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Architectural & Manufacturing Sciences Research Guide
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Architectural & Manufacturing Sciences

Department of Architectural
& Manufacturing Sciences

Departmental Research Guide

This research guide relays some basic information on library and information resources pertaining to the concerns of this department, as provided by University Libraries and/or sites on the World Wide Web.

1. LC Call Nos.    2. Finding Articles    3. Ref Collection    4. AMS Faculty    5. Prof. Societies    6. Websites


1. To Shelf-Browse for Books (using main Library of Congress Subject Divisions)

Books on subjects associated with this field are shelved under the call number ranges listed below. Use TOPCAT to search for specific items in the collection, or more narrowly-defined subjects.

Industrial Production Economic Conditions: HD28-HD70 ------- Architectural Drawing & Design: NA2695-NA2790 ------- Design & Illustration: NC730 ------- General Technology: T ------- Building Construction: TH ------- Mechanical Engineering: TJ ------- Electrical Engineering & Electronics: TK ------- Metallurgy: TN600-TN799 ------- Chemical Engineering: TP ------- Manufacturing Processes: TS ------- Wood Technology: TT180-TT345 ------- various bibliographic subjects (Z)

2a. To Find Journal and Magazine Articles (using indexing/abstracting/full-text services)

The following services are recommended for use by first-year students and nonmajors:

2b. To Find Journal and Magazine Articles (using indexing/abstracting/full-text services)

The following services are recommended for use by advanced students and researchers:

Special Resources


3. Monographic and Other Reference Materials in the Helm Library and Kentucky Building

The following are recommended for use:

  • handbooks, dictionaries, encyclopedias, directories, etc.: available in Helm Reference, mainly in the TTATHTJTKTPTS, and TT parts of the collection. Note, for example:  Index & Directory of Industry Standards T59.2 .U6.I5 ------- Job Opportunities for Engineering MajorsTA157.P445 ------- Standard Handbook of Engineering Calculations TA332.S73 ------- The Metal Databook TA459.N39x ------- Handbook of Structural Engineering TA633.H36 -------Time-Saver Standards for Architectural Design Data TH151.T55 ------- The Control HandbookTJ213.C642 ------- McGraw-Hill Machining & Metalworking Handbook TJ1185.W35 ------- The Electronics Handbook TK7867.E4244 ------- Juran's Quality Handbook TS156.Q3618.
  • architectural drawings and studies on historic architecture, in the Kentucky Building.

4. Dept. of Architectural & Manufacturing Sciences Faculty

5. Related Professional Societies (for professional news, careers/jobs, memberships, etc.)


6. Web Sites Recommended by Dept. of Architectural & Manufacturing Sciences Faculty

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