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Welding: Finding Books

This guide lists the print, online, and media library resources relevant to this subject, as well as reliable, external web sources.

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Complete Holdings

To view a Google spreadsheet listing all Welding materials in the ACC libraries, click here.

NOTE: This spreadsheet is updated every semester. Check the catalog for up-to-the-minute updates.

Search Bookshelves

Materials in our libraries for this subject are shelved according to the Library of Congress Classification system. The print collection for this area is almost entirely at the Riverside Campus Library. The exception:  sculpture books are primarily at RGC. 

The information below can be used to locate reference books, e-books and books you can check out of the library

You can browse the library shelves by call number.  Common call numbers for this subject are:

NA Cast iron decoration

NB 1220 metal sculpture

NK 6400s Metal design and sculpture

NK 6510s Color on metal and moving metal

NK 8200s Ironwork

TS 220s Metal design, forming, forging

TS 200-300 General welding

TS 520 locks, locksmithing

TS 555 Aluminum welding

TS 620 Coppersmithing

TS 710 Metal coloring, bronzing and patination

TT 200s Metal crafting

TT220s Blacksmithing, forging, ironwork, metal forming

TT 267 Metal soldering and brazing

Why are some welding and art metals books in the Ns and some in the Ts?

The N section covers the design and artistic aspects of the topics while the T section covers the technical/how-to aspects of the subjects.

If you prefer, you can search the library catalog by keywords. Some good keywords to use are: blacksmithing, forging, ironwork, metal, metal sculpture, metallurgy, welding

  If you are not finding material you need, ask a librarian for assistance.  You can also search libraries worldwide through WorldCat. Ask your librarian about interlibrary loan if you find a title you need at another library.

Online E-Books

Online, full-text welding books accessible from on or off campus

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