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Engineering Internet Resources

This page contains links to web sites outside of Tarleton.

The links are provided as a convenience for research.

Tarleton has no control over, and is not responsible for the content found on external sites.

Please contact the subject-specialist librarian if you have research questions, would like library instruction, or have material purchase requests.

Margie Maxfield Huth- Engineering and Computer Science
Systems Librarian - Office 250
phone: 254-968-1955
Margie Maxfield
Jodee Tennyson- Engineering Technology
Acquisitions Librarian - Office 111
phone: 254-968-9475
Jodee Tennyson

Help is also available by using the Ask a Librarian page, emailing at, calling (254) 968-9249, or coming into the library.

Engineering Links - meanings for over one million acronyms. May be useful when reading technical documents.

American Society for Engineering Education - Non profit organization comitted to furthering engineering and engineering technology education.

eFunda - stands for engineering Fundamentals. Its mission is to create an online destination for the engineering community, where working professionals can quickly find concise and reliable information to meet the majority of their daily reference needs. - Engineering jobs, resources, games, and news. Includes articles, calculators and videos.

Engineering Your Future - profiles and interviews with real engineers about their career paths. 

EurekAlert Technology and Engineering- Developed by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), this web site announces the latest findings and research advances in the engineering and technology.

Galaxy: Engineering and Technology - Engineering and Scientific Links - Lots of useful links for the engineer.

How Stuff Works - Shows how different technologies from the screwdriver to the space shuttle work. Also includes news on new innovations and products.

IEEE - Dedicated to advancing technology and innovation, IEEE is one of the leading engineering professional organizations. They publish a variety of publications and standards, and hos the IEEE Xplore Digital Library. 

NIST Laboratories - links to the various NIST Laboratories that provide standards for various engineering specialties.

Public Library of Science (PLoS) - Non-profit publisher and advocacy organization that makes medical and scientific literature freely available on the web.

Standards on the Internet - from ANSI

Universal Design: Process, Principles and Applications - From the University of Washington, this study puts UD principles into practice by applying them to a variety of situations. 

US Patent and Trademark Office - Information about applying for patents, as well as a database of patents going back to 1790.