The following standards provide information on recommended practices as well as guidance for Departmental elements and others in the preparation of STI products.
This Standard outlines the elements, organization, and design of scientific and technical reports. It provides guidance to individuals and organizations in preparing reports and contains examples of best practices, with a recognition of the changing environment driven by the growing digital environment.
This standard helps authors and editors prepare useful abstracts by describing the components of an abstract and appropriate styles; includes examples which illustrate the instructions presented in the standard and clarifies how to handle special cases.
This standard describes a flexible and unique numbering system that improves access to scientific and technical reports issued by the government and private organizations. It explains how and where the Standard Technical Report Number (STRN) should be assigned and used.