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Full length journal, magazine and newspaper articles can be found in our online article collections.

If a book or article cannot be found in PVAMU’s resources, it can usually be borrowed from another library. Fill out the Interlibrary Loan form, and please note that it may take several weeks to receive the item.

Find Books

Use the Online Library Catalog to locate books in the library. Search for engineering and related terms. Most of the books on engineering that can be checked out are in the TA section. You’ll find background information in the following items, which are located in the Reference area on the first floor of the Library.

  • New Penguin Dictionary of civil engineering Ref TA9 .B57 2005
  • Machinery’s handbook : a reference book for the mechanical engineer, designer, manufacturing engineer, draftsman toolmaker and machinist Ref  TJ151 .O245 2004
  • Civil engineering handbook REF TA151 .C57 2003
  • Electrical engineer’s portable handbook F TK151 .H53 2003
  • Mechanical engineering formulas pocket guide REF  TJ151 .H62 2003
  • Minimum design loads for buildings and other structures REF TH851 .M56 2003
  • Civil engineering formulas REF TA331 .H53 2002
  • IEEE 100 : the authoritative dictionary of IEEE standards terms REF  TK9 .I28 2000
  • Advanced engineering mathematics REF TA330 .D84 1998
  • The Wiley dictionary of civil engineering and construction REF TA9 .W44 1997
  • Perry’s chemical engineers’ handbook. REF TP151 .P45 1997
  • McGraw-Hill encyclopedia of engineering REF TA9 .M36 1993
  • Glossary of reliability and maintenance terms REF TS9 .M43 1997
  • Advanced mathematics and mechanics applications using MATLAB REF TA345 .W55 1997
  • The reference guide to famous engineering landmarks of the world REF TA15 .B42 1998

Useful Websites

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers –
    (American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) was founded in 1880. With current memberships of 120,000, ASME focuses on technical, educational and research issues of the engineering and technology community; conducts one of the world’s largest technical publishing operations; holds numerous technical conferences worldwide; and offers hundreds of professional development courses each year. ASME sets internationally recognized industrial and manufacturing codes and standards that enhance public safety.)
  • American Society for Testing and Materials International –
    (American Society for Testing and Materials International (ASTM International is a voluntary standards develop organization, a source for technical standards for materials, products, systems, and services. Standards developed at ASTM are the work of over 30,000 ASTM members who represent producers, users, consumers, government and academia from over 100 countries. )
  • IBM Patent Server –
    (International Business Machines Corporation maintains IBM Patent Server which provides information about over 40,000 IBM’s active patents and other proprietary information.)
  • IEEE –
    (The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. is a nonprofit organization. The IEEE is a leading authority on areas ranging from aerospace systems, computers and telecommunications to biomedical engineering, electric power and consumer electronics, etc. It has more than 365,000 members, including 68,000 students, in over 150 countries.)
  • The Institution of Engineering and Technology –
    (The Institution of Engineering and Technology was formed by the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE) and the Institution of Incorporated Engineers (IIE) and now has more than 150,000 members worldwide. It is the largest professional engineering society in Europe and the second largest of its type in the world. It has offices in London, Beijing, Hong Kong, New Jersey and Bangalore.)
  • National Technical Information Service –
    (National Technical Information Service serves our nation as the largest central resource for government-funded scientific, technical, engineering, and business related information available today. Here you will find information on more than 600,000 information products covering over 350 subject areas from over 200 federal agencies.)