Automotive Technology Resources

SELECTED RESOURCES FROM THE BFIT LIBRARY


AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR DATABASES (ON-CAMPUS USE ONLY)

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MAGAZINE DATABASES (ON & OFF-CAMPUS USE)

EBSCO OmniFile Full-Text Select 
Also contains many articles from automotive publications, most in full text, including: Automotive Industries, Automotive Engineer, Automotive News, and others.

Gale PowerSearch
Contains many full-text articles from Automotive publications including: Automotive Body Repair News, Automotive News, Automotive News Europe, Diesel Progress, Motor Age, Ward's Dealer Business and many others

 

eBOOK DATABASES (ON & OFF-CAMPUS USE)

EBSCO E-BOOK COLLECTIONFull-text books available from BFIT's Online Collection.

 

SUPPLEMENTAL COURSE eBOOKS 

ASE Test Prep

Engine Repair (A1) 
by Ginther, Charles

Automatic Transmissions/transaxles (A2)

Engines

The Science and Technology of Materials in Automotive Engines
Yamagata, Hiroshi

Automotive Engines : Control, Estimation, Statistical Detection
by Stotsky, Alexander A.

Gasoline Engine Management : Systems and Components
by The Institute for Career Research

Transmissions

The Automotive Transmission Book
by Fischer, et al. 

Automotive Transmissions : Fundamentals, Selection, Design and Application
by Lechner, et al. 

 

AUTOMOTIVE WEBSITES


General

Automotive Glossary -- Edmunds
A helpful page for automotive technology terms. Created by Autoworld.

Automotive Engineering International
From SAE International, provides broad coverage of international automotive news, with a focus on industry standards.

United States Council for Automotive Research
Contains news, and industry information.

U.S. Department of Transportation
A wealth of information including transportation policies, briefings and informative videos.

Clean & Green Technology

EPA -- Clean Automotive Technology
The EPA page for environmentally friendly technology alternatives.

FuelEconomy.gov
"This rich resource provides information on gas consumption, greenhouse gas emissions, air pollution ratings, and safety for new and used cars and trucks." From Library Journal.

Professional Organizations

Society of Automotive Engineers
Website of the professional organization for automotive engineers. Contains valuable information for those in the profession or those aspiring to be in the profession.

National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence
Organization that tests and certifies automotive mechanics.

Automotive Industry Action Group
The Automotive Industry Action Group is an association of companies involved in the automotive industry. Its purpose is to provide an open forum where members cooperate in developing and promoting solutions that enhance the prosperity of the automotive industry.

International Automotive Technicians Network
This is an international professional organization which claims to be the largest network of automotive technicians in the world.

Automotive Service Association
This is an international professional organization which claims to be the largest network of automotive technicians in the world.

Employment & Job Boards

Car People Jobs
An employment website specifically for jobs in the automotive field.

Dice.com
An employment website that specializes in technical positions.

Indeed.com
A conglomerate of newspaper employment listings, employment websites, and professional organizations.

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