Recommended books

Essential MATLAB for engineers and scientists
The essential guide to MATLAB as a problem-solving tool.
eBooks UPC
A collection of e-books created by authors from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.
Safari Tech Books Online
A database of technical and computing ebooks.


Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
A database that provides full-text access to journals published by ACM.
IEEE Xplore
This database offers full-text access to journals, standards and proceedings published by the IEEE/IEE since 1988.
A collection of Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) from Springer.
Database of references and reviews of publications in the pure and natural sciences.
Telecommunications Database
Database on telecommunications.


Search engines, meta-search engines and directories
Collection of multidisciplinary and thematic search engines, meta-search engines and directories.
A selection of dictionaries
Wolfram Math World
One of the most complete reference websites on mathematics.
Mandelbrot Explorer
The web contains the best fractal images created by the Mandelbrot Explorer.
Catalog of free Compilers and Interpreters
Free catalogue that acts as a monitoring tool for all the resources that use free language.
Martindale's Calculators On-line Center
A compilation of websites that focus primarily on collating calculators, calculation sheets and other engines. is based on Wolfram Mathematica, a program among other technologies.
Digital logic
Basic tools used for analysing and designing digital.
The Collection of Computer Science Bibliographies
Collection of bibliographies that cover many IT science subjects.

Rules and standards

IEEE Xplore
This database offers full-text access to journals, standards and proceedings published by the IEEE/IEE since 1988.
International Telecommunication Union - ITU
ITU is the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies – ICTs.
Recommendations, guidelines, rules and standards
Documents that collate the methodological and technical specifications resulting from experience.

Press and news

Reuters. Technology
Sección tecnológica de la edición norteamericana en línea de la agencia de noticias.
The Economist. Technology Quarterly
Four-monthly supplement to the newspaper specializing in economic matters with a technology section.
Web that keeps you up-to-date with the latest technology trends.
Technology Review
Reports on new technologies and their impact.
MIT News: on campus and around the world
Channel and news of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Open-access resources

NMC Horizon Project
Project that acts as an observatory for trends applied to ICT.
Measuring digital development for policy-making
Dr Ismael Peña's doctoral thesis in which he proposes analysing the information society.