Don’t forget when researching your engineering and computer science projects that City Library has a subscription to the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) database.

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ASTM database portal


This database contains over 30,000 standards and the journals of the Society which cover  a wide range of subjects, including regulation of areas such as cyber crime. Active standards are clearly signed, as are historical versions making it easy to see how a test or standard has been developed and/or superseded. Results can be viewed online or in pdf format. The database is not just text based you may also access videos of test methods.

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Create an account with ASTM (it is free to you, as a student of City University). Once you’ve logged in, you can annotate a standard, bookmark a standard and access product alerts.

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