Collection Development Policy

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Engineering Technology

Engineering Technology Department  (School of Technology and Public Management)  

Librarian Liaison:  Gina Garber 
Faculty Representative:
John Blake  

Location of Collection: Woodward Library, Level 3

Overall Collecting Level:  Desired level is C=Study

Purpose/ program description:  Four year program offering concentrations in  manufacturing, electronics, and robotics. Engineering technology emphasizes "hands-on" applications rather than mathematical analysis. 

  • Accrediting body:   N/A
  • Degrees offered: B.S. in Engineering Tech; Associates in Electronics Tech.

Collection Development Plan

  • Targeted Areas:  manufacturing technology, electronics and electrical engineering, robotics, automation, and mechatronics, mechanical engineering, civil and construction engineering, as well as general engineering topics, history of technology and technology-society issues.

General Collection Guidelines

Languages: English

Chronological Guidelines: A= Pre 1900; B= 1900-1960; C=1961 -present

Dates of Publication: 2009-

Geographical Areas:   World

Noted Publishers: ABET Publications; American Academy of Environmental Engineers; American society for Engineering Education; #1 Engineering Books  

Reviews:    H-net online reviews; Books in Print 

Material Formats Collected: monographs, videos

Material Formats Excluded: workbooks or other consumables, review copies, computer software, instructional software,  books on CD or tape (library storage/operational constraints) 

Other General Considerations:   

Statement of Collection Strengths and Weaknesses:   concentrating  on building manufacturing technology, electronics and electrical engineering, robotics, mechanical engineering, environmental and civil engineering, construction.

Subject/Format Subdivisions:   

  • Technology  (general) (T10.5-995)
  • Engineering, civil (TA164.2030)
  • Hydraulic Engineering (TC1-1665)
  • Environmental technology; sanitary engineering (TD1-931)
  • Highway Engineering (TE1-450)
  • Railroad Engineering & Operation (TF1-1620)
  • Bridge engineering (TG1-470)
  • Building construction (TH1-9745)
  • Mechanical engineering and machinery (TJ1-1496)
  • Electrical engineering, electronics. Nuclear Engineering (TK1-9971)
  • Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. astronautics (TL1-4050)
  • Mining engineering. Metallurgy (TN1-997)
  • Chemical Technology (TP1-1185)
  • Photography (TR1-1050)
  • Manufactures (TS1-2293)

 Related Subject Areas:    

Impact of Local, Regional, or National Cooperative Programs:    

Other Considerations:


Date Prepared: 9/2003; Last Updated 8/2013