Of Libraries and Interns


It is the time of the year when companies hire interns for the summer.  Let’s face it.  Interns are hired to help with the stuff that most designers and engineers do not have the time to address.  In our experience, that means libraries.  Libraries are the bane of every engineering organization.  They are important, but they are time-consuming and tedious.  What better activity to give to a greenhorn?  Right? 

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Understanding Component Library Management

At the Del Mar Electronics Show in 2013, I had an opportunity to meet the publisher of US Tech. As a result of the meeting, I was given the opportunity to write about component library issues. The article below was to test the waters to see if there would be any response. The idea was to start a series on the topic of libraries. This article focuses on the need for a good bill of materials.

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