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British Standards Institute
The British Standards Institute (BSI) is the business standards company that helps organizations all over the world make excellence a habit. BSI help businesses improve performance, reduce risk and achieve sustainable growth. Find out more:
Finding Standards and Regulations
You can search for Standards using a number of resources:
Barbour Index This link opens in a new window Offers full text documentation on legislation, regulations and standards for environment, health & safety, and construction professionals. The online tools help improve decision making, understand complex information areas, reduce risks and manage projects.
British Standards Online (BSOL) This link opens in a new window British Standards Online: The Library has a subscription to British Standards Online (BSOL).
BSOL is a database of more than 50,000 British and adopted European and international standards covering all subject areas.
The Library provides full-text access to up to 150 standards selected by your lecturers. A guide is available below.
If you need a Standard that we don't have access to, then email Vanessa Hill (email@example.com) .
IEEE Xplore (IEEE/IET Electronic Library (IEL)) This link opens in a new window IEEE Xplore: Our subscription includes access to over 3,800 full-text technical standards covering a range of subjects including:
Using British Standards Online