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Standards Resources: Government Regs & Standards

This is a basic subject guide to standards resources that are paid by subscriptions, individual purchase, or freely available.

Information Assistance

If you need assistance determining whether the library has access to a specific standard, please call the Library of Engineering & Science Reference Desk at (765) 494-0831. You may also use the Libraries' Ask A Librarian service.

Specific standards not owned by Purdue may be requested via the Library of Engineering & Science'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:

Subject Guide

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