The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology Information Service (formerly the National Bureau of Standards) will provide free lists of standards from a key-word index and will supply names of agencies from which copies can be obtained. Much of their data is available under the Standard Reference Data Program.
Standards are acquired either in sets or individually. To find one, check Search@UW under both the name of the issuing agency and its initials. Look for collective titles -- standards, recommendations, specifications, practices, etc. -- and for the individual title (if you know it).
Selective List of Standards
This is a selective list of some of the standards in the library (and their web sites) which are most useful for UW-Stout's programs. There are many other standards in the library; check Search@UW under the sponsoring agency's name. In addition, many of the associations below publish other standards than those listed. Again, check the Stout Library Catalog for a complete record of our holdings.
Other Print Standards Available in the University Library
You may wish to use the standards collections in other Wisconsin libraries. Identify many of these by using Badgerlink/WISCAT (scroll down to link), the union catalog of many Wisconsin academic and public libraries, or try: WorldCat in FirstSearch
Borrow from Other Libraries
Many standards not owned by the library can be borrowed from another library. Inquire at the Reference Desk.