Networking and Communications

Welcome to the Networking Subject Guide

Greetings! This guide will provide links to materials of interest to students and faculty in the Networking program. 

Background Sources
These are resources to help you develop a basic understanding of a topic. These are typically online encyclopedias and dictionaries which are a useful starting point and helpful for background information. 

Library Databases
There are online reference and periodical resources to which DeVry University subscribes.  You may be familiar with some of these while others may be new to you.

Most of the Library's books are eBooks which can be read on your device.  You may also request print books from any of the onsite Libraries.

Open Access
There are a growing number of online journals which are usually free to the reader.  They are self-archiving and sometimes free of  copyright and licensing restrictions (you still must cite them if you use them).  Their costs are supported by publication fees paid by authors or are externally subsidized.  The quality of open access publications varies considerably.  Some are quite reputable while others are fronts for special interest groups. 


DeVry’s Network & Communications Management program integrates technology and business management coursework, enabling graduates to analyze communications needs, provide effective networking solutions and fill a critical niche in business organizations. The program addresses designing, implementing, securing and managing networks in order to gain a technical understanding of networking data, voice and images, as well as their strategic application in business.

DeVry University. (2014). Academic catalog [PDF version]. Retrieved from

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