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Dictionaries and glossaries
These dictionaries focus on technology-related words and concepts.
Diccionario Informático - La Web del Programador
Frequently updated computer dictionary
With more than 600,000 human-edited definitions, Acronym Finder is the world's largest and most comprehensive dictionary of acronyms, 
FOLDOC is a searchable dictionary of acronyms, jargon, programming languages, tools, architecture, operating systems, networking, theory, and anything else to do with computers
Online glossary of Information Sciences in Portuguese from the University of Brasilia. O glossário geral de termos vinculados a Arquilologia, Biblioteconomia e Ciência da Informação é um serviço virtual de informação elaborado por alunos e professores do Departamento de Ciência da Informação e Documentação (CID) da Universidade de Brasília.
Existe una versión en papel en seis lenguas, español, catalán, francés, inglés, alemán y sueco, con el título: Diccionario multilingüe de términos bibliotecarios. El libro es publicado por la editorial Taranco. There is a print version of this dictionary that includes translations to seven languages: Spanish, Catalan, French, English, German, and Swedish. The title of this dicitonary is: Diccionario multilingüe de términos bibliotecarios published by Taranco.
General dictionary with an emphasis on library science, librarianship, and library terminology.
Diccionario general con énfasis en terminología de biblioteconomía, bibliotecología y bibliotecas.
Free online dictionary of computer and technology terms. The goal of the Tech Terms Dictionary is to not just define computer terms, but explain them as well. 
The Computer Dictionary is based on the FOLDOC dictionary by Denis Howe. It consists of almost 14 thousand computer-related terms
Computer jargon explained
In English and Spanish 
Webopedia is an online computer dictionary for computer and Internet terms and definitions.


Best Practices
All over the world, librarians are developing successful programs and doing innovative things with technology that no one outside of their library knows about. This wiki was created to be a one-stop shop for information for all types of libraries.


Technology Blogs
A blog containing the info on internet searching, web design, search engine developments and anything that will interest librarians! 
Library Monk is... Written by Dan Greene, web designer and library geek. Topics covered here include Library and Information Science, Information Technology, web design, and maybe even a monk or two. 
News stories for technology-minded librarians.
ALA TechSource is a unit of the publishing department of the American Library Association. ALA TechSource publishes Library Technology Reports, Smart Libraries Newsletter, and the ALA TechSource Blog.
News and resources on Library 2.0 and the information revolution, including technology prodcut reviews, tutorials and more.
Mashable delivers the latest news on the social networking landscape. Also available in French.
TechCrunch is dedicated to profiling and reviewing new Internet products and companies.
Get the latest news in the technology world, such as reviews, articles, and blog reports.


Journals
Emerging technologies 
Identifies and analyses emerging technologies. Published by MIT.
International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM)
On trends and research results as well as the presentation of practical experiences gained while developing and testing elements of interactive mobile technologies

General technology topics
Reviews on technology related gagets including cell phone, digital camera, PCs, Software, Wi-fi, etc.
ZDNet
Covers technology news, comments and product reviews focusing on IT hardware, software, mobile, security, and other special topics
Wired Magazine
Coverage of current and future trends in technology

Technology and education
THE Journal
Education technology news for K-12 district leaders, IT personnel, and administrators
eSchool News
News and information to help K-20 decision-makers use technology and the Internet in North America's schools and colleges
eLearn Magazine
News, information, and opinion on the field of online education and training
Campus Technology
Focuses on the use of technology in higher education, especially information technology issues and trends.

Technology and law
Harvard Journal of Law & Technology
Discusses legal implications of emerging technologies

Human-Computer Interactions
Journal of Usability Studies
Peer-reviewed, international, online publication on the practice, research, and education of user experience design and evaluation.
Usability News
Free web newsletter that is produced by the Software Usability Research Laboratory (SURL) at Wichita State University. The SURL team specializes in software/website user interface design, usability testing, and research in human-computer interaction.
ACM Interactinos
Bi-monthly magazine on design of interactive products


Organizations and Consortia
The following organizations are related to technology and its use in various areas, such as education and librarianship.
This not-for-profit organization researches, teaches, supports, and creates diverse and dynamic elements of cyberculture. 
The Open Content Alliance (OCA) represents the collaborative efforts of a group of cultural, technology, nonprofit, and governmental organizations from around the world that will help build a permanent archive of multilingual digitized text and multimedia.
The Digital Library Federation is an international association of libraries and allied institutions whose mission is to enable new research by developing an international network of digital libraries.
Edtechtalk is a community of educators interested in discussing and learning about the uses of educational technology
The Digital Divide Network is the Internet's largest community for educators, activists, policy makers and concerned citizens working to bridge the digital divide.