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Engineering Technology Collection Development Guidelines: Collection Development Plan

Engineering Technology Collection Development Plan

Program Description:

The Department of Engineering Technology motivates students to think creatively and to acquire analytical and technical skills in preparation for employment with industrial employers around the region. The programs also offer continuing education opportunities for advancement in the field. 

Accrediting body:

Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accrediting Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET)

Degrees offered:

A.A.S. Engineering Technology with concentrations in Automotive, Construction, Electronics, and Mechatronics Engineering Technology

B.S. Engineering Technology with concentrations in Automotive, Construction, Electrical, Manufacturing, Mechatronics, and Mechanical Engineering Technology

M.S. Engineering Technology

Minor in Engineering Technology

Overall Collecting Level Desired:

3: Instructional Support (see description of collecting levels)

Target Areas:

  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Robotics
  • Electronics and Electrical Engineering
  • Automation
  • Mechatronics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil and Construction Engineering
  • General Engineering
  • History of Technology 
  • Technology-Society Issues

Focus Areas:

  • Roto-Wing Aviation

Related Subject Areas

  • Engineering



Geographical Emphasis:


Chronological Emphasis:


Noted Publishers:

ABET, American Academy of Environmental Engineers, American Society for Engineering Education

Preferred Dates of Publication:

2009 - present

Types of Resources:

monographs, handbooks, dictionaries, encyclopedias, anthologies, videos; textbooks may be considered for information not readily obtainable elsewhere

Notes and Other Considerations:


Review Sources:

Choice Reviews Online

Collection Levels by LC Subject Subdivisions

LC Subject Subdivisions
Call # Ranges Subject Collection Level
  Engineering Technology  
T 10.5-995 Technology, general 2
TA 164-2030 Civil Engineering 3
TC 1-1665 Hydraulic Engineering 3
TD 1-931 Environmental Technology. Sanitary Engineering 3
TE 1-450 Highway Engineering 3
TF 1-1620 Railroad Engineering and Operation 3
TG 1-470 Bridge Engineering 3
TH 1-9745 Building Construction 3
TK 1-9971 Electrical Engineering. Electronics. Nuclear Engineering 3
TL 1-4050 Motor Vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics  3
TN 1-997 Mining Engineering. Metallurgy 3
TP 1-1185 Chemical Technology 2
TR 1-1050 Photography 1
TS 1-2293 Manufactures 2


Contact Information

Department of Engineering Technology

Subject Librarian:
Scott Shumate

Faculty Representative:
Dr. John Blake

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