Computer networking involves connecting two or more computers so that they may exchange information through data connections. The Internet is a prime example of a computer network.
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Business Information Services, communication & technology, communication infrastructure, computer architecture, computer network protocols, computer network security, computer networks, computer networks-management, data transmission systems, digital communications, Ethernet, information storage & retrieval systems, internet-access control internet traffic, local area networks  (LAN),  network computers, neural networks, optical communications, routing, signal detection, signal processing, storage area networks, system analysis, telecommunication, virtual networks, wide area networks  (WAN),  wireless communication systems, wireless mesh networks


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Online Open Access Journals

DOAJ:  Directory of Open Access Journals
DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to quality open access, peer-reviewed journals. 
ISRN Communications and Networking 
International Journal of Advanced Networking and Applications 
International Journal of Computer Communications and Networks  
International Journal of Computer Networks & Information Security
International Journal of Computers and Communications 
International Journal of Electrical, Electronics and Data Communication  
International Journal of Future Generation Communication and Networking  
International Journal of Networking and Computing  
Journal of Computer Networks and Communications

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Networking Search Engine
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American National Standards Institute  (ANSI)
The Institute oversees the creation, development and use of thousands of standards across sectors.
Cisco Networking Academy
Cisco's Academy Connection has resources for instructors, students, alumni, and administrators.
Federal Communications Commission  (FCC)
The FCC regulates interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and US possessions.
IEEE Communications Society  (ComSoc)
ComSoc is composed of industry professionals with a common interest in advancing communications technologies.
International Organization for Standardization
The world's largest developer and publisher of International Standards.
Internet Engineering Task Force
The mission of the IETF is to make the Internet work better by producing high quality, relevant technical documents that influence the way people design, use, and manage the Internet.
Microsoft Certifications
Lists the Microsoft certifications by name.
NSSN Search Engine for Standards
A search engine of over 300,000 standards worldwide from a wide range of developers, including organizations accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).
National Information Standards Organization
A non-profit association that develops, maintains, and publishes technical standards to manage information in our changing digital environment. Standards are available for free for non-commercial purposes.
National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), an agency of the US Department of Commerce, is the Executive Branch's principal voice on domestic and international telecommunications and information technology issues.
Network Computing 
Network Professionals Association
The Network Professionals Association (NPA) is a self-regulating, nonprofit association of network computing professionals that sets standards of technical expertise and professionalism.
Network World 
Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers
The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers SCTE) is a nonprofit professional association dedicated to advancing the careers and serving the industry of telecommunications professionals by providing technical training, certification and standards.
Telecommunication Industry Association
Trade association representing the global information and communications technology industries through standards development, government affairs, business opportunities, market intelligence, certification and  environmental regulatory compliance.
World Wide Web Consortium  (W3C)
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) develops technologies and standards to enhance the performance and utility of the World Wide Web.
Yahoo! Telecommunications News
Yahoo! Telecommunications News offers a list of current and archived press releases and articles regarding the telecommunications industry.