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TRANSPORTATION  SAFETY SYSTEMS--SELECTED BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Keeley Library Topic Guide    3/28/2000

REFERENCE RESOURCES
A sample of  books which illustrate how things work.

Encyclopedia of Transportation  Ref. 388.03 E56 2000
Ultimate Book of Cross-Sections Ref. 629.046 D47 1996
Technology in Action, Science Applied to Everyday Life Ref. 603 E57 1998
The Way Things Work Ref. 600.M 117 1988
The Way Things Work, an Illustrated Encyclopedia of Technology Ref. 600 B582   1967
Encyclopedia of How It's Built Ref. 620 E56
How It Works Illustrated Ref. 620 G736 1974
Encyclopedia of How It's Made Ref. 670 E56
CD's, Super glue and Salsa How Everyday Products Are Made Ref. 670 C386 1996
DK Science Encyclopedia Ref. 503 D626 1993
Visual Dictionary of Physics Ref. 530.03 C437 1995
Illustrated Reference Book of Modern Technology Ref. 600 I295 1982
Illustrated Reference Book of Man and Machines Ref. 600 I29 1982

Books in the Circulating Collection

Problems in Manufacturing  658.55767 1994

sailscat.gif (2318 bytes)To locate items in our library network, search our New WebCat™using the following subjects.
Transportation Safety Safety engineering Industrial Safety Manufacturing Processes

PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE

SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE ELECTRIC LIBRARY
As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to http://www.sailsinc.org. Use Site Index or Frame Menu to locate databases. You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab

INTERNET RESOURCES FOR SAFETY

Vehicle and Equipment Information
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
Automotive Information Index Vehicle Safety and Emissions a Swedish University course
U.S. Department of Transportation Safety WELCOME TO THE SWEDISH NATIONAL ROAD ADMINISTRATION LIBRARY
Have you ever wondered how the engine in your car works or what makes the inside of your refrigeratorcold?  
Then How Stuff Works is the place for you!
See also  Design Team Product Development  for a list or resources about the team product planning and implementation process. The Keeley Library also has a Microsoft Powerpoint template for planning a project. This can be copied on the students' disk, if desired, or placed on the Science lab computers. Microsoft grants site license for any of the items on the ,Teaching and Learning with Microsoft CD.

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Jane Constant, Reference Librarian
Keeley Library, B.M.C.Durfee High School of Fall River
September, 1978  to  June, 2001