Standards in State Library Victoria

Guide to Australian manufacturing standards, accounting standards, food code, building code and design rules

British Standards

 Accessing current issues of British Standards

 British Standards post-1988 are available to be purchased from SAI Global .

Accessing older or print-based issues

State Library Victoria holds a complete print set from 1903 to 1988 (including superseded editions).

  • the British Standards or BSI Catalogue is the index to British Standards. More recent issues are onsite, older editions are held offsite and can be ordered via Library staff.

State Library Victoria


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