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Computer Networking


Welcome! This library research guide provides an introduction to library resources related to CIS-Networking courses.

This guide will assist you in finding books, e-books, scholarly journal articles, streaming videos, websites, and more that will help you research topics in this subject.


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Networking is defined as:
"1 : The exchange of information or services among individuals, groups, or institutions; specifically :the cultivation of productive relationships for employment or business

2 : The establishment or use of a computer network"


Text: Networking. (n.d.). Retrieved October 5, 2017, from

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CCENT ICND1 Study Guide

For use in CIS 213 classes.

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CCNA Routing and Switching

For use in CIS 224 class.

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An Introduction to Computer Networks

An Introduction to Computer Networks is a free and open general-purpose computer-networking textbook, complete with diagrams and exercises. It covers the LAN, internetworking and transport layers, focusing primarily on TCP/IP. Particular attention is paid to congestion; other special topics include queuing, real-time traffic, network management, security and the ns simulator.

The book is suitable as the primary text for an undergraduate or introductory graduate course in computer networking, as a supplemental text for a wide variety of network-related courses, and as a reference work.

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Applied Science & Technology Source Database

This database offers a diverse array of full-text and indexed content covering the full spectrum of the applied sciences and computing disciplines.

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