and Drafting Association
The ADDA is a professional organization for designers, drafters, architects,
illustrators, and technical artists.
American National Standards
ANSI coordinates the efforts of standards developers. This site provides information
about those efforts and the standards.
American Society of Mechanical
ASME is a resource for career information, products, and drafting-related
education and training.
Autodesk produces AutoCAD® computer-aided drafting and related software.
Autodesk User Group
AUGI is a professional organization of Autodesk users. This site provides
information about the services provided by AUGI and about how to join.
Explore this site for CAD information and resources.
Browse this online magazine for CAD-related news and other types of information.
Go to this online CAD magazine for resources such as articles, links, forums,
This site provides daily news updates and other types of CAD-related information
Visit this site for supplies for plotters and printers, etc.
This online graphics magazine contains many useful articles about CAD and
Visit the Design Community site for free forums for public communication related
to drafting and design.
Blick Art Materials
This site is a source for vellum, tracing, graph, and other drafting papers.
Organization for Standardization
Visit this site for information about the ISO standards.
For information on various topics related to drafting and design, visit the
Machine Design site.
Mayline provides furniture and equipment for the drafting office.
This site provides information related to material safety data sheets.
National Skill Standards
The NSSB provides information about CAD skill standards and certification.
The National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies issues
a certificate to people who have demonstrated technical mastery of the skills
needed for their profession.
of Manufacturing Engineers
SME provides information about industry events, as well as other services
for members only. Student memberships are available.
Go to this site for drafting equipment and supplies.
Tech Directions magazine provides information for trade and technology educators.
You can subscribe at the site and explore the links to other resources.
U.S. Patent and Trademark
This site provides information about patents and trademarks.