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Links to standards published by major organizations (ANSI, IEEE,...), and links to global standards search engines.


ANSI Standards  (see also Introduction to ANSI)

ANSI promotes the development of American National Standards (ANS) by accrediting the procedures of standards developing organizations (SDOs). These groups work cooperatively to develop voluntary national consensus standards. ANSI also promotes the use of U.S. standards internationally, and is the U.S. representative of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).

Looking up American National Standards

The ANSI Standards Store allows user to search or browse for standards published by ANSI and affiliates including IEC and ISO.

Accessing digital full-text of American National Standards

The WSU Library System does not have online access to full-text versions of ANSI Standards, but they are available for purchase and download at the ANSI eStandards Store. WSU affiliates can also submit an online request for a standard to the library's Document Delivery service using this online request form, and library staff will try to obtain a digital version on your behalf.

Accessing American National Standards in print format

WSU does not collect ANSI standards in print format. ANSI Standards may be available at the Detroit Public Library, Main Branch (313.481.1391).