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Library Materials for Marine Technology

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The classification VM contains materials on naval architecture, shipbuilding, and marine engineering. Within this classification, books on Marine Engines can be found in the Library under VM731 through VM779. Works on special types of vessels are found in VM311 through VM466, with books on small craft in VM320-VM360. This includes works on marine electricity and electronics in VM325 (found in the Library Catalog under the subject headings Boats and Boating -- Electric Equipment and Boats and Boating -- Electronic Equipment).  Works on marine surveying are found in two areas: in VM321, (listed in the Library Catalog under the subject heading Ships -- Inspection), and also in HE588.7 Boats and boating -- Inspection).  Works on maintenance and repair of small craft can be found in VM322, with books specifically on working with Fiberglass in TA455.P55 with engineering materials.

Also, works on Electronics in Navigation are found in VK560-VK561.


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♦  The Facts on File dictionary of nautical terms / Thompson Lenfestey, with Tom Lenfestey, Jr.
Ref. V 23 .L46 1994
Filled with essential nautical terms with over 8500 entries, listed alphabetically.
♦  Aak to Zumbra : a dictionary of the world's watercraft / the Mariners' Museum ; with contributions by M.H. Parry and others ; illustrations by M.H. Parry.
Ref. VM 12 .A23 2000
An ethnography of boats and vessels. More than 5,600 entries on watercraft that indigenous cultures around the world have designed for work, travel, and play make up this unique maritime reference.
♦  General industry regulations 29 CFR Part 1910 : with 1903 inspections, citations, and proposed penalities, 1904 recording and reporting occupational injuries
Ref. KF3570 .A2 G36 2013
Contains general occupational safety and health standards which have been found to be national consensus standards or established Federal standards.  [4/14]
(Also available online from OSHA)


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♦  Boating  (in Library  Current 2 years only)  [3/17]
♦  Boating World  (e-journal  2004 - present)
For those interested in boating, fishing, waterskiing, boat related activities. [3/17]
♦  Marina Dock Age (in Library  Current 2 years only)
”Providing marina/boatyard owners and managers with the information they need to meet ever-changing government regulations, operate more efficiently, expand their business, and improve their profitability.” [3/17]
♦  Soundings (in Library  Current 12 months only)
Emphasis is on objective coverage of the news, with regular features on people and their boats, upcoming events, new products, technology and services, and coverage of major national and international boating and yachting events.  [3/17]

Last updated 20131129/AL