National Standards Policy Advisory Committee
IHS Standards Store
Search for engineering standards, military standards, military specifications, technical information and regulations, mechanical design specifications, electrical design specifications, and news from the world’s leading Standards Developing Organizations.
NSSN: A National Resource for Global Standards
A National Resource for Global Standards is a search engine that provides users with standards-related information from a wide range of developers, including organizations accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), other U.S. private sector standards bodies, government agencies and international organizations.
Search for standards and specifications from more than 300 organizations. Order copies of standards in paper format. Download PDF formats when available.
Standards Developing Organizations
- Acoustical Society of America (ASA)
- American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA)
- American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
- American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
ANSI eStandards Store
- American Society for Quality (ASQ)
- American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
ASTM Standards Search
- American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
- American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
- Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
IEEE Standards Association
IEEE Xplore- Index to IEEE publications including standards.
- National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)
- National Information Standards Organization (NISO)
- NIST- National Institute of Standards and Technology (US Dept of Commerce)
- Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA)
TIA Standards and Technology
- Association frangaise de normalisation (AFNOR-France)
- British Standards Institution(BSI)
- Deutsches Institut fur Normung (DIN-Germany)
- International Organization for Standardization(ISO)
Search for ISO standards
- International Electrotechnical Commission(IEC)
IEC Search and Buy
- Japanese Industrial Standards Committee(JISC)
- Japanese Standards Association (JSA)
JSA/JIS Comprehensive standards search
- Standards Council of Canada(SCC)
- ABC’s Of Standards-Related Activities in the United States (NIST)
- Standards Engineering Society (SES) Includes a very complete list of national and international standards development organizations.
- Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) -an independent, not-for-profit product safety testing and certification organization.
- Web Standards Project
- World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) – issues specifications, guidelines, software, and tools.