, CTI, DBA, NOS, WEB) at Durham Tech.

Welcome to Information Technology Resources!

Welcome to the Durham Tech Library's Information Technology Research Guide!

This guide provides just a taste of what the library offers to support students in CIS, CSC, CTI, CTS, DBA, NET, NOS, SEC and WEB classes. You'll also find some helpful websites for learning how to code, meeting other IT professionals or finding a job!

Be sure to check out information on the Books/e-books, Test Prep and Certifications and Websites tabs.

If you have questions or would like to see more information on this guide, please contact me using the information in the "Librarian" box on this page.

IT professional networking in the Triangle

Meetup.comLiving in the Triangle area provides many opportunities to work in information technology. While you're in school, consider joining a Meetup.

Meetup.com is a website that people use to schedule events around specific interests. Local Meetups in information technology* include groups for C++ developers; aspiring IT professionals; Java, Linux or Drupal users and others. Once you land on the meetup.com page, search for keywords such as Linux.


*The meetup.com groups that show up when you click this link will be near your actual location, not Durham Tech necessarily. To find Meetups in another area, you can choose a different city or ZIP code.

Information Technology textbooks on Reserve

MStarting Out with Java 7th ed.any textbooks are on reserve at the Durham Tech Library. This means that you can check them out at the library circulation desk for two hours at a time, but the books have to stay in the library.

To see whether Technology for Success MS Office 365 and Office 20your textbooks are on reserve, use the library catalog to Lookup Items on Reserve. You can enter your course number (for example, "CIS 110"), name of the reserve desk (e.g., "Durham Reserve Desk"), and click the "Lookup Items on Reserve by Course Number" button.

New books in Information Technology

Below you can peruse a selection of information technology books recently purchased by the library. Be sure to check our New Books display near the main library desk if you do not find your book in its permanent shelving location.

To find out what else the library has on a topic, search the library's books, videos, articles, etc. at this link.