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Gallatin College Research Guide

Library resources for students at Gallatin College.

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Print and Electronic access to books on drafting and design technology are available through the MSU Library's online catalog.  For example, by using design drafting as a keyword search term, many title options are available to you in both print and electronic format. Other keywords to try:

  • Architectural drawing
  • Autcad
  • Cad/CAM systems
  • Computer aided design
  • Design drafting
  • Electronic drafting
  • Mechanical drafting
  • Mechanical drawing
  • Overlay drafting system
  • Structural design

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Design Drafting Publications

The MSU Library subscribes to these.  Please check our list of journals 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.