Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Engineering 101 - The Right Tool for the Right Job: Getting Started


Engineering 101: An introduction to the engineering design process and resource design tools by means of projects, lectures, homework, mentor visits, and team meetings. Team projects, including service learning, require application of creativity, engineering analysis, and computational tools. Readings, lectures, and discussions also examine the areas of technology in society, engineering ethics, and library research methods. Various computer software tools are introduced and used. This course fulfills the foundations of information technology core category.

Google: The Researcher's Multi-Tool

Multi-tools are handy and useful for many jobs. But none of the multi-tool tools are as good as the real tool. And no professional would rely solely on a multi-tool. Similarly, Google is a handy and useful research tool, but not as good as the research tools available from the library.    

Multi-tool pocket knife with all different tools opened.

Subject Guide

David Malone's picture
David Malone
Hekman Library 306B
1-616-526-6072 / ‪(616) 259-6497 (text)