Information Services


Resources for finding Standards.

For more information see the Standards (including Eurocodes) subject guide.


ASTM Standards and Engineering Digital Library

Access information: Access on and off campus.
Description: Full-text of current, withdrawn and historical ASTM standards as well as ASTM journals and technical publications. ASTM was formerly known as the American Society for Testing and Materials.



British Standards Online

Access information:

Access on-campus. Use VPN for off-campus - see above.

Description: Full-text of over 39,000 current, draft and historic British Standards, more than 16,000 of which are BSI adopted European and International Standards (ISO) including the full-text of all Eurocodes. An email alert service is available to track any changes in selected current Standards.
Coverage: Updated daily.



Construction Information Service

Note: Use the British Standards Online database for full-text access to British Standards and Eurocodes
Access information: Access on campus. Available off campus using the VPN.
Description: The Construction Information Service provides instant full-text access to current regulations, standards, technical advice and a vast array of related news and briefings. Key institutes and organisations that contribute to the service include: IStructE, CIRIA, CIOB, SCI, The Concrete Society, TRL, AJ, BSRIA, RIAI.
Additional information: British Standards Online for full text access to British Standards and Eurocodes



Access information: On and off campus
Description: E-book collection from ICE (the Institution of Civil Engineers) covering construction materials, contracts, Eurocodes, ground engineering, management, structures and buildings, waste and wastewater, etc.
  Most titles are available, with "S" in title list indicating access is available.


IEEE Xplore Digital Library

Access information:

Access on or off campus.

Description: Full text access to documents from IEEE journals, transactions, magazines, letters, conference proceedings, standards, and IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology) publications.