A standard sets out the requirements for the properties, dimensions, performance, qualities, and testing of products and services. The Library subscribes to three major sources of British and international standards:
Technical reports are the primary means of technical communication for many organisations. A report may contain: experimental procedures, production data, specifications, standards, operating plans, drawings and/or raw results.
A large amount of information contained in reports will never be formally published as a journal article or within a book so they can be difficult to find. Some useful sources for technical reports are: