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Standards Resources: Government Regs & Standards

This is a basic subject guide to standards series that are paid by subscriptions, individual purchase, or free.

Information Assistance

If you need assistance determining whether the library has access to a specific standard, please call the Libraries' Information Desk at 494-2873. You may also use the Libraries' Ask A Librarian service.

Specific standards not owned by Purdue may be requested via the Engineering Library's Purchase Request


Government Regulations

This list contains the major regulations of the federal government and the state of Indiana.  Government agencies may also list their regulations on web sites.

CFR - Code of Federal Regulations contains regulations adopted by the U.S. government and its agencies

FR - Federal Register contains announcements of the government as well as updates to federal regulations

IAC - Indiana Administrative Code includes the state's regulations

IR - Indiana Register also contains announcements and changes to regulations


Military Standards, Specifications, and Drawings

Here are two sites related to military and federal standards and specifications:

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