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Research Guide for the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)

Technical reports

Many NTIS database records link to full text PDFs of government research reports and documents. Included in the Library's subscription; "Full text" icon then NTRL's PDF upper left.

Georgia Tech Library subscription standards databases

Includes ASCE standards

Includes ASME standards. Click on the top blue row "Standards" tab, then "Click here to access institutional account" (top right corner). American Society of Mechanical Engineers. If off-campus, VPN may be needed.

ASTM standards. In 2001, the American Society for Testing and Materials changed its name to ASTM International.

The ASTM Compass platform also includes selected standards for:

  • AASHTO (American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials)
  • AATCC (American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists)
  • AENOR UNE (Asociación Española de Normalización y Certificación; AENOR UNE is the Spanish Association for Standardisation and Certification); EN ISO (European-ISO/ASTM Adopted Standard)
  • API (American Petroleum Institute), ASTM
  • AWS (American Welding Society)
  • AWWA (American Water Works Association)

If accessing from off-campus, VPN may be needed. Can refine to "My Subscription." 

If you have difficulty accessing the above standards databases off-campus, try using VPN. If access issues persist, Report an eResource Issue

Vendors. Standards for purchase by individuals

  • Accuris
    Accuris was originally founded as IHS Information Handling Services; later Markit and Global Engineering.
  • Document Center
  • Techstreet

Standards are typically available for purchase by individuals directly through the originating society or organization.

Dissertations and theses. GT Library databases

  • GT Library Catalog.  Includes links to full text Georgia Tech student dissertations and theses. "GT Theses & Dissertations" is a subset of the GT Library Catalog.

Patent databases