Computer Networking: Home

This guide is to help students of computer networking find resources to succeed in their studies.

Library Information

Check out the books below. Here are some useful Shelf numbers. Ask a librarian to help you find them!

Subject Location Subject Heading
TK5105.5 Networking
T 58.6 Managing ICT 
QA 76.76 Programming languages

LinkedIn Learning (Formerly Lynda.com)

           LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning is an online resource for Ara students. Follow the videos and complete the exercises to independently develop your knowledge and skills. 

Hub, Switch or Router?

The life of a server administrator

Safari Books Online

Don't forget to use Safari Books OnlineThis database contains tens of thousands of all the latest searchable electronic books, videos, and case studies on all aspects of computing and technology. Available 24/7.

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.

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.