COMP110 Professional Skills in Computer Science (2016-17)

Reading List

The recommended textbooks for this module are:

  1. F. Bott: Professional Issues in Information Technology.
    British Computer Society, 2005.
  2. W. Hughes, J. Lavery, and K. Doran: Critical Thinking: An Introduction to the Basic Skills (6th revised edition edition).
    Broadview Press, 2010.
  3. J. M. Kizza: Ethical and Social Issues in the Information Age.
    Springer, 2010.
  4. J. Zobel: Writing for Computer Science.
    Springer, 2004.

These textbooks are available from the library in printed and/or electronic form.
See http://library.liv.ac.uk/search/v?SEARCH=COMP110 for the corresponding entries in the library catalogue.

Regarding the practical skills that you need to develop on COMP110, Linux and LaTeX seem to be the topics that students find most challenging. The folowing e-books, available via the University library, will provide complementary information to that covered in the practicals: