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Subscription Standards & Technical Reports
Standards are rules, techniques, and conditions for engineering design, industrial practices, units of measurement, terminology, etc. Standards can be mandatory or voluntary. Think of standards as rules for uniformity, size, quality, performance, shape, definition and testing methodology of manufactured products.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students can access standards purchased by the library through a few online outlets. Print standards can be found on the west wing on the second floor of the Grainger Engineering Library. See Grainger Engineering Library's page on Standards and Technical Reports for more information, or contact a reference librarian for assistance.
Print only; no online access. Located at the Grainger Engineering Library. Please ask the Reference Desk if you need assistance locating an ANSI standard.
Provides online access to ASTM standards purchased by the University Library.
Standards from IEEE and their affiliates.
SAE standards are only available in print and microfiche; no online access. They are located at the Grainger Engineering Library. Please ask the Reference Desk if you need help locating an SAE standard. SAE often reissues their standards as Technical Papers, available through this link. If the standard you are looking for is not available as a Technical Paper, a hard copy may be at the Grainger Engineering Library.
SAE Technical Papers
SAE Technical Papers are available online to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign affiliates. Some of the technical papers contain reissues of SAE standards.
Standards & Technical Report Resources
General resources for researching and finding standards and technical reports.