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Gallatin College: Select resources for Drafting & Design Technology

Resources for Gallatin College at MSU programs.

Design Drafting Organizations

American Design Drafting Association  An international organization representing the drafting and design profession.  The website also includes forums, certfication information, career help, links to supplies.

ASM-The Materials Information Society  ASM is an engineering and scientific society that provides authoritative information and knowledge on materials and processes, from the structural to the nanoscale.

CAD Society  This is a not-for-profit industry association with the goal of fostering a community and encouraging open communication among those who make their living within the CAD industry

Design Drafting Jobs/Careers

Drafter Designer  It indicates one can find a new job, post and search resumes, and access a wealth of career resources.

URS  They indicate they are the largest full-service engineering design firms in the world. They are a leading provider of engineering, construction and technical services for public agencies and private sector companies around the world.

Desgin Drafting Forums

PowerCADD  Sponsored by Architecture Week.  You can view posts, submit a post, as well as search for specific topic.

Contractor Talk  This section is specifically for drafting and CAD.

Metal Meet   Use of CAD software in metalshaping

Design Drafting Publications

The MSU Library subscribes to these.  Please check the JournaList for holdings.

  • Computer aided design
  • Machine design
  • Machinery's handbook

The MSU Library does not have these, but articles can be requested through interlibrary loan.

  • CAD design and presentation
  • Computer-aided design, engineering and drafting

Design Drafting General Web Resources

Images for computer aided design  A cache of designs, which includes accompanying websites.

CAD Tutor  Includes free tutorials, forums, and other links.

Design and Drafting (YouTube)   How AutoCAD Mechanical speeds up the creation of a drawing.

Images for design drafting  Contains many designs along with websites.

CAD magazines, newsletters, and journals  Websites for various titles and descriptions.

CadPro   A source for software.

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