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Computing and Games Technology: Welcome

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This page brings together key resources to help you find information relating to computing courses, including computer science, computer networks, cyber security, computer forensics, business and enterprise information systems, and games technology.

You will find information about key books and electronic resources, as well as help using the library and how to contact us. If you'd like to book a tutorial, visit the skills and training tab.

 

 New Books:

Gamification strategies for retention, motivation, and engagement in higher education : emerging research and opportunities
Cybercrime and digital forensics : an introduction
Google : how Google works
Blockchain technology applications in education
Machine learning : hands-on for developers and technical professionals
An introduction to 5G : the new radio, 5G network and beyond
Intelligent connectivity : AI, IoT, and 5G
Researching information systems and computing
Ubuntu Linux Bible
Learning PHP, MySQL, and JavaScript
Advanced Python Programming : Accelerate your Python programs using proven techniques and design patterns
Designing user experience : a guide to HCI, UX and interaction design
The Image Processing Handbook
Laws of UX: using psychology to design better products and services
Social engineering : the science of human hacking
Creating games with unreal engine, substance painter, and maya
Fundamentals of graphics using MATLAB
Fundamentals of Digital Forensics
Hands-on incident response and digital forensics
IoT security : advances in authentication
Cyber Litigation: The Legal Principles
Digital visual effects and compositing
The AI advantage : how to put the artificial intelligence revolution to work
Big data analytics and computing for digital forensic investigations
Introduction to interactive digital media: concept and practice

Discover Your Digital Skills @ BCU and Beyond

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Discover Your Digital Skills @ BCU and Beyond

Digital Literacy is an incredibly important set of skills in the modern world. Recognising your own strengths and weaknesses will help you improve on the skills you have academically, professionally and personally. Birmingham City University are offering access to the Digital Skills @ BCU Discovery Tool to help you evaluate and boost your digital literacy. Regularly visiting the tool will help you monitor your progress, and measure the differences you are making.

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The Customer Services librarians are available via chat, or you can pop into Curzon Library 11 am - 4 pm Monday-Friday and visit us at the help desk. We can offer guidance and support in searching, referencing, and using the library resources. Library Advisors are available Monday-Friday 9 am - 6 pm for general library queries.

 

James Dean is your Learning, Teaching, and Research Librarian. He can offer 1:1 support in finding and using information for assignments, referencing, and making the most of our specialist resources. Book a tutorial with James.

 

​Deniz Bilgen is your Collection Management Librarian. He liaises with the subject area to establish the resource requirements, purchases the required resources, and assists academics to develop their online reading lists. Email Deniz.

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