Introduction to Computer Information Systems

An open educational resource to supplement course materials for an undergraduate college credit course in Computer Information Systems

Introductory computer information systems topics include computer hardware, software, networking, the Internet, information systems, programming, databases, and social issues. This complete book may be downloaded as a collection from Wikibooks:Collections/Introduction to Computer Information Systems.

Computers in Your Life

Introduction to ComputersEdit

Mobile Devices
  1. Computers in Your Life
  2. What is a Computer?
  3. Computers to Fit Every Need
  4. Computer Networks and the Internet
  5. Computers and Society
  6. Review


IPO Diagram
  1. The System Unit
  2. Storage
  3. Input and Output


  1. Systems Software
  2. Applications Software

Networks and the InternetEdit

  1. What is a Network?
  2. The Internet and the World Wide Web
  3. Internet Security

Business on the WebEdit

  1. Using Multimedia on the Web
  2. Advantages of E-Commerce
Systems Development Life Cycle


  1. Systems Development
  2. Programming Languages
  3. Database Management Systems

Computers and SocietyEdit

  1. Security and Privacy
  2. Intellectual Property and Ethics

See AlsoEdit

External LinksEdit