Useful Links

aka Bookmarks

  • Directories: Comprehensive lists.
  • Professional: Sites meant for professionals. Look for student memberships to gain full access to their archives.
  • Research: While Wikipedia is a good place to start if you are new to a given topic, you should consult at least 5 independent sources and follow at least one level of fan-out from those sources to say that you have done the initial round of research. Do not ignore age old ones either - Encyclopaedia Britannica.
  • Tests: Information related to a specific exam.
  • Tutorial: Getting started; step-by-step instructions to learn a specific concept.
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Tutorial Wikipedia Computer Science Portal This portal is for the academic discipline of computing science. Good place to get started. Links available for other related portals such as computer networking, computer security and information technology. 
Tutorial FAQs Internet FAQ Archives. Online Education. 
Tutorial Educate Yourself On The World's Largest Web Development Site. Beginners And Experts. 
Tests Educational Testing Service Organization that conducts GRE, TOEFL etc. 
Tests Practice tests and information for high school, college and graduate tests. 
Research RFCs Internet RFC/STD/FYI/BCP Archives 
Research National Geographic The National Geographic Society is one of the largest nonprofit scientific and educational institutions in the world. Its interests include geography, archaeology and natural science, and the promotion of environmental and historical conservation.  
Research Smithsonian Smithsonian is the world's largest museum and research complex, consisting of 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoological Park and nine research facilities. 
Research World Library You need to pay for annual membership to get access. 
Research Internet Archive Universal access to all knowledge. 150+ billion web pages via the WayBackMachine. 3.5+ million texts in all languages. 
Research Project Gutenberg Fine Literature Digitally Republished. Over 75,000+ eBooks and eDocuments 
Research Free Ebooks Library 
Research Open access to 776,572+ e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics 
Research Digital Library of India. Digitizing all the significant works of Mankind. 
Professional Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.The world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology. 
Professional The IEEE Computer Society is the world's leading computing membership organization and the trusted information and career-development source for a global workforce of technology leaders including: professors, researchers, software engineers, IT professionals, employers, and students –our future technology leaders.  
Professional Association for Computing Machinery ACM, the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society, delivers resources that advance computing as a science and a profession. ACM provides the computing field's premier Digital Library and serves its members and the computing profession with leading-edge publications, conferences, and career resources. 
Directories US College Navigator. 
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