UC Libraries now has a subscription to ASTM Compass, which includes all ASTM standards, journals and STPs (Special Technical Publications). Access to standards includes both current and historical versions.
ASTM standards and publications cover many topics: consumer products, science, design, architecture, engineering, 3D printing, medical devices, etc. Go to https://www.astm.org/Standards/category_index.html to see an entire list of standards by category.
To access go to https://compass.astm.org/CUSTOMERS/index.html . If you are off-campus, log in to the UC VPN: http://libraries.uc.edu/off-campus-access.html
Some help using the COMPASS platform:
In the Fall, the Chem-Bio Library held two Mendeley workshop in the Chem-Bio Library’s Collaborative Zone (503 Rieveschl Hall) , making use of the library’s new wireless displays. The workshop covered: Mendeley installation, inputting & organizing citations, generating citations & bibliographies, installing citation styles, and creating groups and sharing references.
Check out the library’s Mendeley guide to get more information on Mendeley and the workshop’s materials: http://guides.libraries.uc.edu/Citation-Tools/Mendeley
Future Workshop Topics for Graduate Students
What are some workshops topics that you would like the Chem-Bio Library to consider developing for the future? These could include information tools, resources/software offered in the library, data management, electronic notebooks, and possibly other information & technology topics.
Let us know at the below survey!
E-journals hosted on the American Institute of Physics’ Scitation platform, including titles from AIP and other professional societies related to physics, are once again active.
See the full list of subscribed titles and years of coverage. Access these titles at http://scitation.aip.org/content/publications.
With this new local subscription, UC researchers can now access the full package of AIP journals and conference proceedings, including new-to-UC titles such as Biomicrofluidics. UC users also have access to selected journal titles from other societies, such as Medical Physics and journals of the Acoustical Society of America and AAPT.
Contact Ted Baldwin with questions: Ted.Baldwin@uc.edu or 513-556-4211.
UC users now have access to the 2006-2014 collection of e-books (over 1,000 titles!) from GeoScienceWorld! This collection consists of high-quality books published by the leading societies in the earth sciences, and covering a broad range of topics and research.
(Note: UC VPN/proxy login required to view off-campus)
For e-books dating before 2006, please refer to our subscriptions to the AAPG Digital Library and the Geological Society of London Special Publications (also part of GeoScienceWorld).