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Software Engineering: Web Resources

Library materials and useful resources compiled by Alfaisal University librarians


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Software Engineering Related Websites

  • Virtual Library- Engineering Investigate all of the engineering disciplines listed in this excellent online library.
  • Software Engineering Radio The Podcast for Professional Software Developers.
  • Engineers Edge Online design, engineering and manufacturing resource for engineering professionals. Provides access to the industry publications, as well other Web resources offering technical/product information and training.
  • GlobalSpec The specialized search engine focusing on engineering and technical information to provide a professional searcher with more relevant search results.
  • Yahoo - Computers and Internet A directory of computers and internet hosted by Yahoo.
  • Science & Technology Reference Services (Library of Congress) The official portal of Science & Technology Reference from Library of Congress including technical reports & standards, research guides, internet resources etc.
  • The WWW Virtual Library-Engineering A non-commercial website that indexed the high quality guides to the Web by volunteers with expertise.
  • Scirus A comprehensive scientific search engine with over 370 million scientific items indexed including journal content, scientists' homepages, courseware, pre-print server material, patents and institutional repository and more.
  • Scitopia The federated search portal of 21 leading science and technology societies, search over 3.5 million documents, plus patents and government data.
  • Infomine A comprehensive virtual library and reference tool for academic and scholarly Internet resources, including Web sites, databases etc.
  • Data and Analysis Center for Software (DACS) The DACS is a Department of Defense (DoD) Information Analysis Center (IAC). The DACS has been designated as the DoD Software Information Clearing house serving as an authoritative source for state-of-the-art software information providing technical support for the software community.
  • Hand-picked Software Engineering Sites

Careers in Software Engineering

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