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Produced by the American Society for Testing & Materials (ASTM International), ASTM Compass provides access to all the ASTM contents plus robust tools that help finding and using standards more effectively with upgraded functionalities like ‘Compare Versions’ of standards.

From one convenient platform, you can access any or all of ASTM's 13,000+ standards, the ASTM Digital Library that contains 50,000+ journal articles, 29,000+ research reports & Special Technical Publications, 1,500+ books, monographs, manuals, & data series.

To start your search, check "My Subscription" radio button then enter keywords, title, or standards designation. You can also register for a personal “Compass Account” with your UOW email address to save documents as Favourites or to share documents with other Compass users.

Please note: Full-text may not be available for all historical versions of the ASTM Standards. The latest version of a document is available download or view online.

|Videos on getting started with ASTM Compass
  • Streaming video
Alternate Name(s) DT+ , Digital Theatre Plus
Digital Theatre+ collaborates with world-class theatre companies, industry associations, practitioners and scholars to provide access to a growing collection of full-length theatre productions and educational resources.

The database contains recordings of hundreds of live captured performances across theatre, ballet, opera and classical music; Includes behind-the-scenes documentaries as well as teaching and learning resources to facilitate a deeper understanding of the productions and texts. Learning resources include a detailed introduction, plot summary, character biographies, a relationship map, language analysis, scene study, performance background and historical context for each play.
Alternate Name(s) Georef, Inspec, Inspec Analytics
Access premium engineering databases GeoRef, Inspec and Inspec Analytics through Engineering Village; Home of premium engineering databases, ideal for supporting the varying engineering research initiatives that academic institutions, corporations and government agencies face every day.

To search GeoRef or Inspec individually, use the checkboxes below the search bar to make selections and/or deselections.
Explore the interconnected data within Inspec to uncover patterns and trends in engineering, computing & physics research to understand your place in a global landscape. With these precision research analytics, you can set the direction for your research outputs and monitor their impact.
  • Australian content
  • Aboriginal content
  • Torres Strait Islander content
Alternate Name(s) Learning Ground (online)
Learning ground is a gateway to the latest national and international publications focusing on Indigenous education. It spans early childhood, post school education, adult learning, and encompasses areas such as cultural diversity, parent and community engagement, wellbeing, identity and oral language. Learning Ground indexes books, theses, articles, conference papers and reports on Indigenous education from publishers in Australia and overseas. Index. Dates vary.

| User Guide & obtaining documents
The Company of Biologists is a not-for-profit journal publisher with a mission to advance excellence in the biological and biomedical sciences.