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CMPSC 200 Honors -- Spring 2021

Getting Started with Programming (Understanding the Basics)

Are you taking a required course in computer science and/or need introductory books for programs and software? Check out the list of resources below to get you started.

Tutorials and Introductory Resources:

Suggested Headings/Subject Terms to Search in CAT

Application software--Development.
C++ (Computer program language)
Computers / Computer Engineering
Computers/ Internet / Security
Computers/ Networking / Security
Computers/ Security / General
Computers/ Software / Software Engineering
Python (Computer program language)
Web sites--Design.

Browse Shelves Using These Call Numbers

QA 75.5-76.95            Electronic computers. Computer science
QA 76.75-76.765        Computer Software
T58.5- T58.64             Information Technology
TA 157                         Computer engineers
TK5100                        Computer networks
TK7800-8360              Electronics
TK 7885-7895             Computer Engineering. Computer hardware
Z 102.5-104                Cryptography
ZA 3201-3250             Information superhighway
ZA 4201-4251             Internet

Basic book searching

  • Use the Keyword function and combine terms to search on a topic then use the subject headings from relevant books for additional search terms.
  • Write down the call number and location for any book you want. If the item is not at your campus use the "I Want It" button to request it. 
  • For electronic books, click the link under the words "online content" to access the full text

You can also find books via