A standard is a document that provides requirements, specifications, guidelines or characteristics that can be used consistently to ensure that materials, products, processes and services are fit for their purpose. International standards ensure that products and services are safe, reliable and of good quality.
Source: ISO Standards
The library receives these standards in paper format and they are shelved in the Reference area at call number QC100/C3C2. An online index is available - click on Publications of the Canadian General Standards Board to browse Standards Index.