British Standards Online (BSOL) is the online standards database that makes using standards easier and more cost-effective. You can access a comprehensive library of over 90,000 internationally recognised standards. It’s available 24/7 and revised every single day so you’ll always be up to date on the latest industry best practice.


Within our database of current and historic standards, you can create your own custom collection of standards or select subject-based modules to suit your needs.

In addition to British Standards, you can also access ASTM, ISO, CEN, CENELEC and IEC on BSOL.

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New standards added to BSOL in 2016

2016 was another great year for standards added to BSOL. Over 5000 new documents were added increasing the full value of the collection by £500,000. Discover how BSOL continues to improve and the significant additions to each of the 53 modules.  

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You will be updated daily to ensure you are always using the current version of a standard and be ready for change before your competitors.

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You can choose from highly flexible subscription options. Organizations can subscribe to the full collection, choose from 53 module subjects or create a customized collection.

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