ACCURIS Engineering Workbench (formerly IHS)

Available at : Online Access through SSO login 

Note: Login to ACCURIS Engineering Workbench (formerly IHS) requires multi-factor authentication. You will need to install "Microsoft Authenticator" app on your mobile phone to facilitate the login. Details please refer to the guide on ITS' website.

Unfair or illegal use of copyright works from ACCURIS Engineering Workbench in violation of the license agreement will result in the termination of access to this resource. Please read and strictly observe below Terms & Conditions.

Off-campus Access Rights : P - PolyU Staff/Students only
On-campus Access Rights : P - PolyU Staff/Students only
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ACCURIS Engineering Workbench, formerly IHS, is a consolidated platform to provide access to the worldwide standards released by 400+ standard developing organizations.

Our current subscription includes:

  1. AATCC (unlimited users)
  2. ANSI (1 concurrent users)
  3. ASHRAE (unlimited users)
  4. ASME (unlimited users)
  5. CIE (unlimited users)
  6. JIS(JSA) (3 concurrent users)
  7. NFPA (unlimited users)
  8. UL (3 concurrent users)


Full text access of following standards are moved to these platforms:

Important Notes:

  • Users should not use Virtual Private Network (VPN) service when accessing e-resources from off campus. This may trigger suspension of user's account.
  • For security reason, you are advised to change NetPassword regularly via IdPortal and follow the password rules. Please visit the ITS website for details.