Introduction to Computer Information Systems
Publisher: Wikibooks 2013
Today's world runs on computers. Just about every aspect of modern life involves a computer in some way or another. This is an open educational resource to supplement course materials for an undergraduate college credit course in Computer Information Systems.
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