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Professional: Associations, Organizations

ABET: Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.
URL: http://www.abet.org/
ABET is a nonprofit, non-governmental organization that accredits college and university programs in the disciplines of applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology. ABET accredits over 3,700 programs at more than 750 colleges and universities in 30 countries, including NEIT's ELT program.  [11/16]
ASEE: American Society for Engineering Education
URL: http://www.asee.org/
Founded in 1893, the ASEE is a nonprofit organization of individuals and institutions committed to furthering education in engineering and engineering technology. It accomplishes this mission by promoting excellence in instruction, research, public service, and practice; exercising worldwide leadership; fostering the technological education of society; and providing quality products and services to members.  [9/16]
IEEE: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
URL: http://www.ieee.org
A professional association for electrical and electronic engineers. The site provides a variety of resources for professionals and students, including a standards database and project database. Users can find information on IEEE certificate programs, in addition to searching the Institute’s professional job site and student job site. News items, events, conferences, and publications also available on this site. [9/16]
ISCET: International Society of Certified Electronics Technicians
URL: http://www.iscet.org
The Certified Electronics Technician (CET) Program, founded in 1965, is designed to measure the degree of theoretical knowledge and technical proficiency of practicing technicians. The voluntary certification concept enables employers to separate knowledgeable job applicants from those with less training and skills. [9/16]
ISA: International Society of Automation
URL: http://www.isa.org
Founded in 1945, ISA develops widely used global standards; certifies industry professionals; provides education and training; publishes books and technical articles; hosts conferences and exhibits; and provides networking and career development programs. [9/16]
SWE: Society of Women Engineers
URL: http://societyofwomenengineers.swe.org/
Mission:  Stimulate women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders, expand the image of the engineering profession as a positive force in improving the quality of life, and demonstrate the value of diversity. [9/16]

General

Electronics Dictionary
URL: http://www.wilsonselectronics.net/dictionary.htm
Online electronics dictionary of definitions, acronyms and tech articles covering computers, internet, satellites, radio, tv and electronics.[older website, 9/16]
Engineering Dictionary
URL: http://www.engineering-dictionary.org
Links to other engineering dictionaries such as automotive and materials science.
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Glossary of Electrical Engineering Terms
URL: https://www.maximintegrated.com/en/glossary/index.mvp
From MAXIM, integrated.  [9/16]

Topics and Issues

EE Web: Electrical Engineering Community
URL:  http://www.eeweb.com/
This site is the web portal for electrical engineering, providing information on a variety of topics that users can explore. The portal also offers a product index, articles, projects, and discussion forums.  [9/16]
Google Patents
URL: https://www.google.com/?tbm=pts
In the search box, search for full text United States patents by typing "electrical engineering patents United States."  [9/16]

Digital Libraries

ASTM International: Digital Library
URL: http://www.astm.org/DIGITAL_LIBRARY
ASTM’s library provides information on industry standards in a variety of engineering fields. Users can search for standards or engineering publications by keyword search, or browse listings by selecting a topic or committee. [ [9/16]
The Thomas Edison Papers
URL: http://edison.rutgers.edu/
This collection includes 175,000 digitized document images of the life and work of Edison. [9/16]

Museums

Nikola Tesla Museum
URL: http://www.tesla-museum.org/
The museum’s site contains an archive of Tesla’s personal library. Includes a comprehensive index of Tesla’s publications. Users are able to view some of Tesla’s 3D models. [9/16] 

 Last updated 2016.11/ CW