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Patents & Standards: Standards

This guide will help you find patent information and standards.

What is a standard?


A standard is a document that provides requirements, specifications, guidelines or characteristics that can be used consistently to ensure that materials, products, processes and services are fit for their purpose. - International Standards Organization, ISO.

Finding standards


UTS Library has a number of standards in our collection, including all Australian and some ISO standards.

The best way to find print standards is using the library catalogue.

If the standard is not available in the Library Catalogue, please try the databases listed below.  If you have difficulty in finding a standard, please contact a librarian.

Australian Standards

A Google search will find more open-access standards used in different industries in Australia.

Google Web Search

International Standards