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Standards: Major Standards @ NUS

This subject guide gives an introduction about Standards and covers major sets of standards available at NUS Libraries: Singapore Standards, British Standards, IEC Standards, IEEE Standards and ASTM standards.

Major Standards Available at NUS Libraries

Refer to table below on how to find SS, BS, IEC, IEEE and ASTM standards. Use Chrome, Firefox or Safari when accessing the e-resources.

Note: External members and visitors can access hard copies of standards e.g. Singapore Standards. However, they have no access to online standards in subscribed databases.

No. Prefix Standards List of E-Resources How to Find? Remarks
1a

SS

SS EN

Singapore Standards

(includes Eurocodes adopted by Singapore)

Online: Singapore Standards Database 

(view-only access, no downloads)

#Hard copies: LINC

Search using standard number with or without prefix by Standard Number (leave a space between prefix & number)

OR

Search using keywords/phrases from title by Title

Some with prefixes ASTM, EN, ISO can be found

To check for amendments or find hard copies in LINC, see this guide.

1b CP Singapore Standards : Code of Practice

Online: Singapore Standards Database

(view-only access, no downloads)

#Hard copies: LINC

Search using standard number with or without prefix by Standard Number (leave a space between prefix & number)

OR

Search using keywords/phrases from title by Title

 

To check for amendments or find hard copies in LINC, see this guide

2 BS

British Standards

(includes Eurocodes adopted by Britain)

a) FindMore

b) British Standards Online (BSOL)

a) FindMore

Search using standard number e.g. BS 2440:1999+A2:2014. Click into 'Books and E-Resources' Results. The same applies for other prefixes like EN, IEC, ISO.

OR

Search using title e.g. Flexible and rigid cellular polymeric materials. Accelerated aging tests. If there are too many hits, limit results by Content Types > Standards.

b) BSOL

Search using standard number with or without prefix (leave a space between prefix & number)

OR

Search using keywords/phrases from title

Selected standards only

Some with prefixes EN, IEC, ISO can be found

For more info, see these guides:

3 IEC IEC Standards

a) IHS Standards Expert. IEC

b) IEEE Xplore

c) FindMore

d) British Standards Online (BSOL)

e) LINC

a) IHS Standards Expert. IEC

Search using standard number with or without prefix (leave a space between prefix & number)

OR

Search using keywords/phrases from title

For b) to e), check the respective rows in this table

Selected standards only

Has ISO ones on electrical engineering

For more info, see this guide

4 IEEE IEEE Standards IEEE Xplore

Search using standard number with prefix (leave a space between prefix & number)

OR

Search using keywords/phrases from title

Complete set (excludes drafts)

Has selected ANSI, IEC or ISO standards on electrical and computing engineering

For more info, see this guide

5 ASTM ASTM Standards

a) ASTM Compass

b) IEEE Xplore

c) LINC

 

a) ASTM Compass

Search using standard number with prefix (leave a space between prefix & number)

OR

Search using keywords/phrases from title

For b) & c), check the respective rows in this table

Complete set

For more info, see this guide

# Current standards/codes of practice are kept at Central Library, Level 5, Singapore-Malaysia Collection. Withdrawn standards/codes of practice are kept in the Closed Stacks. Closed Stacks are internal storage areas not accessible to users. To obtain a closed stack item, place an online request first. For procedures, see https://libfaq.nus.edu.sg/faq/71255

Only if subject is on electrical or electro technical matters