MIT site providing an Inventor's Handbook of frequently asked questions (FAQ), an Inventor by the Week for browsing inventors and inventions, a Search feature and information on how to apply for a patent for your own invention.
Catalog of standards indexed alphabetically and identified by the alpha-numeric designation of the organization that administered the development work. The electronic version has over 11,000 approved ANSI standards available for purchase. It also contains information about other ANSI publications and services.
The SAE Standards web page provides information on SAE standards including the "AS" (Aerospace Standards) series and the "AMS" (Aerospace Material Specifications) series. These can be be searched by topic and downloaded from the SAE website for a fee.