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Manufacturing Technology: In the Library

This is a guide to the Library's collection in Manufacturing Technology. It is not comprehensive, but rather provides a good starting point for research.

Call Numbers

If you want to browse the collection, these are some call numbers where you can find books about Manufacturing Technology.

  • TA177-185 -- Engineering Economy
  • TH5011-5701 -- Construction By Phase of Work
  • TJ1125-1345 -- Machine Shops and Machine Shop Practice
  • TS1-2301 -- Various Manufactures
  • TS155-194 -- Production Management

Subject Headings

This is a list of suggested terms to use in a search for Manufacturing Technology resources in the Library Catalog:

  • Industrial Management
  • Manufactures
  • Manufacturing Costs
  • Manufacturing Industries
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Production Engineering
  • Lean Manufacturing

Find Sources

Search multiple databases and the library catalog.

Type in keywords, titles, or authors to find what the library has to offer on your topic.

Lookup a journal article by DOI or PMID



If you have a DOI or a PubMed ID (PMID), enter it here to begin your request. This will point you to immediate full-text access through our subscriptions or Open Access (if available).

Selected Books

These books are in the circulating collection.  You may check them out for three weeks at a time.  When you click on the book, it will take you to the catalog, where you can check whether the book is currently available, or when it is due back, as well as where it is located.

These are available on the third floor in the Reference Room.  They are for in-library use only, but you can make copies of pages as needed.


The following titles are available on the main (2nd) floor in the Audio/Visual Room:


Quick changeover for lean manufacturing
Explains methods used to achieve changeover in molding, machining and metal forming. Case studies include the Wiremold Company, Associated Spring, Powers and Sons, and Hitachi Automotive Products.
Call #: TS183.3 .M33 2000 DVD (Reserve Desk)

Advanced manufacturing
Takes viewers into today's technological manufacturing facilities and shows the manufacturing processes that transform materials into a finished product, and the systems within that contribute to quality and increased productivity.
Call #: TS183 .A39 2003 DVD (Reserve Desk)

An introduction to lean manufacturing
From the Society of Manufacturing Engineers
Call #: TS183.3 .M3658 2000 DVD (Instructional Videos)

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