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API Quick Overview

The American Petroleum Institute (API) collection is on the ASTM Compass platform. In order to use this collection:

  • Accept the ASTM License Agreement
  • On the home page of ASTM Compass, click on the API link
    • type in the standard #, for example: API RP 17P
    • to download, click on the yellow box "Download PDF"
  • There is a known access issue for off-campus users. We are waiting on a fix from ASTM.
    • Try using VPN to access the database
    • Try other browsers vs.Chrome
    • Otherwise, use this database on campus