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COMPUTERS

Use "COMPUTERS / Electronic Commerce" for works on the computer skills and technology needed to facilitate electronic commerce and use subjects beginning with "BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / E-Commerce" for works discussing the business aspects of electronic commerce.

COM000000   COMPUTERS / General

COM082000   COMPUTERS / Bioinformatics

                      COMPUTERS / Business Software see Enterprise Applications / Business Intelligence Tools

COM006000   COMPUTERS / Buyer's Guides

COM007000   COMPUTERS / CAD-CAM

COM008000   COMPUTERS / Calculators

COM009000   COMPUTERS / CD-DVD Technology

COM055000   COMPUTERS / Certification Guides / General

COM055010   COMPUTERS / Certification Guides / A+

COM055020   COMPUTERS / Certification Guides / MCSE

COM061000   COMPUTERS / Client-Server Computing

COM091000   COMPUTERS / Cloud Computing

COM010000   COMPUTERS / Compilers

COM059000   COMPUTERS / Computer Engineering

COM012000   COMPUTERS / Computer Graphics

                      COMPUTERS / Computer Industry see BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Computers & Information Technology

COM013000   COMPUTERS / Computer Literacy

COM014000   COMPUTERS / Computer Science

COM072000   COMPUTERS / Computer Simulation

                      COMPUTERS / Computer Viruses see Security / Viruses & Malware

COM016000   COMPUTERS / Computer Vision & Pattern Recognition

COM086000   COMPUTERS / Computerized Home & Entertainment

COM017000   COMPUTERS / Cybernetics

COM062000   COMPUTERS / Data Modeling & Design

COM018000   COMPUTERS / Data Processing

                      COMPUTERS / Data Recovery see System Administration / Disaster & Recovery

COM020000   COMPUTERS / Data Transmission Systems / General

COM020050   COMPUTERS / Data Transmission Systems / Broadband

COM020010   COMPUTERS / Data Transmission Systems / Electronic Data Interchange

COM020090   COMPUTERS / Data Transmission Systems / Wireless

COM089000   COMPUTERS / Data Visualization

COM021000   COMPUTERS / Databases / General

COM021030   COMPUTERS / Databases / Data Mining

COM021040   COMPUTERS / Databases / Data Warehousing

COM021050   COMPUTERS / Databases / Servers

COM084000   COMPUTERS / Desktop Applications / General

COM084010   COMPUTERS / Desktop Applications / Databases

COM087020   COMPUTERS / Desktop Applications / Design & Graphics

COM022000   COMPUTERS / Desktop Applications / Desktop Publishing

COM084020   COMPUTERS / Desktop Applications / Email Clients

COM027000   COMPUTERS / Desktop Applications / Personal Finance Applications

COM078000   COMPUTERS / Desktop Applications / Presentation Software

COM081000   COMPUTERS / Desktop Applications / Project Management Software

COM054000   COMPUTERS / Desktop Applications / Spreadsheets

COM084030   COMPUTERS / Desktop Applications / Suites

COM058000   COMPUTERS / Desktop Applications / Word Processing

COM087000   COMPUTERS / Digital Media / General

COM087010   COMPUTERS / Digital Media / Audio

COM087030   COMPUTERS / Digital Media / Photography (see also PHOTOGRAPHY / Techniques / Digital)

COM071000   COMPUTERS / Digital Media / Video & Animation

COM063000   COMPUTERS / Document Management

COM085000   COMPUTERS / Documentation & Technical Writing

COM023000   COMPUTERS / Educational Software

COM064000   COMPUTERS / Electronic Commerce (see also headings under BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / E-Commerce)

COM065000   COMPUTERS / Electronic Publishing

                      COMPUTERS / Email see Desktop Applications / Email Clients or System Administration / Email Administration

COM005000   COMPUTERS / Enterprise Applications / General

COM005030   COMPUTERS / Enterprise Applications / Business Intelligence Tools

COM066000   COMPUTERS / Enterprise Applications / Collaboration Software

                      COMPUTERS / Entertainment & Games see GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Video & Electronic

COM025000   COMPUTERS / Expert Systems

                     COMPUTERS / Financial Applications see Desktop Applications / Personal Finance Applications or Enterprise Applications / Business Intelligence Tools

                      COMPUTERS / Games see Programming / Games or GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Video & Electronic

COM067000   COMPUTERS / Hardware / General

COM038000   COMPUTERS / Hardware / Mainframes & Minicomputers

COM074000   COMPUTERS / Hardware / Mobile Devices

COM049000   COMPUTERS / Hardware / Peripherals

COM050000   COMPUTERS / Hardware / Personal Computers / General

COM050020   COMPUTERS / Hardware / Personal Computers / Macintosh

COM050010   COMPUTERS / Hardware / Personal Computers / PCs

COM090000   COMPUTERS / Hardware / Tablets

COM080000   COMPUTERS / History

COM079010   COMPUTERS / Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)

                      COMPUTERS / Hypertext Systems see Programming Languages / HTML

COM012050   COMPUTERS / Image Processing

                      COMPUTERS / Information Storage & Retrieval see System Administration / Storage & Retrieval 

COM032000   COMPUTERS / Information Technology

COM031000   COMPUTERS / Information Theory

                      COMPUTERS / Input-Output Equipment see headings under Hardware

                      COMPUTERS / Integrated Software see headings under Desktop Applications or headings under Enterprise Applications

COM004000   COMPUTERS / Intelligence (AI) & Semantics

COM034000   COMPUTERS / Interactive & Multimedia

COM060000   COMPUTERS / Internet / General

COM060090   COMPUTERS / Internet / Application Development

                      COMPUTERS / Internet / Commercial Use see Electronic Commerce or headings under BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / E-Commerce 

                      COMPUTERS / Internet / Intranets see Networking / Intranets & Extranets

COM035000   COMPUTERS / Keyboarding

                      COMPUTERS / Languages see headings under Programming Languages

COM036000   COMPUTERS / Logic Design

COM037000   COMPUTERS / Machine Theory

                      COMPUTERS / Mainframes & Minicomputers see Hardware / Mainframes & Minicomputers

COM039000   COMPUTERS / Management Information Systems

COM077000   COMPUTERS / Mathematical & Statistical Software

COM041000   COMPUTERS / Microprocessors

                      COMPUTERS / Multimedia see Interactive & Multimedia

COM042000   COMPUTERS / Natural Language Processing

COM043000   COMPUTERS / Networking / General

COM075000   COMPUTERS / Networking / Hardware

COM060030   COMPUTERS / Networking / Intranets & Extranets

COM043020   COMPUTERS / Networking / Local Area Networks (LANs)

COM043040   COMPUTERS / Networking / Network Protocols

                      COMPUTERS / Networking / Security see Security / Networking

COM043060   COMPUTERS / Networking / Vendor Specific

COM044000   COMPUTERS / Neural Networks

COM069000   COMPUTERS / Online Services

COM046000   COMPUTERS / Operating Systems / General

COM046100   COMPUTERS / Operating Systems / Android

COM046020   COMPUTERS / Operating Systems / Apple (Mac OS & iOS)

COM046060   COMPUTERS / Operating Systems / DOS

COM046070   COMPUTERS / Operating Systems / Linux

COM046080   COMPUTERS / Operating Systems / Mainframe & Midrange

COM046030   COMPUTERS / Operating Systems / UNIX

COM046090   COMPUTERS / Operating Systems / Virtualization

COM046040   COMPUTERS / Operating Systems / Windows Desktop

COM046050   COMPUTERS / Operating Systems / Windows Server

COM047000   COMPUTERS / Optical Data Processing

                      COMPUTERS / Parallel Processing see Systems Architecture / Distributed Systems & Computing

                      COMPUTERS / Peripherals see Hardware / Peripherals

                      COMPUTERS / Personal Computers & Microcomputers see headings under Hardware / Personal Computers

COM051000   COMPUTERS / Programming / General

COM051300   COMPUTERS / Programming / Algorithms

COM012040   COMPUTERS / Programming / Games

                      COMPUTERS / Programming / Languages see headings under Programming Languages

COM051370   COMPUTERS / Programming / Macintosh

COM051380   COMPUTERS / Programming / Microsoft

COM051460   COMPUTERS / Programming / Mobile Devices

COM051210   COMPUTERS / Programming / Object Oriented

COM051390   COMPUTERS / Programming / Open Source

COM051220   COMPUTERS / Programming / Parallel

COM051010   COMPUTERS / Programming Languages / General

COM051020   COMPUTERS / Programming Languages / Ada

COM051470   COMPUTERS / Programming Languages / ASP.NET

COM051040   COMPUTERS / Programming Languages / Assembly Language

COM051050   COMPUTERS / Programming Languages / BASIC

COM051060   COMPUTERS / Programming Languages / C

COM051070   COMPUTERS / Programming Languages / C++

COM051310   COMPUTERS / Programming Languages / C#

COM051080   COMPUTERS / Programming Languages / COBOL

COM051090   COMPUTERS / Programming Languages / FORTRAN

COM051270   COMPUTERS / Programming Languages / HTML

COM051280   COMPUTERS / Programming Languages / Java

COM051260   COMPUTERS / Programming Languages / JavaScript

COM051100   COMPUTERS / Programming Languages / LISP

COM051130   COMPUTERS / Programming Languages / Pascal

COM051350   COMPUTERS / Programming Languages / Perl

COM051400   COMPUTERS / Programming Languages / PHP

COM051140   COMPUTERS / Programming Languages / Prolog

COM051360   COMPUTERS / Programming Languages / Python

COM051290   COMPUTERS / Programming Languages / RPG

COM051410   COMPUTERS / Programming Languages / Ruby

COM051170   COMPUTERS / Programming Languages / SQL

COM051450   COMPUTERS / Programming Languages / UML

COM051420   COMPUTERS / Programming Languages / VBScript

COM051200   COMPUTERS / Programming Languages / Visual BASIC

COM051320   COMPUTERS / Programming Languages / XML

COM052000   COMPUTERS / Reference

COM053000   COMPUTERS / Security / General

COM083000   COMPUTERS / Security / Cryptography

COM043050   COMPUTERS / Security / Networking

COM060040   COMPUTERS / Security / Online Safety & Privacy

COM015000   COMPUTERS / Security / Viruses & Malware

COM079000   COMPUTERS / Social Aspects

COM051230   COMPUTERS / Software Development & Engineering / General

COM051430   COMPUTERS / Software Development & Engineering / Project Management

COM051330   COMPUTERS / Software Development & Engineering / Quality Assurance & Testing

COM051240   COMPUTERS / Software Development & Engineering / Systems Analysis & Design

COM051440   COMPUTERS / Software Development & Engineering / Tools

COM073000   COMPUTERS / Speech & Audio Processing

COM088000   COMPUTERS / System Administration / General

COM019000   COMPUTERS / System Administration / Disaster & Recovery

COM020020   COMPUTERS / System Administration / Email Administration

COM088010   COMPUTERS / System Administration / Linux & UNIX Administration

COM030000   COMPUTERS / System Administration / Storage & Retrieval

COM088020   COMPUTERS / System Administration / Windows Administration

                      COMPUTERS / Systems Analysis see Software Development & Engineering / Systems Analysis & Design

COM011000   COMPUTERS / Systems Architecture / General

COM048000   COMPUTERS / Systems Architecture / Distributed Systems & Computing

COM070000   COMPUTERS / User Interfaces

COM056000   COMPUTERS / Utilities

                      COMPUTERS / Video Games see GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Video & Electronic

COM057000   COMPUTERS / Virtual Worlds

                      COMPUTERS / Viruses see Security / Viruses & Malware

COM060080   COMPUTERS / Web / General

COM060100   COMPUTERS / Web / Blogging

COM060010   COMPUTERS / Web / Browsers

COM060170   COMPUTERS / Web / Content Management Systems

COM060130   COMPUTERS / Web / Design

COM060110   COMPUTERS / Web / Podcasting & Webcasting

COM060120   COMPUTERS / Web / Search Engines

COM060070   COMPUTERS / Web / Site Directories

COM060140   COMPUTERS / Web / Social Media

COM060150   COMPUTERS / Web / User-Generated Content

COM060160   COMPUTERS / Web / Web Programming

COM060180   COMPUTERS / Web / Web Services & APIs

If your title does not have subject content, i.e. a blank book, please use the Non-Classifiable term below. Otherwise, use the Subject/General term in the closest descriptive area. NON000000 NON-CLASSIFIABLE

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