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Manufacturing Technology: Recommended Resources

ASM Resources

To access the following ASM online reference resources, you will need to either ask your instructor for the BC3 Library's login information or contact the BC3 Library at

ASM Handbooks

If this link does not take you to the ASM Handbooks, within ASM select ASM Content from the left navigation column.

Research and News Articles

Google Scholar Search

Google Scholar includes both books and articles. Be careful when selecting that the source is reputable. If an article is not made freely available online, remember that you can use the BC3 Library's Document Request form to request it and we will do our best to obtain it and email it to you - free of charge.

Company and Industry Information Resources

Web Sources

The following are excellent resources for information on processes and materials involved in the creation of a product.

Google Patents

Google Patents

How Products are Made

Featured Books


The BC3 Library has both print and electronic books on manufacturing processes. They are all listed in the BC3 Library Catalog where you will find Dewey call numbers to locate books on the shelves (lower level of the library) and links to connect you to e-books. E-books can also be searched separately in our two e-book collections: e-Book Central by Proquest and e-Book Collection by EBSCO.

Browsing the Stacks

Manufacturing technology books in the library can be found in the ??? area of the shelves. 


Use broad topics when searching for books, and then look in the book's table of contents or index for a chapter on your topic. For example search for books on manufacturing processes or plastics

How Products are Made

We have a collection of print reference books that describe how different products are made. Find them on the lower level of the library: 
How Products are Made, Call no. 670 H83g

BC3 Library Catalog

eBook Central

EBook Collection


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