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IT 342: Operating Systems Fundamentals

This guide provides IT 342 students with access to recommended resources and assistance.

Ebooks and other resources

This section provides links to IT certification resources in George Mason University Libraries: Ebook Central, LinkedIn Learning, and O'Reilly Learning Platform. 

  • Ebook Central contains books for reviewing and practicing.  
  • LinkedIn Learning contains video courses on specific topics. When you complete a LinkedIn course, you can post that information 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 Heidi Blackburn at

Information Science and Technology Print Books

Information Science and Technology print books are located primarily on the fifth floor of Fenwick Library and some are located at Mercer Library. Subjects covered by these materials include artificial intelligence,computer programming, networks, programming languages, the history of computing, and associated topics. They will be most useful for theoretical and historical research as well as research related to the effects of computers/technology and society.

Information Science and Technology books are found in the following call number area(s):

  • QA 75.5-76.95 (Electronic computers; computer science)
  • QA 76.75-76.765 (Computer software)
  • Q 300 (Artificial intelligence, cybernetics)

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