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Standards Documents: Standards

Resources for the UNLV community to find and learn about standards documents


UNLV Libraries provides access to a variety of standards documents to campus, and several sets are available to the public.  On this page you will also find information for instructors, students, and researchers interested in the standards publication process.  If you have questions, please don't hesitate to email Sue Wainscott, Engineering Librarian, at  

Celebrate standards documents!

October 14 is World Standards Day.  This day is an opportunity to celebrate the value that standards bring to our world. 

Locating engineering standards

Not sure which standards apply to your project? Try browsing the International Classification for Standards using the link below.

The below databases and webpages provide access to standards documents in Engineering and other fields. 

Locating standards for topics beyond engineering

Standards developing organizations

ANSI offers a variety of educational resources about standards.  Includes resources for K-12+ and professional development. 

IEEE offers Learn about the standards development lifecycle

Additional standards in the library collection, print and e-formats

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