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Applied Engineering/Technology: Applied Engineering & Technology

This guide is designed to help you find materials available from the Houston Cole Library for research in technology and engineering.

Library Subscribed Databases for Applied Engineering & Technology (ID Required)

The Department of Applied Engineering (TEC) offers degree programs including Pre-Engineering, Applied Manufacturing Engineering, Applied Electronics Engineering, Industrial Leadership, and Occupational Safety and Health Management. And the department also offers courses leading to the Master of Science degree with a major in Manufacturing Systems Technology. JSU Library provides information resources for curriculum support. The following list provides AE related and interdisciplinary databases (ID may require for access):

Library Video Databases (ID required)

About Collections at JSU Library

Circulating / Reference Collection

Books available for borrowing by students and faculty members. They are shelved on the stacks on 10th Floor of the library under Call Number T. Reference books are in-library use only. Special permission may be needed for checking out print reference books. To view a list of technology reference books, please click here. JSU library also provides access to electronic books. ID may require for off-campus accessing these E-books.

JSU students and employees can use ALLIES cooperative service, which allow them to walk into a participating library and check out materials using a photo ID or to place online requests and/or check out items from any of the ALLIES libraries (Auburn University, Auburn University at Montgomery, and the University of Alabama).

Micoforms:

Applied Engineering and Technology microforms (mainly microfiches and microfilms) are located on 10th floor. They are in-library use only. Microforms can be viewed and printed out by using the microform reader machines (located on 2nd floor).

Government Documents:

Most government documents are located on 10th floor under call number T. They are integrated into the regular agricultural collection. Some pamphlets can be found in the Vertical File cabinets on 2nd floor under SuDoc Classification System. For more information on government documents, please click here.

About Journals, Magazines & Databases

Periodical = Serial = a publication that comes out regularly (weekly, monthly, quarterly, etc.) that uses a numbering system that is intended to continue indefinitely. Magazinesjournals and newspapers are all referred to as periodicals or serials. A list of online Engineering publication can be accessed here.  A list of online Technology publication can be accessed here.

Scholarly Journals are academic periodicals that publish on a regular schedule (monthly, quarterly, etc.). They offer original scholarship and reviews written by expert scholars. Most include long articles with footnotes and/or bibliographies.  

General magazines have essays, editorials, and news written by journalists for non-experts with photos, cartoons, sidebars, usually sources are not cited. They are good for basic information, news, opinions about public policies, etc.

Databases are collections of articles from journals, magazines, and newspapers. Use databases to search hundreds of different publications to find articles on your topic. A list of library databases can be accessed here.

Library of Congress Classification --- Technology

         Technology (General)

TA        Engineering (General). Civil engineering

TC        Hydraulic engineering

TD        Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering

TE        Highway engineering. Roads and pavements

TF        Railroad engineering and operation

TG        Bridge engineering

TH        Building construction

TJ         Mechanical engineering and machinery

TK        Electronic engineering. Electronic. Nuclear engineering

TL         Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics

TN        Mining engineering. Metallurgy   

TP        Chemical technology

TR        Photography

TS        Manufactures

TT        Handicrafts. Arts and crafts

TX        Home economics. Hospitality industry

Professor, Law/Technology Librarian

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Hanrong Wang
Contact:
Houston Cole Library, 10th Floor

Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville, Alabama 36265

Tel: ++1-256 782-5250

Fax: ++1-256-782-5872

hwang@jsu.edu

Research Guides

Also Contact Me for:

  • to discuss ways the Library collections can support your curriculum and research needs through the acquisition or provision of access to resources;
  • to answer questions about library research materials, tool, services, policies, or procedures;
  • to obtain reports on library collections and services for program reviews, accreditation reports, grant applicants, etc.;
  • to schedule research instruction or support sessions tailored specifically for your course topic or project;
  • to obtain additional or individualized research assistance for students and faculty.

Normal Working Hours

Fall, Spring, May & Summer Sessions :

Monday-Wednesday: 9:00 A.M.-5:30 P.M.

Thursday: 3:30 P.M.-11:00 P.M.

Friday: 9:00 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Office Location: 10th Floor, Houston Cole Library

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