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ASTM Standards and Engineering Digital Library

The ASTM Standards and Engineering Digital Library (SEDL) is a vast collection of industry-leading standards and technical engineering information. The Library covers a broad range of engineering disciplines, including aerospace, biomedical, chemical, civil, environmental, geological, health and safety, industrial, materials science, mechanical, nuclear, petroleum, soil science, and solar engineering.

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Available in the UK & Ireland from Content Online Ltd, the ASTM Standards and Engineering Digital Library (SEDL) contains the following:


The 80+ volume Annual Book of ASTM Standards contains ASTM's 12,000+ standards and is available in print, CD-ROM and Online formats. The volumes can be purchased individually, as a section (at a 25% discount) or as the complete 80+ volume set (at a 50% discount). Sections available are as follows:


ASTM Journals keep you up to date on the most important findings and research in a broad array of engineering areas. All journal papers are peer reviewed and are abstracted/indexed in such top services as ISI Science Citation Index, COMPENDEX, Chemical Abstracts, etc. Online subscriptions include the complete backlist of ASTM Journals, which have been digitized back to the first issue of each journal.

Journal titles are as follows:

Symposia Papers and STPs

Discover the latest engineering research with ASTM Symposia Papers and Selected Technical Papers (STPs). This essential engineering collection contains over 29,000 papers - all of them peer reviewed. All symposia papers are published in book format (known as STPs or Selected Technical Papers). You can download individual papers from any book or simply download the entire book itself.

Manuals and Monographs

Get practical, hands-on application information (Manuals) or advanced and highly technical information (Monographs) from highly regarded experts in their respective fields. The ASTM Data Series cover specific applications, contain compiled data, and usually include explanatory text.

Subscriptions and Pricing

Contact us at for pricing and subscription options. A summary of subscription options is given below:

  • - Complete ASTM library of books and journal papers. 
  • - Entire library of Symposia Papers and STPs. 
  • - Entire library of Manuals and Monographs. 
  • - Entire Digital Library collection by Topic. 
  • - Entire library of Journal Papers. 
    • - Advances in Civil Engineering Materials (ACEM)
    • - Cement, Concrete and Aggregates (CCA) 
    • - Geotechnical Testing Journal (GTJ)
    • - Journal of ASTM International (JAI)
    • - Journal of Composites, Technology & Research (JCTR)
    • - Journal of Forensic Sciences Backfile (JOFS)
    • - Journal of Testing and Evaluation (JTE)
    • - Materials Performance and Characterization (MPC)

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Find out about the latest special offer for the complete ASTM Standards and Engineering Digital Library (SEDL) for academic institutions in the UK and Republic of Ireland.

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