Name of Collection: Telecommunications (High School)

School Name: HS of Telecommunication, Arts & Technology

Address: 350 67th Street

Phone: 718- 759-3405

Fax: 718 -759-3490

Librarian: William Daniel

Librarian's e-mail:


Telecommunications encompasses many technologies and is one of the most rapidly advancing subjects in the world today. This pathfinder covers many areas such as - Internet; Web; Online; LANs; WANs; Satellite; Cable; Cellular; Wireless; WiFi; and much, much more!


  • Telecommunication(s) (Telecom)
  • Internet / Intranet
  • Web (World Wide Web)
  • Online
  • Satillite
  • LAN / WAN
  • Wireless / WiFi
  • Cable
  • Cellular

Subject Headings:
Telecommunications, Internet, Satillite, Wireless, Computer Technology.
Dewey Decimal Classification(s):
004, 005, 384

Key Books:

Derfler, Frank J.and Les Freed. How Networks Work. Emeryville, CA: Ziff-Davis Press, 1993.
Dodd, Annabel, Z. The Essential Guide to Telecommunications. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall PTR, 1999.
Dvorak, John C. et al. Online! The Book. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall PTR, 2004.
Eddings, Joshua. How the Internet Works. Emeryville, CA: Ziff-Davis Press, 1994.
Flickenger, Rob. Wireless Hacks. Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly & Associates, 2003.
White, Ron. How Computers Work. Indianapolis, IN: Que publishing, 2002.


Miller, Michael. Googlepedia: The Ultimate Google Resource. Indianapolis, IN: Que publishing, 2007.
Muller, Nathan J. Desktop Encyclopedia of Telecommunications. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1998.
Rojas, Raul ed. Encyclopedia of Computers and Computer History. New York: The Moschovitis Group, 2001.

Web Sites:

Computer Literacy.
How Stuff Works: The Telecommunications Library.
The Computer Museum History Center.
The Tech Museum of Innovation.

*An asterisk next to material indicates that it is recommended in this subject area but not available in this CCD collection.