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A quick introduction to standards how to access them

British Standards Online

The University has a subscription to the British Standards Online (BSOL) database 

You can access a comprehensive library of over 97,000 internationally recognised standards. It’s available 24/7 and revised every single day so you’ll always be up to date on the latest industry best practice.
It includes a full range of technical and business content in the subject areas of Health and Life Sciences and Science, Engineering and Technology, including business, commerce and finance, construction, electrical and electronic engineering, healthcare and medical devices, manufacturing, and mining and minerals.

In addition to British Standards, you can access some (but not all)  ASTM, ISO, CEN, CENELEC and IEC on BSOL. 

Help and guidance is available in the BSOL user guide.  You can also view an introductory video online and other guidance material online via the BSI website. 

Regular webinars are run throughout the year by BSI to help users make the most of BSOL.

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