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Science (multidisciplinary and technology): A Guide to Web Resources


ASTM Web Site

A search engine provides access to 10,000 technical standards ASTM has developed and published; full text is not available.

National Institute of Standards and Technology

NIST is a non-regulatory federal agency that is part of the U.S. Commerce Department. The NIST Laboratories provide measurements and standards for U.S. industry.

NSSN: A National Resource for Global Standards

NSSN is a partnership of ANSI, government agencies, and international and private sector standards organizations. Its Web site can be used to search for and purchase standards from over 600 global sources. NSSN is also useful for tracking the status of a new development project, or identifying an individual who can interpret a standard.