In order to locate a standard, you need the following pieces of information: name or acronym of the standards developing organization (SDO), standard number, title of the standard, and date of standard. Consult the appropriate standards database (ASTM, IEEE, etc...) to locate the desired standard. Also check QCAT for print standards located in Queen's University Library.
If you're looking for standards on a particular subject, search appropriate keywords ("smoke detectors" or "smoke alarms") in the search engines at the bottom of the page.
If you can't locate a standard in any of our print and online resources, try one of the following standards search engines.