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Dictionaries we recommend

Part of the Cheat sheets glossary:

Whatis.com covers terms related to information technology only. For a good general dictionary, we recommend:

General Encyclopedias

Wikipedia is an open source encyclopedia with many detailed tech entries.

The online Britannica Encyclopedia is a good source for science, electronics, and engineering explanations as well as for many other subjects.

Other Information Technology Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

  • How Stuff Works is not quite an encyclopedia, but we think you'll enjoy exploring tech-related topics. (http://howstuffworks.com)
  • Another recommended resource is the TechEncyclopedia (http://www.techencyclopedia.com), written by Alan Freedman.
  • Written by Erin Jansen in layman's language, NetLingo.com caters to new users and industry professionals and describes the online world of business, technology, and communication (http://www.netlingo.com).

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This was last updated in July 2006
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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  • Cheat sheets

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