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Standards Information: Library Resources

This guide introduces HKUST Library resources and quality Web sites on standards.

Library Databases

  • A standard states technical specification or other precise criteria designed to be used consistently as a rule, guideline, or definition. 1
  • Standards help ensure quality and compatibility of material, product, process or service.

ASTM compass : your portal for standards, testing, learning, & more
Provides online access to the complete set of ASTM Standards via the ASTM Compass platform. Online volumes are updated weekly and include access to work items, historical, withdrawn, and redline versions as well as workflow tools like annotations, version comparisons, bookmarks and more.

British standards online BSOL
Provides access to standards published by the British Standards Institution. Full-text is available for all modules

IEEE Xplore (1988-)
Full images of periodicals, conference proceedings, as well as standards published by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE).  Search Guide


1The British Standards Institution. What is a standard? Retrieved February, 2017 from

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