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Library Materials for Automotive Service Management

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Books on Motor Vehicles can be found under the classifications TL1 through TL399 in both the Circulating and Reference Collections. These books cover a variety of subjects relating to the field of automotive service management with a broad range of management, business, and technical skills information applicable to employment in the transportation industries. Also find in TL153 books on Automobile Repair Shops and Service Stations, including their management (found in the Library Catalog under the subject heading Automobile Repair Shops--Management and Service Stations--Management), and HD9710 for the Automobile Industry and Trade.

Books

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♦  Automotive technology : principles, diagnosis, and service / by James D. Halderman.
Ref. TL152 .H25 2012
This book meets the needs for a comprehensive book that covers all eight areas of automotive service, plus the soft skills and tool knowledge that must also be taught. Because many automotive systems are intertwined, presenting all systems together in one text makes it easier for the student to see how they are all connected. Topics are divided into 130 short chapters, contains an index for easier searching.
♦  Complete book of collectible cars, 1940-1980 by Richard M. Langworth, Graham Robson, and the editors of Consumer Guide.
Ref. TL7 .A1 L35 1982
A guide to collectible cars going all the way back to 1940. Arranged alphabetically with photos (with color and b&w illustrations).
♦  Delmar's automotive dictionary / David W. South, Boyce H. Dwiggins.
Ref. TL9 .S64 1997
This ready-reference dictionary provides the automotive engineer, technician, mechanic, student, enthusiast or layperson with a single source for the most up-to-date definitions available for technical, professional and informal terminology used in today s automotive world.
♦  Diagnosis and troubleshooting of automotive electrical, electronic, and computer systems / by James D. Halderman.
Ref. TL272 .H223 2012

This source covers both automotive electrical and engine performance topics all in one book. NATEF-correlated, the text presents the principles and practices of diagnosis and troubleshooting of automotive electrical, electronic, and computer systems.
♦  Dictionary of automotive engineering / by Don Goodsell.
Ref. TL9 .G64 1995
Provides complete coverage of 3000 terms and over 100 detailed drawings currenlty used in automotive engineering worldwide.  Organized alphabetically and contains an appendix of abbreviations and acronyms.
♦  The encyclopedia of the motorcycle / Hugo Wilson ; photography by Dave King.
Ref. TL440 .W468 1995
 An extensive reference features a photograph gallery of classic motorcycles, a manufacturer listing that profiles every maker in the industry, design blueprints for special models, and production histories.
♦  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).
♦  Goodheart-Willcox automotive encyclopedia: fundamental principles, operation, construction, service and repair 
by William K. Toboldt, Larry Johnson, W. Scott Gauthier.
R
ef. TL205 .G66 2006
The Automotive Encyclopedia is a complete automotive library in one easy-to-understand volume. In addition to exploring the many sciences involved in vehicle operation electricity and electronics, hydraulics, pneumatics, etc. this comprehensive textbook details the design, operation, diagnosis, service, and repair of today s cars and light trucks. Contains photos, index, dictionary of automotive terms & an appendix.
♦  N.A.D.A official older used car guide
Ref. TL162 .N24 
Used car values based on older model cars. Updated three times a year.
♦  SAE glossary of automotive terms.
Ref. TL9 .S17 1992
Glossary of automotive terms which appear in SAE standards.
♦  The service consultant : principles of service management and ownership /
by Garner, Ron
TL153 .G365 2014
With coverage of task-oriented procedures for day-to-day operations as well as communications, relations, supervision, and customer delivery, this practical book provides readers with an in-depth examination of the multi-faceted responsibilities of an automotive service consultant.  [7/15]

Journals

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Suggested titles
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♦  Hot Rod (in Library  Current 12 months only)
Articles describing modifications to improve the performance and appearance of vehicles. Features street and racing vehicles, product and car tests and racing events. [3/17]
♦  Motor Trend (in Library  Current 5 years)
Contains articles on the automotive industry, auto repair, buying tips and other topics of automotive interest. [3/17]
♦  Popular Mechanics (in Library) (e-journal 1996 - present)
 ideas and information on automobiles, home building, maintenance, boating, outdoor recreation, electronics and science. [12/16]                                                                                                                                                                                                

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