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Standards: Standards we subscribe to

Note on full text standards

Available Standards at OSU

Note that the OSU Libraries buys online access to ASTM, ASABE, IEEE, and a number of items from MADCAD. The Library also purchases standards on an as needed basis through IHS.  The IHS subscription is used to order standards for classes, research and other purposes relavent to the mission of the University. The current subscription provides limited access to AASHTO, ACI, API, ASHRAE, and ASME.   Additional standards may be requested directly through IHS or through the Interlibrary Service (this service available only to current OSU faculty, staff and students). select the Other (Free text) form from the Interlibrary Services page. Beyond that, the Library does not have access.  

This page summarizes access for the complete standard sets the OSU Libraries buys or has free access to.
Online Standards From
American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers - ASABE

ASABE technical library

American Society for Testing and Materials - ASTM
Code of Federal Regulations - CFR  
IHS subscription (tutorial for searching and ordering standards)

IHS and IHS tutorial

Institute for Electronics and Electrical Engineers - IEEE
MADCAD provides access to the International Code Council (ICC), which includes building, mechanical, and plumbing codes, and the NFPA fire code MADCAD
Military Standards and Specifications - MIL-STDS or MIL-SPECS
National Information Standards Organization - NISO


Print Only Standards Book/Serial Location

American Society of Agricultural Engineers - ASAE

Goes online as ASABE Technical Library in 2005

ASAE Standards (1984-2005)
American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials - AASHTO Standard Specifications for Transportation Materials and Methods of Sampling and Testing
American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists - AATCC AATCC Technical Manual
American Concrete Institute - ACI ACI Manual of Concrete Practice
American Oil Chemists’ Society - AOCS Official methods and recommended practices of the AOCS
American Society of Mechanical Engineers - ASME ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code
Society of Automotive Engineers - SAE

SAE Handbook

CD-Rom (2006-present)
Books (1936-2005)

Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry - TAPPI TAPPI Test Methods


The organization of this web page is based on the North Carolina State University web page, Available Standards at NCSU