If you need access to the United States pharmacopoeia (USP) then you can get it by logging in through the IT Tallaght Library website. You can find the USP on the page at the link below. Just search for pharmacopoeia at the link below and click it. You will then be required to login using your IT Tallaght student details.
Pharmacopoeias are books which contain information on how to identify medicinal compounds. Some of the more common pharmacopoeias published include the European, United States and the WHO.
This is an example of a protocol for testing sterility from the WHO’s pharmacopoeia
TEST FOR STERILITY
Here is an example of the protocol for identifying the medicinal product Asprin (Acetylsalicylic acid).
Asprin-Acetylsalicylic acid Specification