Computing: Home

This guide is here to help Ara's computing students excel in their studies.

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning has a huge number of video learning resources. See the LinkedIn Learning webpage in this subject guide for resources relevant to your courses. 

O'Reilly eBooks

Don't forget to use O'Reilly eBooks. This database contains thousands of all the latest searchable eBooks, videos, and case studies on all aspects of computing and technology. Available 24/7.

How to use O'Reilly eBooks

Welcome

Welcome to the Computing subject guide. A selection of resources have been hand selected for you to use to aid you with your studies. If you have any questions at all please contact the library.

Information and Research Skills

For help on how to find, evaluate and present information we recommend the Information skills subject guide This guide will ensure an easier pathway to academic success!  We also have a Research subject guide  for those of you taking your studies to the next level.   

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Image source: Open University

 

Ask Live

AskLive is our instant messaging service. You can chat with the library by entering your question in the box below that says “Type here to chat …”

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Ask Live operates during our opening hours at City campus, Christchurch. We are open 7 days.

Please note:

  • In the evenings and weekends, specialised support may not be available. If so, your question may be referred to an expert for action on the next working day.
  • In My Ara, under “Learning Resources” you may also find what you need by entering keywords in the box on the "Learning Resources" page in My Ara.