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IT 293: Finding & Using Information Resources

This guide will help students in IT 293 find information about careers, jobs, professional organizations and more.

Core Databases for IT

Ebooks and Other Resources

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Practice Your Presentation:

 Practice and record your presentation at the same time then review the videos to see what you can do better!   

The One Button Recording Studio in the  SP@RC Lab (Rm. 2100  Fenwick Library is an easy to use video/audio recording set-up that requires no prior experience to use.  

 Learn more about the studio, how it works and how to schedule your recording session on the One Button Studio guide: https://infoguides.gmu.edu/c.php?g=1133627&p=8273632.

 

Use the following links to find IT certification and test preparation books. 

View Microsoft certifications here:  https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/certifications/ 

Learn more about the value of certifications at TechSherpa:  https://techsherpas.com/it-certifications/

View CompTIA's IT Certification Roadmap to learn to see certification roadmaps for different IT areas.  Page 2 of the document lists certifications available by company:  

https://comptiacdn.azureedge.net/webcontent/docs/default-source/public-documents/it-certification-roadmap.pdf?sfvrsn=4798ecf9_2

This section provides links to IT certification resources in the Mason Online Library.  The 3 resources used to build this list are:  Ebook Central, LinkedIn Learning, and O'Reilly Learning Platform. 

  • Ebook Central contains only books.  
  • LinkedIn Learning contains video courses on specific topics. When you complete a LinkedIn course, you can post that info on your resume for prospective employers can see it.
  • O'Reilly Learning contains books, videos, learning paths and playlists for specific topics.

If you can't find what you need or need help searching the resources above, please contact Theresa Calcagno at tcalcagn@gmu.edu.